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Full-time, exempt position
This position will be located at one of our four Florida offices (Tallahassee, Gainesville, Tampa, or Hollywood). Currently working remotely.
As a member of the Leadership Team, the Director of Advocacy, Education and Outreach reports to the Legal Director and is responsible for directing the delivery of advocacy services, education and outreach provided by Disability Rights Florida attorneys, advocates, and coordinators. The DAEO works with the Legal Director in developing the long-range strategic plan, agency Goals, Priorities and Objectives and coordinates with the other directors to oversee the development and implementation of organizational goals and work plans to ensure all staff are actively engaged in achieving planned outcomes. The Director of Advocacy, Education and Outreach reports outcomes to the Board of Directors and collaborates with community partners to ensure Disability Rights Florida continues to develop its reputation for excellence in advocacy for individuals with disabilities throughout Florida.
Disability Rights Florida
Disability Rights Florida was founded in 1977 as the statewide designated protection and advocacy system for individuals with disabilities in the State of Florida and is the third largest Protection and Advocacy system in the nation representing a growing, diverse state. Our mission is to advance the quality of life, dignity, equality, self-determination, and freedom of choice of persons with disabilities through collaboration, education, advocacy, as well as legal and legislative strategies. We are a passionate, highly motivated group and we are looking for exceptional talent to join our team. Disability Rights Florida offers an excellent comprehensive employee benefit package. Some of the benefits included are paid vacation time, contributed employer medical, vision and dental insurance, 401(k) plan with an employer 3% match, life, short and long-term disability insurance, and generous paid holidays. Salary is commensurate with experience.