Fellows Webinar

National Leadership Program For Students and Young Professionals

RespectAbility’s webinar was held for the National Leadership Program, a program for college and graduate students, as well as graduates with or without disabilities. The National Leadership Program offers hands-on work experiences and coaching over a period of at least nine weeks in a supportive environment. Fellows participating in the National Leadership Program will learn public policy, advocacy, and strategic communications techniques from top professionals through hands-on work. In addition, they will gain leadership skills and develop a portfolio of contacts to help secure permanent employment.

  • Educate key decision-makers about programs that are proven to work. Work with governors, their key policy staff, and vocational rehabilitation teams in all 50 states.
  • For full description of the position, please click here.
  • Fellowships in Communications/Stigma Busting

    • Be on the front line of fighting prejudice, misinformation and low expectations. Interview presidential candidates on disability policy. Leverage our proactive outreach to employers, the media, Hollywood, elite schools, policy makers, and political candidates. Engage in social media with our #RespectTheAbility campaign, and highlight the benefits of inclusive employment.
    • For full job description, please click here.

    Fellowships on Inclusion of Jews with Disabilities and Their Families

    • RespectAbility is working for full inclusion in all faith groups, beginning with Jewish communities and institutions. As model practices are established, we will work broadly to share best practices across faiths.
    • For full job description, please click here.

    Development/Fundraising Fellowships

    • Help grow our organization through grant and proposal writing, prospect research, and attending donor and prospect meetings. Development fellowswill join supervisors at workshops and webinars that pertain to development.
    • For full description of the position, please click here.

    To apply for a fellowship, send your cover letter, answers to questions and resume to RandyD@RespectAbilityUSA.org


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