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2019 DMD KC EVENTS

KANSAS EVENT:

Friday, October 18, 2019

MidAmerica Nazarene University, Bell Cultural Events Center
2030 College Way, Olathe, KS 


Attendance limited to first 300 registrants only.

Register by Friday, October 4 to get a free lunch and secure accommodations. 


MISSOURI EVENT:

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Conference Center
4801 Rockhill Rd., Kansas City, MO


Attendance limited to first 200 registrants only.   

Register by Tuesday, October 18 to get a free lunch and secure accommodations.

  

Kansas Event Sponsor

Kansas Host Sponsor

Missouri Event Sponsor


Missouri Event Host

The DMD KC Events are free of charge to any individual with a disability living in the Kansas City metro area. Register in advance, by the deadline (when announced), to receive a free lunch. Dates for the Kansas and Missouri Events are listed above.


If you are a person with a disability pursuing employment, these events gives you an excellent opportunity to:

  • Increase and enhance your job readiness skills.
  • Network with employers to learn about different types of careers.
  • Visit with service organizations on how they can help you in your job search.
  • Learn about entrepreneurship.


At these events, you are encouraged to make the most of this opportunity by preparing ahead of time.

    Professional attire is strongly recommended.

    • Come with a positive, upbeat attitude.  This is your chance to shine brightly.
    • Network and meet as many new people as you can.  Networking is a valuable tool when searching for work.
    • Bring multiple copies of your resume to share.

    DMD KC Schedule (For Kansas and Missouri Events):
    7:30 am – 8:30 am   Training for Volunteers with Mock and Resume Assistance
    8:00 am – 8:30 am   Registration and Check In for Job Seekers, Employers and Service Organizations
    8:30 am – 10:30 am   Mock Interviews, Resume/Application Assistance
    8:30 am – 10:30 am   Visit with Service Organizations and Employers
    10:30 am – 10:35 am   Welcome and Introductions
    10:35 am – 11:15 am   Job Seeker Session 1
    11:20 am – 12:00 pm   Job Seeker Session 2
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm   Lunch (Advance registration REQUIRED to assure a free lunch and accommodations!)
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm   Mock Interview, Resume/Application Assistance if needed
    1:00 pm   Event Ends


    Individual Help Sessions:
    From 8:00 – 10:30 am and from 12:00 – 1:00 pm, 10-minute individual sessions will be available for registered attendees for “Mock Job interviews” and “Resumé/Application Assistance” will be offered.  Please indicate on the registration form your interest in participating.  Please bring a resumé.  You may also bring written questions for the interviewer. Dress appropriately as if it were a real job interview.


    Please note:  DMD KC is a public event, open to the media.  Photographers and video camera may be present at either event.


    If you have any questions, email DMDinKC@aol.com or Brian Ellefson at 913-239-9776.