Texas HireAbility

Texas HireAbility

Texas HireAbility calendar of events provides information about activities across the state that are designed to raise awareness of the benefits of hiring people with disabilities and to help connect job seekers with disabilities to employers.

Please continue to check this website for updates on these events.

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Event Locations

Texas HireAbility events are held throughout the year across the state of Texas. For more information about a job fair or event promoting people with disabilities in the workplace, please contact your local Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational Rehabilitation Service office.

Host Date/Time Location Event Name & Contact Information
Texas Workforce
Solutions/VR Services
South Texas Middle
Rio Grande
October 31, 2019
9 to 11 a.m.
University of Texas
Health Science
Center at Laredo
1937 Bustamante St
Laredo, TX 78041
2019 Reverse Job Fair
Ana Jasso, CCC
(956) 523-8061
ana.jasso@twc.state.tx.us
San Angelo

October 29, 2019

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

University Center at Angelo State
1910 Rosemont Drive
San Angelo, 76909

Reverse Job Fair

Felicia Patrick
915-834-7045 (work)
915-217-5704 (cell)
Felicia.patrick@twc.state.tx.us

Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area & Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational Rehabilitation Services October 28, 2019 9-11 a.m.

Workforce Solutions of Williamson County

575 Round Rock West Drive
Building H, Suite 240,
Round Rock, TX 78681

Physical Disabilities in the Workplace

Robert Alexander
Vocational Rehabilitation Manager
Texas Workforce Solutions,
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
575 Round Rock West Bldg. H 240
Round Rock, TX 78681
512-244-2207 ext. 1073

UT’s Texas Center for
Disability Studies
October 28, 2019
9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
JJ Pickle Commons
Conference Center
10100 Burnet Road,
Bldg. 137, Austin, TX
78758
Diversify Austin Job and Resource Fair
jigna.patel@utexas.edu 512-232-0773
EmployAbility Dallas October 25, 2019 10:00 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sheraton Dallas Hotel
400 N. Olive St.
Dallas, TX 75201
Beth West, Chair
(214) 882-9777
DMC-bw@outlook.com
Dallas 2019 Career Expo
http://www.employabilitydallas.org/
Fort Worth/White Settlement October 24, 2019
9:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Education Service Center Region 11
1451 S. Cherry Ln
White Settlement, TX 76108

Rita Stephenson, Chair
(817) 569-4852
Rita@iddcouncil.org
For more detailed agenda, visit
us at www.IDDCouncil.org

Odessa

October 24, 2019

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Odessa College
201 W. University
Odessa, Texas 79764
Zant Room in the Saulsbury Campus Center

Reverse Job Fair

Felicia Patrick
915-834-7045 (work)
915-217-5704 (cell)
Felicia.patrick@twc.state.tx.us

Lufkin

October 24

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Chambers Park
500 Pershing Ave.
Lufkin, TX 75904

NDEAM

Malcolm Ifoezeh
936-639-1351 Ext. 5341
malcolm.ifoezeh@twc.state.tx.us

Workforce Solutions October 23, 2019 9:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Rio Grande City Workforce Solutions Center
5408 Brande Street, Suite 1

Rio Grande City, TX 78582

Starr County Youth Job Fair

VRC Angelica Kinzey
956-279-1966 (cell)

956-661-5493 (office)
angelica.kinzey@twc.state.tx.us

WFS Disability Navigator
Ricky Rendon
956-928-5000 (office)
ricky@wfsolutions.org

Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area & Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational Rehabilitation Services October 21, 2019 9-11 a.m.

Workforce Solutions of Williamson County

575 Round Rock West Drive
Building H, Suite 240,
Round Rock, TX 78681

Accessibility in the Workplace

Robert Alexander
Vocational Rehabilitation Manager
Texas Workforce Solutions,
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
575 Round Rock West Bldg. H 240
Round Rock, TX 78681
512-244-2207 ext. 1073

City of Houston October 17, 2019 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. 9:30 a.m. – Downtown March – 915 Walker Street
10:00 – 1:00 p.m. - Event – 902 Smith Street
Houston White Cane Safety Day
Mr. Benigno Aceves
Benigno.aceves@twc.state.tx.us
(713) 802-3127

San Antonio

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Leon Valley Community and Conference Center,
6427 Evers Road, Leon Valley, TX 78238

Job Seekers can access the information &
Employers can register at our website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/leon-valley-
4th-annual-job-fair-tickets-67741860729

For more questions:

Marcela Kendell at marcela.kendell@twc.state.tx.us  or

Angela R Bazaldua at angela.bazaldua@twc.state.tx.us

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

October 16, 2019
10:00 a.m.

