Bilingual Disability Rights Advocate - Utica (Auburn)

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Bilingual/Interpretation/Translation


Full time


RCIL is looking for a new Bilingual Disability Rights Advocate to provide information, referral and education services directed at increasing the consumers self-advocacy skills. The successful candidate will be expected to:

We welcome and appreciate diversity in all forms. We know from experience that one size does not fit all.

  • Complete initial consumer intake and assessment.
  • Provide information and referral services.
  • Our staff are creative, self-starters who build relationships and juggle multiple priorities: independent, yet able to work on a team of dedicated individuals.

  • Maintain detailed files.
  • Have a basic knowledge of Social Security Administration, Department of Social Services, Legislative Process, Americans with Disabilities Act, Rehabilitation Act.
  • RCIL is a civil rights organization that offers individuals with disabilities a wide range of independent living and advocacy services through the numerous programs we manage.

    Rather than being expected to keep quiet and surrender to barriers within the human service system, our staff are urged to rock the boat, start debate, and to make positive change. To achieve that end, employees are expected to advocate, regardless of position.

    Who may be considered:

    Successful candidates will have at least two or more years working with people with disabilities. Fluency and high-proficiency (reading, writing, speaking) in a second language is heavily preferred for this position.

    Our leadership, reputation and significant presence throughout New York State enables us to offer career opportunities and experiences that are ample enough to meet career goals and your dreams.

    Placement: Full-Time

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