Join the DLC Team
Current Employment Opportunity
- Legal Rights Advocate - Anchorage Office (posted 7-2-15)
The Disability Law Center of Alaska, a nonprofit law firm advocating on behalf of Alaskans with disabilities, seeks Legal Rights Advocate with a strong background in disability advocacy, and preferably knowledge of social services available in Alaska.
The role of the Advocate is to inform individuals with disabilities about their options, to assist clients to express preferences, and to ensure that these preferences are heard and vigorously pursued within the scope of the law. This Advocate position will primarily focus on the rights of individuals with disabilities to access employment and to access government benefits, and on monitoring facilities that provide care and services to Alaskans with disabilities.
A genuine commitment to social justice for underserved populations, with an awareness of and sensitivity to people with disabilities is very important.
- Personal Credibility
- Communication Proficiency
- Organizational Skills
- Technical Capacity
- Teamwork Orientation
- Critical Thinking
Salary $35k+ doe. Fringe benefits include health, dental, vision, 403(b) plan, and generous personal leave.
- Cover letter;
- Application; (download MS Word application here or the PDF version here)
- Resume; and,
David C. Fleurant, Executive Director
3330 Arctic Blvd., Suite 103
Anchorage, AK 99503
Application packet may also be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org
The position remains open until filled.
The Disability Law Center of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer. DLC particularly encourages applications from members of minority groups, people with disabilities and others whose backgrounds may contribute to more effective representation of low-income and underserved communities.