1100 West 45th Street
Austin, Texas 78756

White Cane Day celebration

WhiteCaneDay@twc.state.tx.us

Beaumont

October 16

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

(Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.)

The ARC of Greater Beaumont
4330 Westridge Ln, Beaumont, TX

The Right Talent, Right Now

Christina Garrett
409-600-2644
christina.garrett@twc.state.tx.us

Houston

Enterprise Hiring Event

(Customer Facing Positions ONLY)

October 16, 2019
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Enterprise 17326 Pine Cut; Houston, TX 77032

Kimberly King, BRC
832-681-2640
kimberly.king@twc.state.tx.us

Sabrina Parras, BRC
832.681.2680
sabrina.parras@twc.state.tx.us

Darryl Smith, Sr. Talent Development Consultant
713.590.2699
Darryl.Smith@wrksolutions.com

Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area & Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational Rehabilitation Services October 14, 2019 9-11 a.m.

Workforce Solutions of Williamson County

575 Round Rock West Drive
Building H, Suite 240,
Round Rock, TX 78681

ADA for Small Business

Robert Alexander
Vocational Rehabilitation Manager
Texas Workforce Solutions,
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
575 Round Rock West Bldg. H 240
Round Rock, TX 78681
512-244-2207 ext. 1073

Texas HireAbility Capital Region Job Fair
(Hosted by Workforce Solutions Capital Area)
October 11, 2019 9:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Education Service Center Region 13
5701 Springdale Rd,
Austin, TX 78723

http://tiny.cc/HireAbility2019
David Olson
david.olson@wfscapitalarea.com
(512) 597-7119

Texoma's Second Annual DisAbility Forum October 9, 2019 - 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Expo Hall at Midway Mall, 4800 Texoma Parkway, Sherman, TX Janie Bates or Julie Baula
(903) 957-7408
http://www.workforcesolutionstexoma.com/
texoma-forum-on-disabilities

Houston

Enterprise Hiring Event

(For Drivers ONLY)

October 9, 2019
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Enterprise 17326 Pine Cut; Houston, TX 77032

Kimberly King, BRC
832-681-2640
kimberly.king@twc.state.tx.us

Sabrina Parras, BRC
832.681.2680
sabrina.parras@twc.state.tx.us

Darryl Smith, Sr. Talent Development Consultant
713.590.2699
Darryl.Smith@wrksolutions.com

TWS-VRS Cameron County MU and WFS Board Cameron

October 9, 2019
9 am to 12 noon

Texas Southmost College
Section B Lecture Hall
80 Fort Brown Street
Brownsville, TX  78520

National Disability Employment Awareness Month:
Employer Incentives Seminar
Ralph Rangel and Maria Rousett at 956-368-5200

ralph.rangel@twc.state.tx.us

maria.rousett@wfscameron

**Online registration available: http://business.brownsvillechamber.com/events/
details/national-disability-employment-awareness-month-employer-incentives-seminar-6580
Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area & Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational Rehabilitation Services October 7, 2019 9-11 a.m

Workforce Solutions of Williamson County

575 Round Rock West Drive
Building H, Suite 240,
Round Rock, TX 78681

Working Through Behavioral Health

Robert Alexander
Vocational Rehabilitation Manager
Texas Workforce Solutions,
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
575 Round Rock West Bldg. H 240
Round Rock, TX 78681
512-244-2207 ext. 1073

Waco

Heart of Texas Walk-N-Roll Celebration

Thursday, October 04, 2019

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Heritage Square Park
311 Austin Avenue
Waco, TX 76701

Jose Palacios
254-296-5383
Jose.palacios@hotworkforce.com

Texas HireAbility
Business Forum

October 02, 2019

8:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

El Paso Zoo Event Pavilion

4001 E. Paisano
El Paso, TX

To register for the Texas HireAbility
Employer Forum, visit [Eventbrite]
or RSVP by calling Workforce Solutions
Borderplex Business Services at 915-887-2332.

Houston – Region 5

Tue. January 21, 2020
9:00 a.m. to 1:00p.m.

Southeast Career Office

12148-B Gulf Freeway Houston, TX 77034

Reverse Job Fair

Kimberly King
832.785.8277
kimberly.king@twc.state.tx.us

Sabrina Parras
832.312.7060
sabrina.parras@twc.state.tx.us

 

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