Current Openings (3)
The Disability Law Center seeks an Intake Advocate. This full-time position focuses on taking initial calls, determining case eligibility, providing information and referral, problem solving, providing initial advocacy, and providing tools for people with disabilities to self-advocate. Knowledge of community resources and laws assuring the civil and human rights of people with disabilities preferred. Spanish speaking applicants are encouraged to apply. Competitive benefits package.
The Disability Law Center (DLC), Utah’s Protection and Advocacy System for individuals with disabilities, has an opening for a staff attorney that will work on the Fair Housing and Access & Rights teams. The successful candidate will provide advocacy for individuals with legal issues related to their disability, specifically advocating for their rights under Titles I, II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, and the state and federal Fair Housing Acts.
This position will involve working closely with other members of DLC’s Access & Rights Team and the Fair Housing Team. Duties may include preparing legal research, giving legal advice, reviewing and understanding administrative regulations, providing legal, policy, and analysis of issues, developing public educational programs, participating in preparation of grant proposals, and representing the DLC or its clients in administrative complaints or litigation in federal court. The position is located in Salt Lake City with some periodic travel to other areas of the state. However, during the Covid-19 pandemic, attorneys are permitted to work remotely from their homes.
Fair Housing Testers (ongoing)
Applications for persons interested in becoming a Fair Housing Tester can be found at the following link:
Disability Law Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Disability Law Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.