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The Consortium for Constituents with Disabilities
820 First Street, NE, Ste. 740
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 567-3516 phone
(202) 408-9520 fax

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

Disability Policy Advisor - PVA

Responsible for representing Paralyzed Veterans of America on Capitol Hill, at federal agencies, and within the national disability community on federal disability rights issues. 

For more information, visit:

[Date: November 22, 2023]

Director of Advocacy and Governmental Affairs - American Council of the Blind 

The American Council of the Blind seeks a Director of Advocacy and Governmental Affairs to join our team! The Director of Advocacy and Governmental Affairs leads the promotion and development of ACB’s advocacy and legislative agendas (e.g., strategic goals, initiatives) through maintaining relationships with elected and appointed government officials, corporate partners, and disability and civil rights organizations. 

For more information, visit:

[Date: November 16, 2023]

2024 Public Policy Fellowship Program - The Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation

We seek an exemplary professional, a person experiencing disability, or a family member of someone with intellectual or developmental disabilities to serve as a 2024 Public Policy Fellow in Washington, DC.

The Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation Public Policy Fellowship is a one-year, full-time, intensive immersion experience. Fellows are assigned for a full year to actively participate in public policy development in the offices of a Member of Congress, a Congressional committee, or more rarely in a federal agency. The purpose of the Fellowship is to prepare emerging and established leaders to assume new public policy leadership roles at the state or national levels. The Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation Public Policy Fellowship is a one-year, full-time, intensive immersion experience in Washington, D.C. During the year, Fellows will learn first-hand:

  • how federal legislation is initiated, developed, and passed by Congress;
  • how programs are administered and regulations promulgated by federal agencies; and
  • how the organized disability community works to shape public policy for people with disabilities and their families.

For more information, visit:

[Date: October 31, 2023]

Health Staff Attorney/Policy Advocate - Justice in Aging 

Justice in Aging seeks an attorney or policy advocate with at least three years of experience and a strong commitment to advancing equity, to join our Health Team. Our work addresses the systemic and intersectional inequities faced by older adults of color, older women, LGBTQ+ older adults, older adults with disabilities, and older adults who are immigrants or have limited English proficiency. The successful candidate will work to increase equitable access to oral health for low income older adults and improve Medicare for people who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. 

For more information, visit

[Date: October 30, 2023]

NDRN is Hiring!

NDRN is hiring for multiple positions and invites any qualified candidates to apply. Additional information about each position, including application timelines and closing dates, can be found by clicking on the link for each position or on the NDRN Careers page.

  • Staff Attorney – Provide technical assistance and training on rights and strategies related to vocational rehabilitation, transition services, and employment.
  • Disability Advocacy Specialist – provide training and technical assistance on work incentives benefits and employment services.
  • Director of Finance and Administration – maintain overall responsibility for the financial operations of NDRN and lead NDRN’s Finance and Administration team.

[Date: October 19, 2023]

The Jewish Federations of North America

Project Assistant, Holocaust Survivor Care & Institute Aging, Trauma
Assistant Manager, Projects, Holocaust Survivor Care
Assistant Manager, Partnerships and Grants, Holocaust Survivor Care
Project Manager, Holocaust Survivor Care & Institute Aging, Trauma
Assistant Director, Strategic Partnerships, Holocaust Survivor Care
Assistant Director, Strategic Partnerships, Holocaust Survivor Care

[Date: October 19, 2023]

Specialist, Grassroots and Advocacy Engagement - Goodwill Industries International, Inc. (GII) 

RESPONSIBLE TO: Vice President of Government Affairs

DIVISION/DEPART: Government Relations/Legal





- Engages with local Goodwill organizations to enhance advocacy engagement.
- Develops and implements grassroots/grasstops advocacy campaigns, utilizing the Legislative Action
- Center, social media and other digital strategies.
- Supports planning of GII’s annual advocacy event.

For more information, visit

[Date: October 5, 2023]

Internship/fellowship: 2024 Paul G. Hearne Emerging Leader Award   - AAPD 

AAPD is seeking to recognize two (2) emerging leaders or groups with disabilities who exemplify leadership, advocacy, and dedication to the broader cross-disability community. People can apply as an individual or as a group up to four (4) people being recognized for the award. Awardees will receive $7,500 to further a new or existing initiative that increases opportunities for people with disabilities and $2,500 in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the disability community.

We encourage applicants who self-identify as an emerging leader with a disability to apply, regardless of U.S. citizenship, incarceration status, or age. We especially encourage people who have experienced intersecting forms of discrimination and from historically excluded backgrounds, rural areas, and U.S. territories to apply. An applicant’s status as an emerging leader is not necessarily tied to age, education status, employment, or specific experience or involvement in the disability community.

For more information, visit

[Date: October 2, 2023]

2024 AAPD Summer Internship Program  - AAPD 

The AAPD Summer Internship Program is a professional and career development opportunity for disabled students and recent graduates. In this program, participants access meaningful employment, gain leadership skills, and connect to the broader disability community. We place college students, graduate students, law students, and recent graduates with all types of disabilities in a 10-week paid summer internship for 32 hours a week with Congressional offices, federal agencies, and nonprofit and for-profit organizations within the Washington, DC area and nationwide.

For Summer 2024, AAPD will offer a hybrid internship program with some interns joining remotely from across the country while some interns will be based in Washington DC.

During the summer, interns will:
Build their leadership and advocacy skills in our Disability Advocacy Certificate Program
Connect one on one with a mentor who has similar professional goals and interests
Join virtual weekly community events

AAPD provides all interns with a competitive living stipend, transportation to and from Washington, DC, and supports for housing and technology.

For more information, visit

[Date: October 2, 2023]

Civil Rights - Supported Decision-Making Staff Attorney - Center for Public Representation 

The Center for Public Representation (CPR) is seeking a new Staff Attorney!

This position is for a staff attorney with up to 3 years of legal experience who is committed to advancing the civil and decision-making rights of people with disabilities and who is dedicated to racial and social justice.

This attorney would join our systemic litigation and policy team to promote civil rights, self-determination, community integration, and improvements in services for people with disabilities throughout the country. This attorney would also be an integral part of CPR’s Supported Decision-Making Initiatives, which focus on ensuring people with disabilities exercise choice in all aspects of their lives. 

For more information, visit

[Date: August 29, 2023]

Aging Policy Director - ADvancing States 

ADvancing States represents the nation’s 56 state and territorial agencies on aging and disabilities and supports visionary state leadership, the advancement of state systems innovation, and the articulation of national policies that support home and community-based services for older adults and individuals with disabilities. ADvancing States is seeking an aging policy director. The director will have the responsibility for providing technical assistance and training to the nation’s state aging directors. The successful candidate will be a college graduate with a minimum of five years of experience in aging; strong leadership skills; demonstrated written and oral communication skills; and possess analytical capability.
This position is full-time and based in Arlington, Virginia. Some travel is required. 

For more information, visit 

[Date: August 10, 2023]

Specialist, State Legislative Affairs - APTA

About 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?

Then you want to work for APTA!

APTA is the trusted leader for the physical therapy profession, representing more than 100,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and physical therapy students. Our approximately 150 employees support the association’s mission to build a community that advances the profession of physical therapy to improve the health of society. Learn more in our Association Profile.

For more information, visit

[Date: August 2, 2023]

Manager, State Affairs - APTA

Brief Desciption:  This position is the lead for the Association's State Affairs department.
Unit/Department: Public Affairs/State Affairs
FLSA Status:  Full-time, Exempt
Location:  This position is located on-site at the APTA headquarters in Alexandria, VA
For more information, visit

[Date: June 12, 2023]