Advocate Investigator
DisabilityRights Florida
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Post Date: Feb 01, 2024
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: Negotiable
Salary: 50,800
Location: US - Florida - TALLAHASSEE
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Bilingual/Multilingual candidates preferred.
This will be a full-time position and can be located in any of our four offices: Tallahassee, Gainesville, Tampa or Fort Lauderdale.
Advocate/Investigators share responsibility with other Disability Rights Florida program staff for providing information, technical assistance, outreach, and training. Advocate/Investigators are expected to successfully resolve assigned issues using authorized strategies to include negotiation, education, information and referral or other appropriate activity on behalf of clients of Disability Rights Florida. The primary responsibility of the Advocate/Investigator is to support the organization’s efforts to advocate for the enforcement of the civil rights of people with disabilities as provided by law and regulation. Advocate/Investigators work under attorney supervision and, depending on the team or grant, work directly with the client to gather facts necessary to advocate effectively on the client’s behalf before service providers or state agencies.

•        Education or experience equivalent to a four-year undergraduate degree required.
•        Government clearance by the United States Government Office of Personal Management is required for the position. Applicants not having received clearance will be considered, however continued employment depends on obtaining clearance.
•        Training, education, and/or experience working with individuals with mental illness and/or intellectual/developmental disabilities is required

Contact Details
Name: Cynthia Ryan Harris
City: Tallahassee
State/Province: Florida
Zipcode: 32308
Country: United States
Ph: 8504889071