Employment Opportunities

Advocate-Investigator

Disability Rights Florida is accepting applications for an Advocate/ Investigator in the Hollywood, Florida office.

The ideal candidate would have several years of professional experience advocating on behalf of individuals with disabilities. This position specifically focuses in the areas of special education and the Rehabilitation Act. Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of individuals from diverse communities and backgrounds, verbally and in writing, as well as a demonstrated interest in disability rights and a commitment to social justice advocacy, are required. Advocacy experience in either social or human service, government, public interest, legal or healthcare environments and education equivalent to a four-year undergraduate degree required.

Excellent research and writing skills, along with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks are also essential to this position. Statewide travel required.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. A favorable background check is required. Excellent benefits package.

Please submit a Disability Rights Florida application, resume, and writing sample to Renee Jackson at:

Email: Job821@disabilityrightsflorida.org, or
Mail: Disability Rights Florida, 2473 Care Dr. Suite 200, Tallahassee, FL 32308, or
Fax: 850-617-6691

Deadline to apply is close of business September 30, 2018.

DFWP/EOE

Bilingual Advocacy Specialist

Disability Rights Florida has an opening in our Intake Unit for a Bilingual Advocacy Specialist in the Tallahassee office.

The Bilingual Advocacy Specialist is responsible for initial contact and in-depth telephone interviews with callers seeking information or requesting our services. Outstanding communication skills and sensitivity to disability issues is required. Position demands efficient use of phone system technology and excellent computer skills. The ideal candidate would possess a bachelor’s degree or significant experience in social services, client assistance, disability services or information and referral. Applicant must be bilingual in English and Spanish. Excellent benefits package. A favorable background check is required. 

Please submit a Disability Rights Florida application, resume, and writing sample to Renee Jackson at:

Deadline to apply is close of business October 5, 2018.

DFWP/EOE

Employment Application

When you apply for a position at Disability Rights Florida, you may need to complete our employment application. It is an accessible PDF file that you can fill it out and signed electronically, save it, and send it to us.

If you want to request an accommodation or need any assistance completing the application, please contact us at 1-800-342-0823.