Employment

Disability Rights Oregon (DRO), Oregon’s Protection and Advocacy System for individuals with disabilities, is hiring for the following positions Executive Director,  Community Work Incentives Coordinator (CWIC), and an Intake Advocate.

DRO is a non-profit law office providing legal advocacy services statewide to Oregonians with disabilities. Services include legal advice and representation, intake and referral, outreach, training, and public policy advocacy. DRO has 25 staff members including attorneys, advocates, intake advocates, administrators, and support personnel.

 

We are seeking an Executive Director to lead the organization as it continues to improve the lives of Oregonians with disabilities. The position is located in Portland, Oregon.

Applications will be accepted until Friday, July 20, 2018. Interested candidates should submit a letter expressing, in detail, their interest in the position, and the experience that they believe demonstrates their ability to contribute to the future of DRO and its client community. The letter should be accompanied by a current resume, and names and contact information for three references. Electronic submissions are preferred. Materials should be emailed to execrecruit@droregon.org. Mailed submissions will also be accepted. Mail to: DRO Search Committee PO Box 1625, Portland, Oregon 97207. If you would like to submit your application in an alternate format, please contact us at jobs@droregon.org or 503-243-2081.

For any questions regarding our process, please call Michael Bailey, Search Committee Chair, 503-504-0318.

DRO offers a competitive salary and benefits package. DRO is an equal opportunity employer. DRO encourages candidates with disabilities, women, persons of color and others who represent distinct linguistic or cultural communities to apply.

Read the full Executive Director Solicitation here.

The Executive Director Solicitation is also available in PDF format.

 

The Community Work Incentives Coordinator (CWIC) position  to be part of the Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA) project team. The CWIC will provide counseling and support to individuals receiving disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA) who want to work.

Please submit a letter of interest, a copy of your resume, and a completed application form (available at http://www.droregon.org/about-us/employment). Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.  Position is open until filled.  Applications must be received by email at jobs@droregon.org. If you need to submit your application in an alternate format, please contact us at jobs@droregon.org or 503-243-2081.

Read the full WIPA CWIC job announcement here.

WIPA CWIC Application in Word

WIPA CWIC Application in PDF

 

The Intake Advocate provides people with disabilities options for self-advocacy, delivers information and referrals, performs intake interviews, and participates in limited agency outreach for the Employment, Housing, and Community Access Project.

Please submit a letter of interest, a copy of your resume, and a completed application.  All application materials must be received by email before on Sunday, August 26, by 11:59pm at jobs@droregon.org.  Interview priority will be given to applicants who apply on or before Sunday, August 12th.  If you need to submit your application in an alternate format or have difficulty accessing the application form, please contact us at jobs@droregon.org or 503-243-2081.

Read the full Intake Advocate Announcement and download the application here.