If you are a person with a disability or know someone with a disability who needs help, call our statewide intake line. Hours are Mon-Wed and Fri 8a - 5p; Thurs 8a - 7p
Disability Rights Texas, an equal opportunity employer, is the federally designated legal protection and advocacy agency (P&A) for people with disabilities in Texas. Our mission is to help people with disabilities understand and exercise their rights under the law, ensuring their full and equal participation in society. For more information on our organization, click here. We are dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment upon any unlawful basis, including but not limited to, race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information or any other prohibited factor. Due to the nature of the organization’s mission and work, we highly encourage individuals with disabilities to inquire about employment in any open position to which we are seeking to fill. The organization makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and employees who have a disability.
An employer of choice and a one-of-a-kind organization in Texas, Disability Rights Texas combines legal work, advocacy, training and policy initiatives. We offer a unique opportunity to contribute to a critical civil rights movement and to develop a unique and marketable skill set. Employees of Disability Rights Texas are afforded a robust benefits package including comprehensive insurance coverage, incredible flexibility and paid time off, plus a casual work environment with many of the most talented and passionate people in the legal and advocacy profession.
A summary of open positions follows. To read the detailed job description and apply for the position, click on the position title.
San Antonio, TX: Advocate - Client Assistance Program / Vocational Rehabilitation
Note: Bi-Lingual Spanish, written and spoken word, required to qualify for this position.
Houston, TX: Attorney - Protection and Civil Rights team.
Note: Three (3) or more years experience in civil rights or public interest
litigation required to qualify for this position.