Disability Rights Washington (DRW) seeks a full-time (35 hours/week; exempt) Legal Advocacy Director to lead our legal program’s efforts, which range from power-building with communities to class action litigation. The Legal Advocacy Director reports to the Executive Director and serves on the executive leadership team.
DRW understands the importance and contribution of candidates with lived experience. People with disabilities, African American, Black, Indigenous, and people of color, and those from other oppressed groups and all protected classes are strongly encouraged to apply.
Candidates must be committed to participating in DRW’s daily attempts to apply Disability Justice and race equity principles to our work. Information about Disability Justice can be found here: https://www.sinsinvalid.org/blog/10-principles-of-disability-justice. DRW is committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and expects employees to participate in DEI-related work and training. Information about that work is here: https://www.disabilityrightswa.org/diversity-equity-inclusion/.
This position will be based in either our Seattle or Spokane office. There is the option to work remotely at least part of each week. The Legal Advocacy Director must reside in Washington within six weeks of starting the position.
For Full Job Description and to Apply: https://www.disabilityrightswa.org/now-hiring-legal-advocacy-director/