Job/Career Fair and Health & Disabilities Fair

3/16/2010 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

DHS Division of Rehabilitation Services is proud to invite one and all to a Job/Career Fair and a Health & Disabilities Fair.

Over 70 employers, educational institutions, support agencies, and Suppliers will be on hand

Those seeking employment should Come "Dressed for Success" and bring several copies of your up-to-date resume.

St. John's Hospital will be available to administer Blood Pressure Testing from 11 am - 4 pm.

The Sangamon County Election Commission will be conducting Voter Registration during the Fair.


Richard Orr Building, Gate 9, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield. Plenty of free parking is available.

Shuttle Service

A Shuttle bus will be available to transport any and all attendees from the SMTD bus Stop at 5th and Sangamon Avenue to the Orr building and will return to the stop approximately 10 minutes prior to the arrival of each SMTD bus between 11:55 am - 4:00 pm. Persons utilizing public transportation should board the "North 5th Street" bus at the Downtown Transfer Center at 5th and Capitol and get off at 5th and Sangamon.


For questions, or to request a reasonable accommodation, please call Herb Earl with DHS at (217) 782-4830 (Voice) or (888) 440-8990 (TTY).


This event is hosted and sponsored by the following agencies and departments:

  • Illinois Department of Human Services
    • Division of Rehabilitation Services
      • Vocational Rehabilitation
      • Home Services Program
      • Traumatic Brain Injury Program
      • Rapid Reintegration Program
      • Bureau of Blind Services
  • Illinois Department of Employment Security


The following is a list of Exhibitors that will be at these events. They include but are not limited to Employers, Educational Institutions, Service Providers, and Healthcare Providers.

Federal Agencies

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • US Department of Transportation
    • Federal Highway Administration
  • US Veteran's Administration
    • Springfield Vet Center
  • Social Security Administration
    • Work Incentives Program
  • US Department of Treasury
    • Internal Revenue Service
  • US Army Recruiting

Illinois State Agencies

  • IL Department of Human Services
    • Bureau of Recruitment and Selection
    • Bureau of Accessibility and Job Accomodations
    • Work Incentives Program
    • Sangamon County Family Community Resource Center
  • IL Department of Central Management Services
    • Disabled Worker's Program
    • EEO/AA Office
  • IL Department of Public Health
    • Disability and Health Project
  • IL Department of Employment Security
    • Illinois workNet
    • DisabilityWorks
    • Land of Lincoln Workforce Alliance
  • IL Secretary of State
    • Personnel Office
  • IL Department of Healthcare and Family Services
    • Health Benefits for Workers with Disabilities
    • Outreach Office
  • IL Department of Agriculture
    • Human Resources Office
  • IL Department of Veterans Affairs
    • State Approving Agency
  • Illinois Student Assistance Commission
  • Illinois Prisoner Review Board
  • IL Department of Insurance
    • Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP)
  • Illinois Department of Child and Family Services

Educational Opportunities

  • University of Illinois - Springfield
    • Graduate Intern Programs
    • Office of Disability Services
    • Office of Human Resources
  • Benedictine University
  • Robert Morris University
  • Lincoln Land Community College
    • Human Resources Office
    • Public Relations and Marketing
    • Special Needs/Study Skills programs
    • Truck Driving School
    • Veterans Affairs Office
  • Western Illinois University
    • School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration
    • School of Graduate Studies
  • Midwest Technical Institute
  • Quincy University
  • Devry University

Healthcare Opportunities

  • St. John's Hospital
  • Memorial Health System
  • Capitol Community Health Center
  • Complete Care Systems
  • Bethesda Lutheran Communities
  • The Hope Institute
  • Addus Healthcare
  • Community Care Systems, Inc.
  • Remwes Medical, LLC

Employers and Service Providers

  • County Market
  • Primerica Financial Services
  • A.T. & T, Inc
  • Manpower
  • Scentsy - Wickless Candles
  • Decatur Police Department
  • AVON Products
  • Southwest Arena and Youth Event Center
  • Jazzy Services
  • Modern Woodsmen of America
  • Area Agency on Aging for Lincolnland
  • ERC Job Placement program
  • Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities of Illinois
  • Family Service Center of Sangamon County
  • Guardian Medical Monitoring
  • Upper Cervical Health Centers of America
  • Clear Point Credit Counseling Solutions
  • H & R Block
  • Liberty National Insurance
  • Community Living Options
  • Illinois Assistive Technology Program
  • United Access/Personal Mobility
  • American Diabetes Association
  • Springfield Center for Independent Living
  • Comfort Inn/Fairfield Inn
  • Land of Lincoln Goodwill Industries
  • Aaron's Sales and Lease
  • Unique Personnel Consultants
  • Financial Security Partners, Inc.
  • Express Employment Professionals
  • SPARC Supported Employment
  • Securitas Security Services USA
  • Global Tech Training
  • Rose International
  • The Standing Wheelchair Company
  • Ed Vitu Visual Technologies
  • En-Vision America
  • United Cerebral Palsy
  • Western & Southern Financial Group
  • Central Illinois Service Access
  • Send Out Cards
  • Racin' Redhead Cleaning Service

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