Current Employment Opportunities

January 24, 2018

Staff Attorney - Kansas City, Missouri

Full-Time

Staff Attorney wanted for Kansas City office of Missouri Protection and Advocacy Services (Mo P&A), a non-profit, statewide, public interest law firm representing persons with disabilities. Will handle legal cases from initial client meeting through drafting of the complaint, discovery, and individual and systemic litigation in state and federal court, and administrative tribunals. Litigation, appellate, and motion practice experience strongly preferred. Missouri Bar license in good standing required; must be eligible to obtain federal licensure. Must be willing and able to travel statewide for case work and training, including overnight. Areas of practice include disability-related legal rights. No billable hours.

Usual starting salary $35,000 - $50,000, depending on experience. Benefits available.

All applicants are required to fill out an application in person, and take general competency and typing tests. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, law school transcripts (student copies accepted initially), salary history, and 2 recent writing sampls, to: Human Resources, Missouri Protection and Advocacy Services, 925 S. Country CLub Drive, Unit B, Jefferson City, MO 65109; or in virus-free Word format to: attorney@mo-pa.org (Subject line: Staff Attorney Application).

Individuals with disabilities and minorities are encouraged to apply. We value diversity of culture, personal experience with disabilities, and other life experiences, and are an equal opportunity employer by choice.


February 14, 2018

Advocacy Specialist - Jefferson City, Missouri

Full-Time

Full-Time Advocacy Specialist needed immediately to protect the legal rights of persons with disabilities in accessing disability-related services. Experience in Special Education and IEP development preferred. Requires Bachelor's degree in special education, social work, psychology, or related human services field. Typing 60 wpm. Position located in Jefferson City, MO. Usual starting hourly wage, $14.91 - $19.24, depending on experience. Job announcement open until position filled.

All applicants are required to fill out an application in person, and take general competency and typing tests. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, college transcripts (student copies accepted initially), salary history, and 2 recent writing samples, to: Human Resources, Missouri Protection and Advocacy Services, 925 S. Country Club Drive, Unit B, Jefferson City, MO 65109; or in virus-free Word format to: advocate@mo-pa.org (Subject line: Advocacy Specialist Application).

Please call 1-866-777-7199 (toll free) Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to make an appointment to take general competency and typing tests.

Individuals with disabilities and minorities are encourage to apply. We value diversity of culture, personal experience with disabilities, and other life experiences, and are an equal opportunity employer by choice.