County hosts fair to assist residents with disabilities

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and Burlington County is hosting a special employment and resource fair for residents with disabilities and their families.

Sponsored by the Burlington County Commissioners, the Burlington County Department of Human Services Workforce Development Board and Waters & Sims Supported Employment Services, the fair will be held on Monday, Oct. 23, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Burlington County Human Services Building.

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Among the organizations scheduled to participate are: The Burlington County American Jobs Center; Rowan College at Burlington County; Occupational Training Center; Abilities Solutions; Acenda Behavioral Health; Advocacy Services Unlimited; APL & Associates; Avenues to Independent Living; ARC of Camden County; ARC of Ocean County; Bancroft; Center for Family Services; Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired; Community Options; Connect Plus Therapy; Equal Opportunity Support Services; Estes Express; Goodwill Industries of Southern NJ & PA; Jefferson Health/Moss Rehab; Jewish Family and Children Services; New Jersey Civil Service Commission; New Jersey Department of Labor; New Jersey Department of Children and Families; New Jersey Department of Vocational Rehabilitation; New Jersey Division of Civil Rights; St. John of God; Traumatic Brain Injury Fund/Cognitive Treatment Services; Waters & Sims; Women’s Opportunity Network; and the YALE School.

Residents interested in employment opportunities are encouraged to dress professionally and bring multiple copies of their resume. There will be opportunities for some job seekers to meet with area employers at the event.

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