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Access Spokane Job Fair

Access Spokane Job Fair
  • Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
  • Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Price:
    Event is free for job seekers, and no pre-registration is required. Registration for vendor booths is now closed.
  • Location: Hotel RL
    303 W North River Drive Spokane, WA 99201
  • Details: This job and resource fair hosts employers hiring in many industries and a variety of skill levels as well as service providers who serve individual with disabilities and/or veterans. Event is open to the public.

Join us for 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. 

The event is wheelchair accessible, and ASL interpreters will be on-site. 

Explore this link to learn about Working Solutions in Washington: http://www.lni.wa.gov/Main/WorkingSolutions/

Click here to view a location and parking map of the event. 


 

Job Seekers

No pre-registration is required to attend, and the event is free. Although this event is specifically geared toward individuals and veterans with disabilities, all job seekers are welcome to attend. 

Prepare for the Job Fair – Become a WorkSource Certified Candidate!

Learn how to work a job fair, develop your 30-second commercial, and gain one-on-one résumé assistance. Call 509-532-3120 to reserve your spot. Space is limited to twenty slots per session.

Schedule:

1.       Tuesday, October 17, 9:30 – 11:00 AM* 

2.       Tuesday, October 17, 1:30 – 3:00 PM

*ASL interpreters will be at this session. 


Employers and Service Providers

Registration for vendors closed October 16. To be added to the waitlist, please email Mike at mmcbride@wdcspokane.com.  

WorkSource is hosting a pre-job fair training for employers called Hiring for Diversity and Disability on October 23 from 3:00 - 4:30 PM. Karen Miceli, Statewide Business Relations Manager for the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, will be presenting. Join us to learn about disability etiquette and ADA, federal contractor 503 requirements, how to aks the right questions and find the right answers, and more. For more information, email Jack at jkaplan@esd.wa.gov

Check out HireAbility Spokane for a video highlighting benefits of employing individuals with disabilities: http://hireabilityspokane.org/

Access Spokane is a collaboration of agencies working together to increase opportunities in Spokane for people with disabilities. WorkSource Spokane partners with the SAWDC, Spokane County, the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation at DSHS, and Hiring Heroes to put on the annual event each October in celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month.