The Native American Disability Law Center (Law Center) is looking for qualified applicants for an Advocate position. The Law Center is a private non-profit organization that provides legal services to Native Americans with disabilities living on or near the Navajo and Hopi reservations. The Law Center is committed to ensuring that Native Americans with disabilities have access to justice and are empowered and equal members of their communities.
Applicants should have a B.S.W. or a B.A. or B.S. in psychology, education, or a related field, experiences with abuse and neglect investigations, and be familiar with the service delivery system for people with disabilities. Practical experience can replace educational requirements. In addition, the advocate will coordinate and support self-advocacy skills within the tribal communities. Travel will be required. Preferably applicants should be able to communicate and interpret effectively in Navajo or Hopi.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Salary: $30,000 - $45,000 DOE
The Law Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Preference is given to qualified Hopi, Navajo and other Native American applicants. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply for Open Positions
To apply for an employment opportunity with the Law Center, first download an application or email for a copy of the application. Then send your resume, cover letter, writing sample and the completed application via US Mail or email to:
Therese E. Yanan, Executive Director
Native American Disability Law Center
905 W. Apache St.
Farmington, NM 87401
Law Clerk Positions and Fellowships
The Law Center occasionally hires current law school students as summer law clerks. If you are interested in a law clerk position, please contact the Law Center at the above address. Depending on your interests and the Law Center's legal needs, we may be able to place you for a summer position in one of our offices.
If you are near graduation or have recently graduated from law school and are interested in pursuing a fellowship to work with the Native American Disability Law Center, we welcome such interest. Again, please contact the Law Center at the above address.