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DRM seeks a passionate, civil rights-oriented individual to support DRM’s goals to advance the civil and human rights of people with disabilities in Maryland. The Advocate will be a member of DRM’s Developmental Disabilities/Health Care team and assist in advocating to increase access to integrated community services for people with disabilities and to be free from discrimination, and for other civil rights protections. This is a full-time position to work as part of the team to investigate barriers to people with disabilities living in community settings including conducting interviews in facilities and the community, performing outreach, as well as collaborating with partner organizations. The Advocate will focus on serving people with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and the provision of assistive technology to Marylanders with disabilities (Posted 6/23/2021).
DRM seeks a passionate, civil rights-oriented, full-time attorney for a 2 year position to provide representation in eviction defense in support of DRM’s work to ensure access to safe, decent, affordable, and accessible housing. The attorney will be responsible for providing representation to income-eligible clients in eviction proceedings and other cases that would prevent the spread and risk of exposure of COVID-19. This position is funded through CARES Act funding and may be extended depending on available funding (Posted 6/2/2021).
Disability Rights Maryland is seeking a passionate and civil-rights oriented Voting Rights Advocate who will work with the various stakeholders to advance the full participation of people with disabilities in Maryland’s electoral process. The Voting Rights Advocate works under the direct supervision of a Managing Attorney and in collaboration with other Disability Rights Maryland attorneys and advocates in their legal, advocacy, and outreach efforts. The Voting Rights Advocate works to ensure the full participation in the electoral process for individuals with disabilities, including registering to vote, casting a vote, and accessing polling places (Posted 6/2/2021).
To be part of DRM’s growing development department, the Development Associate holds the primary responsibility for the administration and use of the organization’s donor database, accurately recording gift transactions, continuously expanding and improving constituent data. This is a full-time position with the potential for remote work. Candidates with prior development experience, such as knowledge of fundraising principles and basic accounting practices, are preferred. Priority will be given to applications received by April 30, 2021 (Posted 4/15/2021).
Law Student Interns
Disability Rights Maryland is now accepting applications for its Summer 2021 Legal Internship positions. DRM is seeking enthusiastic, civil rights-oriented law students who are interested in advancing the rights of people with disabilities in Maryland. Read our full internship description for more information, including application instructions (Posted 3/11/2021).