Careers

Thank you for your interest in Disability Rights Maryland (DRM)! Stay tuned for new postings. 

Staff Attorney: DRM seeks a passionate, civil rights-oriented, full-time attorney to represent clients in judicial and administrative proceedings, engage in systemic advocacy and policy work, monitor the implementation of complex systemic reform efforts, conduct outreach and education, and provide legal advice and technical assistance. We especially seek attorneys with experience in Medicaid or developmental disabilities issues.  (Posted 1/14/2022).

Advocate:  DRM seeks a full-time Advocate to support our goal to advance the civil and human rights of people with disabilities in Maryland.  The Advocate will conduct interviews and investigations, develop materials, engage in outreach and education, and provide support for team’s policy, legislative, and litigation.  We especially seek advocates with experience in alternatives to guardianship, and supporting people with disabilities.  (Posted 1/14/2022).

Legal Advocacy Director: Disability Rights Maryland seeks a Director of Legal Advocacy to work closely with the Executive Director and Litigation Counsel to identify, shape and guide DRM’s broad-based, high-impact advocacy efforts. The Director manages the coordination of DRM’s legal work and advocacy projects and monitors for compliance with all standards for professional practice. DRM’s Managing Attorneys are supervised by the Director of Legal Advocacy Director who is responsible for ensuring professional excellence in the delivery of legal and advocacy services by DRM legal staff. The Director of Legal Advocacy reports directly to the Executive Director. (Posted 12/17/2021).

Litigation Counsel: Disability Rights Maryland (DRM) seeks a passionate, experienced attorney to lead major litigation efforts by the organization to advance the human and legal rights of people with disabilities consistent with DRM’s vision and mission. We invite applications from attorneys who have a demonstrated commitment to disability and civil rights, and who would be interested in, and capable of, contributing to innovative litigation and policy advocacy in federal and state court and courts of appeal. The Litigation Counsel works closely with the Executive Director and Director of Legal Advocacy and collaborates with DRM’s direct service, policy and communications teams. The attorney must be an experienced litigator with a strong track-record of training, mentoring and supervising attorneys. (Posted 12/17/2021).

Development Manager: Disability Rights Maryland has an immediate opening for full-time experienced Development Manager to support the organization’s growing development department and supervise the organization’s digital communications. The Development Manager reports to the Executive Director and is a part of DRM’s dynamic advocacy team which promotes and enforces the civil rights of people with disabilities. The Development Manager’s primary responsibilities include annual fund management, appeal writing, monthly sustainer development, gift processing and acknowledgement, database management, supervision of all communications (email and social media), assisting with grant proposals and planning special events. (Posted 12/15/2021).

Communications Associate: Disability Rights Maryland (DRM) has an exciting opportunity available for an individual that possess a strong communications background and is eager to be a part of DRM’s team protecting and promoting the civil and human rights of persons with disabilities. The Communications Associate will be responsible for DRM’s external communication activities, including message development and website content. This position reports to the Development Manager Director and interacts with DRM’s management staff on communications and resource development. (Posted 12/15/2021).