Thursday, December 15, 2016

Working Bikes is selling used bikes in good condition for $5-$10 on December 17

Working Bikes’ annual holiday kids bike sale takes place this Saturday, December 17 from 12pm-5pm. Working Bikes is located at 2434 S. Western Avenue. The Kids’ Bikestravaganza! aims to make bikes an accessible holiday gift for families who are low-income so the bikes will be sold for $5-$10.
This is for children ages 3-11. Children must be present at time of purchase. There is a limit of one bike per child.
If you know of any organization who works with families who can benefit from the Kids’ Bikestravaganza!, please forward them this information. For any questions, please contact

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Hiring Events at the Woodlawn Resource Center on Monday, 12/5 and Wednesday, 12/14

Two hiring events are taking place at the Woodlawn Resource Center (6144 S. Cottage Grove Avenue). The events will occur on Monday, December 5th 10am – 12pm and Wednesday, December 14th 12pm – 2pm.

Please click on the links below to get more information about the companies and the positions they are hiring for. Please advise job seekers to follow the pre-event application instructions to ensure a positive experience. All job seekers must have copies of their resume and dress professionally. There is an on-site technology center for career seekers who need to complete the pre-event application instructions or to print resumes.

Other Information

·       There is ample free, non-permit street parking in the 6100 – 6300 blocks of Cottage Grove (No off-street parking available)
·       There is no coatroom or closet (career seekers must keep personal belongings)
·       The target group is residents of the 60637 zip code (Woodlawn Community). However, this event is FREE and open to the public
·       There is a community technology center on-site. However, there is no available help for career seekers in the areas of online application completion, resume submission or sending emails
·       There is no public transportation assistance available to attendees of the hiring event (must provide own transportation)

If you have any questions, please contact Christopher Watts at the Woodlawn Resource Center: (773) 538-3719;

Click here for the specific companies and information about the positions they are hiring for.

Click here for an overview of the positions.