Chicago Lighthouse Teams with MOPD to Host Sept. 24th Hiring Event for People with Disabilities & Veterans

The Chicago Lighthouse - Sep 1st, 2015

Dominic Calabrese
(312) 997-3662

CHICAGO In an effort to boost employment prospects for people with disabilities, particularly those who are blind or visually impaired, as well as Veterans, The Chicago Lighthouse is joining forces with the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) to host a hiring event on Thursday, September 24th.

The event will take place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the MOPD field office located at 2102 W. Ogden on Chicago’s near west side.

The Lighthouse will be pre-screening candidates for full and part time call center agent positions, from entry level to management, in its various call centers.

Candidates must be able to use a professional manner on the phone; enjoy helping others; have intermediate computer skills, including cut, copy/paste, log on/off, toggle between screens; and type 25 words per minute. We are also looking for individuals who are bilingual (conversant in Spanish).

Limited free parking for the hiring event is available at the 2102 W. Ogden location.  The site is also close to public transportation, including the #157 CTA bus route and the Pink and Blue rapid transit lines.

For additional information, please contact Angela Kearney, MHRM, human resources generalist, at The Chicago Lighthouse by phone at (312) 997-3654 or by email at


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