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Disability Rights Advocate

Status

Full time

Location

Utica

Department

LIFE @ RCIL

Description

RCIL is looking for a new Disability Rights Advocate to provide information, referral and education services directed at increasing the consumer’s self-advocacy skills. The successful candidate will be expected to:


•    Complete initial consumer intake and assessment.
•    Provide information and referral services.
•    Maintain detailed files.
•    Have a basic knowledge of Social Security Administration, Department of Social Services, Legislative        Process, Americans with Disabilities Act and Rehabilitation Act.

RCIL is a civil rights organization that offers individuals with disabilities a wide range of independent living and advocacy services through the numerous programs we manage.  


Who may be considered:


Successful candidates will have at least two or more years working with people with disabilities. 


Placement: Full-Time


Wages: $15.39/hr.


Number of Vacancies: 1


Location: Utica, NY 


How to Apply:

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Candidates may apply via RCIL’s website at http://www.rcil.com/careers. A hard copy of your resume and cover letter may also be forwarded to: RCIL, P.O. Box 210, Utica, NY 13503-0210, Attention: Recruitment.


It is the policy of RCIL to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need assistance or accommodations to fully participate in the interview process, please contact the HR Recruiter at 315-797-4642. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a person’s disability.


RCIL promotes a scent/chemical free environment. To support this effort, we ask that all applicants refrain from wearing scented products while in its office.


RCIL is an equal opportunity employer. All persons—including people with disabilities; elders; women; and people of racial and ethnic minority—are encouraged to apply.


It is RCIL’s policy and agency standard that all employees participate in advocacy for Civil Rights and Agency activates. Apply today to make a difference!

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This document was developed under grant CFDA 93.778 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. However, these contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.