Each year in October, the SWC partners with WorkSource Spokane, Spokane County, the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, and other partners to offer the annual Access Spokane Job Fair, a hiring, resource, and education event held in celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The event is designed to bring together job candidates, employers, service providers, educators, and students for employment opportunities, assistive technology demonstrations, and resources for individuals and veterans with disabilities.
Prepare for a successful event - click here to watch our webinar "Improving Your Workforce: What Diversifying and Enhancing your Recruitment can do for you." In addition to tips and tricks about how to have a great job fair experience, this webinar covers these topics:
Also visit HireAbilitySpokane to hear success stories from companies who have embraced inclusive hiring.
Need help with your résumé? WorkSource career specialists are here to help! Stop by during business hours at 130 S Arthur street in Spokane, or call (509) 532-3120. TTY 711.
Event Made Possible by:
WorkSource and the Spokane Workforce Council are equal opportunity programs/employers. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Washington Relay Service: 711.
This is a wheelchair accessible event and ASL interpreters will be on site.
2017 Fair - October 24, 2017
“A job is so much more than a paycheck. It’s an opportunity for a better life. A job gives us purpose. It gives us dignity and self-esteem. While I work in Congress to break down barriers that make it more difficult for people with disabilities to get a job, I’m so thankful for groups like the Spokane Area Workforce Development Council who are working to break down those barriers right here in our community. Thank you to everyone who has helped in making this event happen today. When we work together we can celebrate the ability that every person has and ensure work is a reality for anyone who wants it.” - Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05)
2017 was our biggest Access fair yet, with 80 vendors and nearly 650 attendees!