Advocacy Outreach Coordinator


Job Details

Advocacy Outreach Coordinator

Pensacola, Florida

11/13/2019

46264

Direct Placement

Job Description



A Non-Profit Organization in Pensacola is in need of a Full-Time Advocacy Outreach Coordinator to join their team. The position is for a Disability Resource Center. This position will lead and develop advocacy activities in the four county areas of Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton Counties. The company offers 5 core services for people with disabilities: individual and systems advocacy; information and referral; independent living skills training; peer counseling; and transition services. Check out the description below to see if this position sounds like a great fit for you!

You Enjoy:

*Assisting people with disabilities in both system and individual advocacy issues covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

*Providing peer counseling to consumers

*Developing strategies and Alliances with Sate and Federal elected officials, city/county government agencies and others to promote all titles of the ADA.

*Surveying buildings, parking spaces, offices, and any other structure using the ADA and Florida Building Codes

*Meet with consumers and establish goals and objectives to live independently

You Are:

*Well-spoken with a polite and courteous disposition

*Highly motivated and intuitive with what needs to be done

*Organized and have an eye for detail

* A team player with a positive attitude

*A great communicator

You Have:

*Five years of disability experience and/or bachelor’s or master’s degree in an Independent Living (IL)-related field

*Proficiency with Microsoft Office

*Public speaking skills

*The ability to make presentations and present to various audiences

* Proficecny with writing, proofreading, and editing documents

*Reliable transportation and wiliness to travel

Compensation and Schedule

*This position is Full-Time and pays $15-20/hr depending on experience

*Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Hours may vary

Assignment Type:

This assignment is considered a Direct Placement, meaning that you’ll be placed on the employer’s payroll immediately.

 

Does this job sound like a perfect match for your personality, skills and previous experience? Apply today!

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