Employment and Disability
Created by JAN (Job Accommodation Network), a national resource invested in increasing the employment of individuals with disabilities, this 27 minute training module provides technical assistance on how to increase your comfort, confidence, and competence through disability awareness. To view click on Disability Awareness to Increase Your Comfort, Confidence, and Competence.
Below is a list of employment opportunities including links to ADEN Employer Partners below, who have specific job openings and instructions on how ADEN Participants can apply.
The Federal goverment has initiatives and goals to hire qualified personnel who have a disability. The employment application process is different when applying for a federal job and have a documented disability.
ADEN Members may determine that a Participant has encountered various setbacks or has expressed a discouraging disposition. Members may want to consider sharing the following document of resources useful in motivating your Participants to believe in themselves, and in continuing to achieve their American Dream.
This toolkit, from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy, helps both employers and employees understand the return-to-work process and provides resources to assist in getting employees back on the job quickly and smoothly.
MaxOutreach is a national portal for employers to announce job openings to job seekers with disabiities. To assist an ADEN Participant, a Member can receive email notification of jobs for a specified geographical location and share this job lead with the Participant. ADEN Participants can search job postings on the Max Outreach website using filters.
ADEN Members are encouraged to take adavantage of the email notification. Below are the steps for email notifications:
Join National Disability Institute and Prosperity Now for a webinar to highlight the findings of the 2018 Prosperity Now Scorecard including, for the first time, data specifically on the financial health of people with disabilities.
DirectEmployers is national leading job source for over 900 employers who are federal contractors, thus needing to comply with Section 503 of Rehab Act. This job portal offers a single point of access to find job postings from all 50 states pubilc workforce agencies as well as private employers throughout the country in various industries. For job seekers to create an account and search posted jobs go to https://usnlx.com/..