Current Openings: 3
To apply for a position at the Disability Law Center, please review the list below. Thank you!
The Disability Law Center is looking for a full-time bilingual receptionist (English/Spanish) for the three agencies at the Community Legal Center (Disability Law Center, Legal Aid Society, and Utah Legal Services) from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm who is conscientious, reliable, and a team player. This position pays $14.00 per hour and includes excellent benefits.
• Answer, screen and forward any incoming phone calls while providing basic information when needed.
• Receive, direct and announce clients appropriately to various agencies
• Maintain security by following procedures and controlling access (monitor logbook, issue visitor badges)
• Sort incoming mail for agencies
• Keep reception directory up to date
• Perform other clerical receptionist duties such as:
a. Close and open client cases
b. Print weekly conference room calendars
c. Input client satisfaction surveys
• Proven working experience in similar roles
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
• Professional appearance
• Solid communication skills both written and verbal
• Ability to be resourceful and proactive in dealing with issues that may arise
• Ability to organize, multitask, prioritize and work under pressure
• Bilingual (English/Spanish)
If interested, please send a resume with a cover letter to Susana Canton – email@example.com.
Barbara G. Toomer Fellowship
Barbara G. Toomer, who used a wheelchair after contracting polio in 1956, was a trailblazer who worked to champion civil rights for people with disabilities here in Utah and across the nation. We honor her legacy with the establishment of a fellowship to pass the torch to a new generation who will continue her important work. The purpose of the Fellowship is to prepare emerging leaders to assume leadership roles in the disability advocacy and public policy arenas at the state and/or national levels. During this nine month Fellowship, the successful applicant will learn how the organized disability community works to shape public policy impacting people with disabilities and their families.
We seek applicants with involvement in efforts to improve the lives of persons with disabilities at the local, regional, or national level.
Qualified applicants must identify as a person with a disability. You will not be required to disclose your specific disability; however, your application for this program will signify that you consider yourself a person with a disability. The Barbara G. Toomer Disability Rights Fellowship at the Disability Law Center seeks to amplify the voices of diverse communities and advance equity and inclusion, so please note that people with disabilities who also identify as part of other marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
- Relevant experience may include:
1. Advocacy for people with disabilities and their families;
2. Development of inclusive community supports and services for people with disabilities;
3. Development of training programs for people with disabilities, families and communities; and
4. The development or improvements of family support services, programs focused on increasing individual’s control of resources and decisions impacting their lives, and/or technology in support of people with disabilities.
Application Process and Guidelines
- Applicants should:
- Submit a personal statement that outlines their background and history in the field of services and supports to people with disabilities, interests and accomplishments to date, as well as what they hope to do with the knowledge and experience gained from the fellowship. The statement should not be more than 2 pages in length, single spaced in 12-point font with 1-inch margins, clearly showing the candidate’s name, address, telephone number(s), and e-mail address on the first page. The personal statement can be submitted in alternative formats.
- Attach either a résumé detailing their work and educational experience or a summary of their involvement in the field.
The application deadline is Wednesday, April 1, 2020.
Anticipated start date for the Fellowship is early May.
Questions and applications can be submitted to:
Eliza Stauffer, Advocate.
(801) 363-1347 ext. 3202
Fair Housing Testers (on-going)
The Disability Law Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Applications for persons interested in becoming a Fair Housing Tester can be found at the following link: http://disabilitylawcenter.org/job-posting-fair-housing-testers/.
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.