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Advocate

Disability Rights New Mexico, a legal rights center for persons with disabilities, seeks full-time Advocate for casework to access needed services, redress discrimination, and achieve equal opportunity. This Advocate will also conduct monitoring visits to facilities and community programs, and conduct systemic outreach and training. Applicants must have at least a Bachelor’s degree.  Persons with disabilities and minorities encouraged to apply, bilingual a plus. Mail or e-mail letter of interest, resume, and three references by January 8, 2024 to Disability Rights New Mexico, 3916 Juan Tabo NE, ABQ NM 87111; or email galavizl@drnm.org with “Advocate” in subject line.

Staff Attorney

Staff Attorney

 

Disability Rights New Mexico, a statewide non-profit agency serving to protect, promote and expand the rights of persons with disabilities, seeks full-time Staff Attorney primarily to represent agency clients in legal proceedings. The position also involves commenting on proposed regulations and legislation, and other policy advocacy.  Must have excellent research and writing skills, and demonstrate competence in a range of legal practice including litigation. Advanced education, work experience or volunteer activities relevant to disability issues preferred. Must be licensed or eligible for license in NM.  Persons with disabilities, minorities, and bilingual applicants strongly encouraged.  Competitive salary and benefits. Send letter of interest addressing qualifications, resume, and names of three references to DRNM, 3916 Juan Tabo NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111, or by email to galavizl@drnm.org. Applicants encouraged to apply ASAP, but no later than 1/15/2024.  AA/EEO.