You’re invited to take part in Social Security’s Ticket to Work online Virtual Job Fair on August 24, 2016. The job fair will connect Social Security disability beneficiaries to companies that do work with the government. Find out how to participate.

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Attend Social Security’s Ticket to Work Virtual Job Fair – from Anywhere!

Aug 12, 2016

About Ticket to Work

Social Security’s Ticket to Work program supports career development for people ages 18 to 64 who receive Social Security disability benefits (SSI or SSDI) and want to work. The Ticket program is free and voluntary. It helps people with disabilities move toward financial independence and connects them with the services and support they need to succeed in the workforce.

Learn more

To learn more about Ticket Work, contact the Ticket to Work Help Line at 1-866-968-7842 (Voice) or 866-833-2967 (TTY) Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET. Ask an agent to send you a list of service providers or find providers on your own with the Ticket to Work Find Help tool.

You’re invited to take part in Social Security’s Ticket to Work online Virtual Job Fair on August 24, 2016. The job fair will connect Social Security disability beneficiaries to companies that do work with the government. These companies have job openings for people with many different skills and experience levels. They are most interested in hiring qualified people with disabilities.

This is a national event, so participating employers will have jobs throughout the United States. The fair will be held online, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET.

At the job fair, you will be able to communicate with job recruiters online in chat forums and using one-on-one messages. You can also visit virtual resource booths. There, you can ask questions about job accommodations, Social Security Work Incentives, and legal issues that can create barriers to work for people with disabilities.

You should register if you are:
  • A Ticket to Work participant
  • Using your ticket to get services from an approved Employment Network (EN) or your state Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) agency
  • Ready to work
Here’s how to register:

Not sure if you are a Ticket to Work participant or are using your ticket? Need help finding an EN or state VR agency?

Call the Ticket to Work Help Line at 1-866-968-7842 (Voice) or 1-866-833-2967 (TTY). Agents are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET.

Assistive Technology
The Virtual Job Fair environment will be screen-reader friendly.

For more information on the Virtual Job Fair, go to: https://www.choosework.net/find-a-job/virtual-job-fairs/index.html