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JOBS, INTERNSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS
 

To list jobs, internships, or fellowships related to disability public policy on the CCD website,
please visit: Job Posting Request Form.


Disability Civil Rights Staff Attorney Position – Updated Salary Scale – Open Until Filled  - Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF)

Berkeley, CA
FTE: Full time
Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF) in Berkeley, California seeks an attorney with one to eight years of experience to help develop and litigate cutting edge cases that advance the rights of people with disabilities, and to support DREDF’s advocacy work in advancing civil rights and liberties for disabled people.

Link to full description and how to apply

[Date: September 20, 2022]



Public Policy Subject Matter Expert - SourceAmerica

As a Government Affairs, Public Policy SME, your work functions will include but are not limited to:

Responsible for monitoring legislation, regulation and other policy for opportunities and challenges to related key public policy issues approved by SourceAmerica Board of Directors.
Responsible for collaborating with key stakeholders in the disability community to build relationships
Responsible for drafting weekly public policy update.
Assist with drafting policy alerts, policy issue briefs, statements, and policy documents.
Assist with government affairs activities relating to public policy such as supporting the NCSE Public Policy Committee.
Provide support for other Government Affairs activities such as the Grassroots Advocacy Conference, congressional meetings, and meetings with the Administration. 

Link to full description and how to apply

[Date: September 19, 2022]


Policy and Advocacy Senior Associate  - The Arc 

The Arc is the nation's leading nonprofit advocating on behalf of and serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), their families and the people who support them. The Arc's mission is to promote and protect the human rights of people with IDD and actively support their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.

Link to full description and how to apply

[Date: September 15, 2022]



Executive Director - The Council for Learning Disabilities (CLD) 

The Council for Learning Disabilities (CLD) is an international organization composed of professionals representing diverse disciplines. CLD is committed to enhancing the education and quality of life for individuals with learning disabilities across their lifespan. We do this by promoting and disseminating evidence-based research and practices related to the education of individuals with disabilities through scholarly outlets and our annual conference. In addition, we foster: (a) collaboration among professionals, (b) development of leaders in the fields; and (c) policies that support individuals with learning disabilities at local, state, and national levels. We believe all individuals with learning disabilities should be empowered to achieve their full potential.

Link to full description and how to apply

[Date: August 10, 2022]


Accessibility and Communications Specialist - AAHD

The American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) www.aahd.us is a cross-disability national non-profit 501(c) (3) organization dedicated to ensuring health equity and inclusion for persons with disabilities through policy, research, education, and dissemination.  AAHD activities are largely funded by federal agencies and foundations.  The official journal of AAHD is the Disability and Health Journal (www.disabilityandhealthjnl.com).

Link to full description and how to apply

[Date: August 10, 2022]


Communications Director - DREDF

The Communications Director coordinates and executes DREDF’s external and internal communications, working closely with our staff and leadership to advance our advocacy and development objectives.

Responsibilities include media relations, collaborating on social media, as well as working with other staff on our Disability Media Alliance Project (DMAP). DMAP’s purpose is to work with journalists and media professionals to inform and enhance disability representation through education and technical assistance.

Link to full description and how to apply

[Date: August 10, 2022]


Senior Manager, Digital Marketing & CRM - The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)

The American Foundation for the Blind is looking for an experienced candidate to expand the scope of AFB’s digital engagement, advocacy, and fundraising and drive its performance to the next level. This role leads the entire stakeholder engagement cycle (awareness, consideration, conversion, and advocacy) for the AFB mission and brand.

Link to full description and how to apply

[Date: August 10, 2022]



Specialist, Congressional Lobbyist - American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Do you want to contribute to an organization dedicated to improving societal health? Would you like to collaborate with colleagues who are passionate about making a difference? Are you excited to work in a new state-of-the-art building designed to encourage movement, participation, and employee health?

Link to full description and how to apply

[Date: August 4, 2022]


Legal Director - Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

Link to full description and how to apply

[Date: August 4, 2022]


Director, State Government Affairs - Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks is seeking a Director, State Government Affairs candidate located in Albany, New York, New York State or New Jersey. This a remote position.

This position works closely with state legislatures and agencies, the autism community, and others to develop, enact, and implement the state policy objectives of Autism Speaks. 

Link to full description and how to apply

[Date: August 1, 2022]



Coordinator, Advocacy Projects - Autism Speaks

Are you a go getter who works until the job is done? Are you warm, outgoing authentic, passionate and inspiring? If that is you then we invite you to apply for this great opportunity! Autism Speaks is looking for a Coordinator in our Advocacy department. This is remote position in Washington, D.C. Traveling to Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. as needed.

Link to full description and how to apply

[Date: August 1, 2022]


Manager of State Policy - RespectAbility

Reporting to the Senior Director of Policy and Workforce Development and serving as an integral member of RespectAbility’s Policy and Practices Department, the Manager of State Policy is a full-time position responsible for working with the policy team, board members, volunteers, partners, and other stakeholders to achieve the policy and advocacy goals outlined in RespectAbility’s strategic plan and policy agenda.

The Manager of State Policy will assist in efforts to promote widespread use of RespectAbility’s recommendations on disability policy, job seeker supports, employer adoption of best practices, educational attainment, disability entrepreneurship, and more. They will collaborate with all members of the policy team to implement strategies and opportunities to educate and impact decision-makers at both the state and local level. They will contribute to advocacy and education efforts both informally through relationship building and through the legislative/regulatory process.

Link to full description and how to apply

[Date: July 1, 2022]


Policy & Advocacy Director - National Down Syndrome Congress 

Reporting to the NDSC Executive Director, the Policy & Advocacy Director directs and spearheads all federal, state and local policy initiatives on behalf of the National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC). She/he oversees and works in constant collaboration with the NDSC Policy Team, the NDSC Executive Director and the NDSC Policy Advisory Council. She must possess the ability to analyze and respond to complex legal and legislative issues, communicate effectively through writing and public speaking, and professionally and effectively represent NDSC in all advocacy matters.

Link to full description and how to apply

[Date: June 10, 2022]