Front Desk Receptionist

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Blind Service Association

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Blind Service Association is looking for someone to help with our front desk. You'll be greeting clients and volunteers, answering the phone and help schedule appointments.

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About Blind Service Association

Location:

17 N. State Street Suite 1050, Chicago, IL 60602, US

Mission Statement

Blind Service Association is a non profit organization dedicated to providing programs and services that enhance the independence and self-sufficiency of blind and visually impaired individuals.

Description

Blind Service Association (BSA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization providing an array of programs and services to people who are blind and visually impaired in the Chicagoland area.

Programs and Services at BSA include:

  • One-to-One Reading where trained volunteers are available to read any type of material presented to clients. This is the heart of what we do and are most well known for!
  • Recording of books or other reading matter that is unavailable from libraries or other agencies that maintain a library.
  • The Vision Connection, a membership club for people 50 years of age and over with age related eye conditions.
  • A Youth Program for blind and visually impaired children aged 11 through 18.
  • Four separate support groups for those seeking assistance and encouragement coping with their eye condition. While the groups are broken down by age and gender, a facilitator will work with you to determine which group is most suitable for your situation.
  • A Guide Dog User's Group which brings together Guide Dog Owner's to share information and advocate for their rights as guide dog owners.
  • A client's weight loss group to help with weight issues that are affecting their health and wellbeing.
  • Computer User's Network, a membership club, where blind and visually impaired users receive an array of technical and computer support through seminars, tutoring and newsletters.
  • A Scholarship program where $30,000 in scholarships are awarded yearly to legally blind students looking to advance their education whether going to college, a university or technical school.
  • Information and Referral, a one-stop shop to get immediate answers for your particular needs.
  • A Speakers Bureau offering information for your group about programs at Blind Service Association.



WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

17 N. State Street Suite 1050Chicago, IL 60602

(41.8827,-87.62739)
 

SKILLS

  • Office Reception
  • Administrative Support

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 1 hour. Maximum 8 hours. Set up an ongoing weekly schedule or flexible hours.
  • We're looking for someone with a cheerful personality.

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