Seneca County Opportunity Center

Virtual program showcases employment opportunities for people with disabilities

Event to stream on Zoom Oct. 28

Press Release via Seneca County Board of Developmental Disabilities

TIFFIN, Ohio – In celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the Seneca County Opportunity Center is hosting a virtual program, “Employment Options for People with Disabilities,” at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021, via Zoom. Opportunity Center staff will share how they collaborate with other organizations to help people with disabilities find and keep employment. Concordance Healthcare Solutions will discuss their inclusive hiring program, and local individuals with disabilities will talk about being employed in the community.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is held each October to educate the public about disability employment issues and recognize the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. The Seneca County Board of Developmental Disabilities is proud to support NDEAM and encourages everyone to work together to create a disability-friendly work culture.

Free and open to the public. For the Zoom link, contact Joan Fredritz at (419) 447-7521 ext. 1134 or jfredritz@senecadd.org.

About the Seneca County Board of Developmental Disabilities

The mission of the Seneca County Board of Developmental Disabilities (SCBDD) is to improve the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. SCBDD currently serves over 600 people with disabilities from birth through adulthood in Seneca County.

60+ businesses in local HR association

SCHRASeneca County Human Resource Association (SCHRA) was formed to provide professional development workshops, hear knowledgeable speakers, receive legislative updates, and networking opportunities to those professionals working in a variety of human resource capacities.

Past speakers include:

Monthly meetings are held throughout the year, generally in the Tiffin area, on the third Tuesday of the month at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $10 for members and $20 for non-members. You can fill out the 2015 SCHRA membership form here.  For more information contact Beth Hannam at bhannam@terra.edu.

Participating businesses include: