Advocacy Specialist

Disability Rights Montana seeks to hire an Advocacy Specialist to work in our Core Service Unit. The Core Service Unit provides information and referrals to people with disabilities and the public inquiring about services, programs, and the civil rights of people with disabilities. The Core Service Unit also determines client eligibility for agency services based on Federal regulations and agency priorities.

Applicant must be self-motivated, have the ability to problem solve through research, demonstrate proficient writing skills, have fluent computer knowledge and be able to communicate effectively with people with disabilities, family members, and providers. Experience with accessible technology, webinar initiation, and virtual event platforms a plus. .

Applicant will be required to work collaboratively in a team environment and under the supervision of an attorney.

Five years of qualifying experience required; or a Bachelor’s Degree and three years of qualifying experience.

Position is located in Helena, Montana. Some travel may be required.  Salary is commensurate with experience. A generous benefit package includes paid time off, 403(b) retirement plan, health, life, dental, vision, long term care insurance, and professional development.

Disability Rights Montana offers excellent benefits and competitive salary. Starting salary ranges from $34,000 – $44,200 DOE.

Position will be open until filled. Please submit a letter of interest and resume to:

Kelli Kaufman
Director of Finance & Administration
1022 Chestnut Street
Helena, MT 59601

or by email to:
kelli@disabilityrightsmt.org

Paralegal

Disability Rights Montana seeks to hire an experienced Paralegal. The Paralegal works under the supervision of the Attorney Work Group to support and assist staff attorneys to carry out the legal priorities, objectives, and casework of the agency.

Applicant must be self-motivated, have the ability to problem solve through research, demonstrate proficient writing skills, have fluent computer knowledge, and be able to communicate effectively with people with disabilities, family members, and providers.

Applicant must also be familiar with Federal and Montana Rules of Civil Procedure, Federal and Montana Rules of Evidence, Federal and Montana Uniform District Court Rules, local court rules, and applicable citation manuals.

Applicant must have a minimum of three years of qualifying experience, a diploma, degree, or certification in paralegal studies, or work equivalent.

Position is located in Helena, Montana. Some travel may be required. Salary is commensurate with experience. A generous benefit package includes paid time off, 403(b) retirement plan, health, life, dental, vision, long term care insurance, and professional development.

Disability Rights Montana offers excellent benefits and competitive salary. Starting salary ranges from $34,000 – $44,200 DOE.

Position will be open until filled. Please submit a letter of interest and resume to:

Kelli Kaufman
Director of Finance & Administration
1022 Chestnut Street
Helena, MT 59601

or by email to:
kelli@disabilityrightsmt.org