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Union County Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month with Job and Resource Fair

The Union County Board of County Commissioners, in collaboration with the Department of Human Services, the Office for Persons with Disabilities and Special Needs and the American Job Center invites Union County residents to the Inclusive Job and Resource Fair.

For Persons with Disabilities and Special Needs on October 30th at the Warinanco Sport Center.

“We believe that every individual, regardless of their abilities, deserves equal opportunities for meaningful employment and professional growth,” said Commissioner Chairman Sergio Granados, liaison to the Workforce Development Board. “Our upcoming job fair for persons with special needs and disabilities is a testament to our commitment to inclusivity and diversity in the workforce.”

The fair will begin at 10:00am at the Warinanco Sport Center, at 1 Park Drive in Roselle. While the job fair is free to attend, registration is required by visiting Job seekers must be 18 years of age and older. Organizations that have confirmed their participation include:

  • NJ Transit
  • Amazon
  • FedEx
  • The Arc of NJ – Project Hire
  • In Roads
  • Goodwill NY
  • Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS)
  • Kean University – Office of Accessibility Services

National Disability Employment Awareness Month, held annually in October, is an opportunity to celebrate the many contributions of people with disabilities to America’s workplaces and economy. Participating in competitive, integrated employment not only paves the way for greater independence for people with disabilities, but also provides employers with the opportunity to diversify their talent pool.

For more information about the Office for Persons with Disabilities and Special Needs, please call the office at 908-527-4807 or 908-527-4781. For more information about future job fairs/hiring events, please call the American Job Center at (908) 558-8000.