Human Rights Authority Member

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Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission

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Make a Difference in the Lives of Persons with Disabilities - Become a Human Rights Authority Member

Serve on a board that reviews complaints of disability rights violations
With staff assistance investigate complaints and issue findings to correct violations
Work with disability service providers to improve disability protections
Attend monthly board meetings
Review documents and records
Learn about disability laws.

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About Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission

Location:

401 Main Street, Suite 620, Peoria, IL 61602, US

Mission Statement

The Commission is a state of Illinois agency that protects the rights of persons with disabilities through 3 distinct programs, the Office of State Guardian, the Human Rights Authority and the Legal Advocacy Service.

Description

The Office of State Guardian which serves as guardian of last report for adults with disabilities as determined by the probate courts; the Human Rights Authority which investigates allegations of rights violations committed against persons with disabilities by service providers; and, the Legal Advocacy Services which provides legal advice and representation for persons with disabilities.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Chicago Human Rights AuthorityP O BOX 7009Includes Chicago City LimitsHines, IL 60141

(41.85839,-87.83656)
 

SKILLS

  • Special Needs
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Problem Solving
  • Public Advocacy
  • Community Outreach
  • Advocacy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 to 6 hours per month
  • ability to attend meetings, participate in investigations and review material

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