2019 DMD KC EVENTS
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.
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.