RespectAbility is searching for a talented professional who is interested in working with young professionals to develop their skills and launch their careers

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Our National Leadership Program Needs A Director – and Fellows!

Fellows wanted in Policy, Communications, Media, Inclusion and Development!  

respectability fellows standing in front of WH Summer 2015
RespectAbility Fellows standing in front of the White House in Summer 2015

RespectAbility is searching for a talented professional who is interested in working with young professionals to develop their skills and launch their careers. This person will be an essential part of our team as our Leadership Program Director. In this role, the Director will work directly to support talented young leaders who aspire to careers in policy, communications or media. 
The Director will be responsible for recruiting diverse Fellows, providing needed accommodations and overseeing a program of guest speakers and work that will have a national impact to fight stigmas and advance opportunities for people with disabilities. If you or someone you know is interested in joining our team, please see the full job description on our website here: National Leadership Program

Our National Leadership Program provides participants with access to high level guest speakers, personalized skills training as well as the chance to work on serious projects that will advance RespectAbility’s mission. Since 2013, 74 different, diverse Fellows have participated in our program. Many have gone on to jobs at the White House, government agencies, think tanks, advocacy organizations, political campaigns, nonprofits and more. Others have pursued advance degrees at Georgetown, Columbia and at other top schools.

RespectAbility is actively recruiting talented young leaders for our Spring, Summer and Fall 2017 cohorts. Fellowships are available in public policy, strategic communications, religious inclusion and nonprofit development. To learn more about our program, please visit our National Leadership Program site.  

Please share this email with any experienced professionals qualified for the Fellow Director position or with any students and recent graduates who may be interested in our Fellowship opportunities. Fill out the linked Google Doc Form and send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] to apply for any of our National Leadership Program opportunities!

About Us: RespectAbility is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to reshape the attitudes of American society so that people with disabilities can more fully participate in and contribute to society; and to empower people with disabilities to achieve as much of the American dream as their abilities and efforts permit.

RespectAbility is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action employer. Persons with disabilities and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

RespectAbility provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, RespectAbility complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. RespectAbility expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

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