Access Spokane Job Fair

Access Spokane 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 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. 

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Access Spokane Job & Resource Fair

October 19, 2022 - Virtual
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

via Premier Virtual
Account Creation Required

October 20, 2022 - In Person
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

at the Centennial Hotel
303 W North River Dr, Spokane, WA 99201

In Person Floor Map & List of Particpating Businesses

National Disability Employment Awareness Month Proclamations

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Registration Links

This virtual community event is free for employers, resource providers, and job seekers. The registration process is simple – the registration links below will direct you to Premier Virtual, our state-of-the-art online job fair platform. Once your profile is created, all that’s left is to indicate that you’re attending the 2021 Access Spokane Job & Resource Fair. 

Job Seeker Registration

Early access to the virtual hiring event on October 4 will allow you to explore the registered employers and resource providers. The virtual booths will include information about their company, open positions, and more!

Employer/Resource Registration

Employer and resource provider registration also includes building your organization’s virtual booth. Instructional videos are available in Premier Virtual to assist with this process.

For Employers and Service Providers

Click here to register!

This link will allow you to register for the in-person event, the virtual event, or both. Employers and Service Providers use the same link to register.

Virtual Only:

If you register for the virtual event, you will receive a follow-up email with instructions for signing into Premier Virtual, our online job fair platform. Instructional videos are available in Premier Virtual to assist with this process.

  1. Register your business for the event.
  2. Set-up your virtual booth. If you have participated in any of our past hiring events in Premier Virtual, you will log in to your account and update your booth accordingly.

Talent Solutions
Talent Solutions by WorkSource Spokane is our team of business consultants that can provide your business/agency with additional resources and support. Click here to contact Talent Solutions by WorkSource Spokane.

Parking
Click here to access an event unload and parking map. 

In-Person Event Floor Plan
Click here to view and download the event’s ballroom floor plan.

For Job-Seekers

No pre-registration is required for either event. However, the virtual event on October 19 requires account creation in the Premier Virtual platform. Create your account early to prevent any delays entering the event on the 19th. You’ll also have the option of uploading a resume and pre-viewing attending employers. 

Click here to create your account in Premier Virtual.

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

Q: What employers and resource providers are attending?
A: View and download our official list of participating businesses here.

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 attend?
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: You can request auxiliary aids and services by contacting WorkSource Spokane at 509.532.3120. Washington Relay: 711. ASL interpreters will be on-site during the in-person event as well. 

Q: Can I ride the bus to the event? 
A: Yes! STA bus stop #1007, Washington @ North River Drive, is right outside the Centennial, and bus routes 11, 27, and 39 all stop there. 

Q: If I drive, is parking free?
A: Yes! Any lot marked with Centennial signage will be free to attendees. Parking lot arms will be up, and no tickets are required. View the parking map here.

Q: I receive Unemployment Insurance. Does attending this event count as an approved job search activity? 
A: Yes! Come connect live with a variety of employers and resource providers, and also count it as an approve job search activity. Both the in-person and virtual events can count. 

Workshops
WorkSource Spokane recommends attending our free Resume and Interview workshops prior to the event. Click here to access the workshop calendar. 

Job Fair Prep Session
WorkSource Spokane is offering drop-in hours where anyone attending the job fair can prepare with a job coach.

When: October 13, any time between 1:00 and 3:00 pm. 

Where: WorkSource Spokane, 130 S Arthur St, Spokane

  • Resume review and helpful tools
  • Updated tips for meeting employers (Job Fair Etiquette)
  • Methods for difficult interview questions
  • And more!
Access Spokane Job Fair General Promo Material

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Event Sponsors

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For Employers and Service Providers

The WorkSource Talent Solutions Team offered a short training for employers interested in attending the event and/or hiring people with disabilities. Guest speakers included experts from Spokane County, Skils’kin, DSHS, and WorkSource. 

Anyone can view a recording of the 30-minute webinar here. Access requires Adobe Flash Player. 

For Job-Seekers

Did you miss the event? Or maybe you attended, but want to follow-up on an employers or service provider you met?  See the list of registered vendors below. 

Webinar: Access Spokane Job & Resource Fair Prep Session


WorkSource Spokane presents a recorded job fair prep session to help you make a great impression when engaging with employers in a virtual job fair environment.

Click here to view the recorded virtual job fair prep session. (Run time: 1:07:24)

Career Coaching Appointments


Schedule an appointment with a WorkSoure Spokane career coach through phone, email, or their new self-serve appointment scheduler.

Click here to schedule an appointment.

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. 

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