National Disability Employment Awareness Month Job Fair Planned
The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center, in collaboration with the Arc of Loudoun, will host a Loudoun Job Fair to commemorate National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The event will take place Saturday, October 15, 2022, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at the Dulles South Recreation & Community Center, 24950 Riding Center Drive in South Riding. The event will highlight career opportunities for people with disabilities.
The Loudoun Job Fair will feature local employers with full-time, part-time and seasonal job openings in Loudoun County. Immediate opportunities are available in the fields of health care, hospitality, landscaping, leisure, nonprofits, retail, security, staffing, trades, public safety and warehouse/transportation.
The event will also offer free educational workshops. Attendees can also explore the exhibition area, where information about programs and resources will be available from disability service providers.
Job seekers are encouraged to prepare for the fair:
- Attend one or both of the preparatory workshops:
o “Ready, Set, Go to the Job Fair” and “Let’s Chat Disability Disclosure.”
o Register at loudoun.gov/wrcworkshops.
- Get a free copy of “Turn a Job Fair Into a Job Offer:”
o Call 703-777-0150 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Dress professionally and bring multiple resume copies to the job fair.
Those planning to attend the job fair are encouraged to pre-register at loudoun.gov/loudounjobfair to receive reminders and updates.
Anyone who requires a reasonable accommodation for any type of disability or needs language assistance to participate in the Loudoun Job Fair or related events may contact Loudoun County Accessibility Services Manager Sahar Behboudifar at 571-285-3282 (TTY-711) email@example.com. Three business days’ notice is requested.
For more information, contact the center at 703-777-0150 or visit loudoun.gov/wrc.