Sample job listings by employers who have made a commitment to hiring people with disabilities include:
EOP’s Diversity & Inclusion Career Center
MassRides. Under the Executive Office of Transportation, MassRIDES is a statewide travel options program providing free assistance to employers and employees.
MART bus schedules. The Fitchburg based MART bus has a stop at the Career Center.
Commute.com. The full listing of transportation options, including the Wachusett and Worcester commuter rail schedules, paratransit and bus routes.
Other links and Resources
Should you disclose your disability? Click here for America’s Job Center Q&A on the subject.
Disclosure and Self-Identification: What’s the difference?! Click here for Work Without Limits article.
Equal Opportunity: It’s the Law
Training & Support
Institute for Community Inclusion. ICI offers training, clinical and employment services, conducts research, and provides assistance to organizations to promote inclusion of people with disabilities in school, work, and community activities.
Campus Career Connect (C3) was created with the intent to aid transitioning young adults with disabilities from school to work and connect them to mentors within their desired career field. By promoting job readiness, inclusion, and advocacy training and advice, C3 mentors help make the transition from school to employment positive and socially impactful. Mentoring on C3 can be found through the platform’s use of online events, local job listings, networking, resume building, soft and hard skill coaching, and an interactive forum space for questions and advice.
MA Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) – Fitchburg Office. MRC is responsible for Vocational Rehabilitation Services, Community Living Services, and eligibility determination for the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) federal benefits programs. MRC is an active WIOA partner of the North Central MA Career Center and holds regular office hours at our Leominster location. MA Commission for the Blind. MCB provides the highest quality rehabilitation and social services to blind individuals, leading to independence and full community participation. MCB is an active WIOA partner of the North Central MA Career Center.
MA Commission for the Blind. MCB provides the highest quality rehabilitation and social services to blind individuals, leading to independence and full community participation. MCB is an active WIOA partner of the North Central MA Career Center.
Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH) DMH provides access to services for individuals of all ages with mental health needs enabling them to live, work and participate fully in their communities. DMH establishes standards of care to promote recovery and self-determination and supports mental health training and research.
Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (MCDHH) MCDHH enables access to information, services, and education for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing so that they may live independently and productively as responsible citizens. The Career Center can help with arrangements for interpreter services or other accommodations for people who are deaf and hard of hearing to fully participate in Career Center programs.
Department of Developmental Services. DDS creates, in partnership with others, innovative and genuine opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to participate fully and meaningfully in, and contribute to, their communities as valued members.