Olive-Harvey College Hosts Free Taxi Driver Recruitment Day

 Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - EducationChicago needs an estimated 2,000 taxi drivers and while the job opportunities are abundant, many Chicagoans are unaware of how quickly they can complete the required training. Chicagoans can learn about the training and application process during the Taxi Driver Recruitment Day on Thursday, Feb. 7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Olive-Harvey College at 10001 S. Woodlawn Avenue.

Hosted by City Colleges of Chicago in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of New Americans and Hailo Cab, the event will include representatives from Chicago’s leading taxi companies and Olive-Harvey faculty members. Two informational workshops – held at 11:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. – will inform guests how to become a taxicab driver and enroll in Olive-Harvey’s comprehensive Public Passenger Chauffeur Training Program. The two-week Chauffeur Training program costs $275 to enroll and is designed to prepare individuals to become public chauffeurs in the City of Chicago. The event is open to the public. Free parking is available. For more information, call 773.291.6490 or go online to www.ccc.edu.

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