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Assistant Clients' Rights Advocate
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); plus 1-2 years related experience and/or training
  • Ability to read, write, interpret, and translate Spanish
  • Provide initial response to new requests for assistance
  • Apply screening guidelines to identify problems and determine appropriateness of advocacy services
  • Provide information and referral to individuals who do not qualify for representation or services by the Clients' Rights Advocate
  • Process requests for materials and publications
  • Participate in ongoing development of intake and referral guidelines and data collection procedures and techniques
  • Assist the Clients' Rights Advocate in the interviewing of clients and other relevant people
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Desired Qualifications
  • Associate's (AA) degree in a related field or equivalent from two-year college or technical school OR Bachelor's (BA or BS) degree in a related field from four-year college OR equivalent combination of experience and/or training
  • Knowledge of legal and other resources throughout the state, which are potentially available to individuals with developmental disabilities
  • Contacts with disability organizations and/or within disability communities
  • Contacts with multi-ethnic organizations and/or within multi-ethnic communities
  • Experience working with and/or sensitivity to persons with disabilities and/or experience working with and/or sensitivity to persons from multi-ethnic communities
  • Life experience as a person with a disability OR direct experience as a caregiver of a family member with a disability
Disability Rights California