Access Job Fair

Access Job Fair

An Annual Event in Celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

Each year in October, the Spokane Workforce Council, WorkSource Spokane, Spokane County, and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation partner 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. 

  • THIS YEAR'S FAIR

October 1, 2019 at the Centennial by Davenport Hotels

For Employers and Service Providers

Pre-registration for both employers and service providers is required. No-cost registration includes a draped table with two chairs and free parking. Water is available in the ballroom, and coffee and food will be for sale in the hotel lobby. For $25, vendors can purchase electrical access to their booth. 

REGISTER HERE

For employers interested in hiring people with disabilities, watch the webinar hosted by WorkSource ahead of the 2018 fair. Watch the Webinar Now!

An updated webinar will be offered September 18, 2019. Check back for more information! 

For Job-Seekers

Attend a free prep session and learn how to ensure a more successful and rewarding job fair experience! Also get help on your résumé from professional career coaches. 

Attend one of the two sessions:

  • Monday, September 23: 2-3:30 pm*
  • Friday, September 27: 10-11:30 am

Sessions will be held at WorkSource Spokane: 130 S Arthur Street, Spokane, WA 99202

RSVP required – Click here to RSVP

*ASL Interpreters will be available at Monday’s session. Call (509) 532-3120 with accommodation questions. Washington Relay 711. 

To help you prepare for the event, a list of employers and service providers who register will be posted here beginning in September and updated weekly ahead of the event. 

Q: How much does the event cost?
A: The event is free!

Q: Do I have to register for the event?
A: No, pre-registration is not required for job seekers.

Q: I don’t have a disability (or I don’t want to disclose my disability), but I’m looking for a job. Can I come?
A: Yes! Although the focus of the event is on helping connect job seekers with disabilities with local employers,  this event is open to any and all job seekers. 

Q: I have accessibility needs. What should I do?
A: This event is wheelchair accessible, and ASL interpreters will be onsite. WorkSource staff in dark blue shirts will be posted throughout the event to answer questions and help anyone who needs assistance. If you have other accessibility questions, please call (509) 532-3120. TTY 711. 

Event is Supported By

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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.

  • PAST JOB FAIRS

2018 Fair

October 18, 2018

We hosted 67 vendors and 470 attendees at the 2018 event.

Mayor David Condon, County Commissioner Josh Kerns, and US Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers all attended and provided opening remarks in support of this valuable community event.”

WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT OUR JOB FAIR

We did make a job offer today to a candidate I met at the job fair, and we have two more interviews scheduled.

“Well organized, as usual, and lots of good candidates.”

“I think these career fairs are very beneficial and greatly appreciate that you guys host these sort of events.”

“Keep up the good work! This is an awesome event.”

“Very impressed with the amount of job seekers attending.”

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2017 Fair

October 24, 2017

WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT OUR JOB FAIR

“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!

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