We are looking for passionate individuals who are interested in getting involved in their communities through advocacy. As an Easterseals advocate, you will engage with state and federal leaders toward advancing disability inclusion and access to resources while creating a better, brighter future for each of us.
Your voice is critical to creating positive change by advocating to protect the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in our community.
Advocacy is at the core of who we are. Together, we:
We educate our elected officials about the needs of the thousands of people who turn to Easterseals each year. We give volunteers the tools to work with legislators in a personal and meaningful way so that they can share their story and create change.
People with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Direct Support Professionals, legislators, first responders, physicians, educators, families, and community members can participate in specially-designed education and outreach programs and workshops.
You play a critical role in defining and achieving our legislative objectives each year.