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Opportunities at DRF/DRAF

DRF/DRAF are an equal opportunity employer. We seek to build a diverse team. Applicants will not be discriminated against on any basis. Individuals from historically marginalized identities including Black, Indigenous, and people of color and persons with lived and/or professional experience with disability are encouraged to apply. As part of this commitment, DRF/DRAF seek to provide any reasonable accommodations necessary to ensure equity, including during the application process.

Current openings:

1. Executive Director

With the launch of a new 5-year strategic plan, the Executive Director role is an exciting opportunity for someone interested in leading and executing the next chapter of DRF’s growth and maturation.  The Executive Director will continue to advance and strengthen the organizations’ financial sustainability and growth as well as lead the execution of the new strategy expanding the impact and influence of DRF at global, regional, and national levels.  Learn more about the Executive Director position here.

Consultancies

Temporary support to program functions in Rwanda (Consultant), deadline 12 July 2024

Project Manager for DRAF Global Disability Summit Project (Consultant), deadline 12 July 2024

Expressions of Interest for Temporary Assignment of Program Officer (Consultant)- various countries, deadline 29 July 2024

Temporary support to program functions in Rwanda (Consultant), deadline 12 July 2024

The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) and the Disability Rights Advocacy Fund (DRAF) solicit applications for a consultancy aimed at providing temporary support to program functions in Rwanda.

The assignment is intended to support the Movement Division for a five-month period with the 2024 Grantmaking process for Rwanda. The consultant will work under the supervision of the Acting Co-Director of Programs and Regional Head of Program (RHOP) for Africa.

For more information and to apply, please consult the Terms of Reference.

All documents shall be submitted by email to procurement@disabilityrightsfund.org by Friday 12 July at 6:00 pm Boston EDT time. Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis. All inquiries on the selection process shall be submitted to the same email address.

Project Manager for DRAF Global Disability Summit Project (Consultant), deadline 12 July 2024

The Disability Rights Advocacy Fund (DRAF) solicits proposals for a consultancy aimed at implementing a donor-funded project to support the participation of organizations of persons with disabilities (OPDs) at the 2025 Global Disability Summit (GDS). The project aims to increase representation and participation of OPDs in global disability policy-making.

DRAF is seeking an experienced Project Manager (Consultant) to lead the implementation of this project. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in project management, experience in disability rights advocacy, and a deep understanding of international development processes, preferably in regards to European cooperation rules and procedures.

For more information and to apply, please consult the Terms of Reference.

All documents shall be submitted by email to procurement@disabilityrightsfund.org by Friday 12 July at 6:00 pm Boston EDT time. Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis. All inquiries on the selection process shall be submitted to the same email address.

Expressions of Interest for Temporary Assignment of Program Officer (Consultant)- various countries, deadline 29 July 2024

With the adoption of a new 5-year strategic plan, DRF/DRAF are taking the necessary steps to align practices and approaches towards its effective implementation. Given these additional efforts, DRF/DRAF will require support to program functions during different periods of the year. The aim of the Expression of Interest is to establish a qualified pool of consultants who can undertake programmatic responsibilities on a short-term basis under the umbrella of DRF/DRAF’s Movement Division. The consultant’s work will report to the Regional Head of Programs for Africa or Asia-Pacific, who are currently Acting Co-Directors of Programs.

The ideal candidate will have experience working within or in partnership with organizations of persons with disabilities from the Global South, excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills, and preferably knowledge of and experience in grantmaking processes.

For more information and to apply, please consult the Terms of Reference.

All documents shall be submitted by email to procurement@disabilityrightsfund.org by Monday 29 July at 6:00 pm Boston EDT time. Expressions of interest will be assessed on a rolling basis. All inquiries shall be submitted to the same email address.

Accessibility Note:

If you are an applicant with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for one of the positions, please send an email to drfinclusion@disabilityrightsfund.org with your request.