The Arc Job Posting – Criminal Justice Fellow, National Center on Justice and Intellectual and Developmental Disability

The Arc is seeking an energetic, entrepreneurial and self-motivated person to participate in the start-up of a new National Center on Justice and Intellectual and Developmental Disability. Recent law school graduate with an interest in supporting the rights of victims, defendants/offenders, and witnesses with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD) needed to establish online resource center, training, technical assistance and consulting services for criminal justice professionals (e.g. law enforcement, prosecuting and defense attorneys, judicial and court personnel, victims assistance organizations, corrections personnel and expert witnesses) and to provide programs services and supports for people with I/DD and their families.

To view the full job posting, visit The Arc’s website.

Job Posting – Criminal Justice Fellow, National Center on Justice and Intellectual and Developmental Disability

The Arc is seeking an energetic, entrepreneurial and self-motivated person to participate in the start-up of a new National Center on Justice and Intellectual and Developmental Disability. Recent law school graduate with an interest in supporting the rights of victims, defendants/offenders and witnesses with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD) needed to establish online resource center, training, technical assistance and consulting services for criminal justice professionals (e.g. law enforcement, prosecuting and defense attorneys, judicial and court personnel, victims assistance organizations, corrections personnel and expert witnesses) and to provide programs services and supports for people with I/DD and their families.

Criminal Justice Fellow, National Center on Justice and Intellectual and Developmental Disability

The Arc is seeking an energetic, entrepreneurial and self-motivated person to participate in the start-up of a new National Center on Justice and Intellectual and Developmental Disability. We are looking for a recent law school graduate with an interest in supporting the rights of victims, defendants/offenders and witnesses with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD) needed to establish online resource center, training, technical assistance and consulting services for criminal justice professionals (e.g. law enforcement, prosecuting and defense attorneys, judicial and court personnel, victims assistance organizations, corrections personnel and expert witnesses) and to provide programs services and supports for people with I/DD and their families.

To view the full job posting, visit The Arc’s website.

The Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation Public Policy Fellowship Program 2013-2014

The Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation is seeking exemplary professionals and/or family members of persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities and/or persons with disabilities, particularly self-advocates who are currently working, advocating or volunteering in the field of inclusive services and supports for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities for an intensive one-year Public Policy Fellowship in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the Fellowship is to prepare emerging and seasoned leaders to assume leadership in the public policy arena nationally and in their home state. During this one year Fellowship, the successful applicant will learn how federal legislation is initiated, developed, and passed by the Congress, as well as how programs are administered and regulations promulgated by federal agencies.

The sole method of application, letters and résumé submission is via an online system that can be found at http://www.aucd.org/app/jpkffellowship2013. The application deadline for 2013-2014 is April 5, 2013 by 5:00 P.M. EST

State Department Announces Fellows Program

The State Department has announced an opportunity to work with the Special Advisor for International Disability Rights through the Franklin Fellows Program.  The Department’s professionals address critical national security challenges across the globe, while working in this country with government agencies, Congress, the non-profit and private sectors and representatives of foreign governments.  The Department accepts nominations from universities, non-governmental organizations, and private-sector employers for Franklin Fellows to work one to two years on issues of concern to the Department.  Get more information at the State Department website.  Interested candidates may contact the Special Advisor directly at HeumannJE@state.gov.

The Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation Public Policy Fellowship Program 2012-2013

The Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation is seeking exemplary professionals and/or family members of persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities (I/DD) who are currently working or volunteering in the field of inclusive services and supports for people with I/DD for an intensive one-year Public Policy Fellowship in Washington, DC. The purpose of the Fellowship is to prepare both early career and more seasoned leaders to assume leadership in the public policy arena in their home state and/or nationally. During this one year Fellowship, the successful applicant will learn how federal legislation is initiated, developed, and passed by the Congress, as well as how programs are administered and regulations promulgated by federal agencies.

The application deadline for 2012-2013 is March 31, 2012 by 5:00 pm EDT.   The Foundation fellowship(s) will be awarded for the period July, 2012-June 30, 2013, though consideration may be given to those who wish to start later in the year or early in 2013. To read more download this PDF from The Arc’s website.

The Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation Public Policy Fellowship Program 2012-2013

The Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation is seeking exemplary professionals and/or family members of persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities (I/DD) who are currently working or volunteering in the field of inclusive services and supports for people with I/DD for an intensive one-year Public Policy Fellowship in Washington, DC. The purpose of the Fellowship is to prepare both early career and more seasoned leaders to assume leadership in the public policy arena in their home state and/or nationally. During this one year Fellowship, the successful applicant will learn how federal legislation is initiated, developed, and passed by the Congress, as well as how programs are administered and regulations promulgated by federal agencies.

The successful applicant’s background will include distinguished involvement in efforts to improve the lives of persons with I/DD at the regional, state or national level.   The expectation is that fellows will become future leaders in the field of inclusive community supports for people with I/DD.   After their year in Washington, it is expected that former Kennedy Fellows will make significant contributions to policy and program development in their home state or continue to advance their work on the national level.   The program provides a one-year full-time exposure to the federal public policy making process, and includes a stipend and modest relocation expenses.   Selected fellows must be prepared to live in the Washington, DC area during their fellowship year and to devote themselves full-time to the fellowship.

The application deadline for 2012-2013 is March 31, 2012 by 5:00 pm EDT.   The Foundation fellowship(s) will be awarded for the period July, 2012-June 30, 2013, though consideration may be given to those who wish to start later in the year or early in 2013. To read more download this PDF.

Joseph P. Kennedy Public Policy Fellowship Program – Applications being accepted

The Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation is seeking exemplary professionals and/or family members of persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities who are currently working or volunteering in the field of inclusive services and supports for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities for an intensive one-year Public Policy Fellowship in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the Fellowship is to prepare both early career and seasoned leaders to assume leadership in the public policy arena in their home state and/or nationally. The application deadline for 2011-2012 is March 15, 2011.  For more information, see http://www.jpkf.org/images/FellowshipAnnouncement2011-2012Disseminated2.pdf