Services for the blind and visually impaired

Federal Contracts

Telephone Switchboard

MacDill Air Force Base (Tampa, FL)

Telephone switchboard services. This project created several new career opportunities and upward mobility for our clients in the field of telephone switchboard operator. Over a half-dozen well-paying jobs were created from this endeavor.

Mailroom

Army Corps of Engineers (Jacksonville, FL)

In January, 2001, we secured our second federal service contract, which involves complete operation of the mailroom and records management unit of the Army Corps of Engineers in Jacksonville, Florida. The contract also involves maintenance and duplication of maps used by the Corps. This project created several new career opportunities and upward mobility for our clients in the field of mailroom clerk and records management. To date, four well-paying jobs have been created from this endeavor.

Administrative Services

GSA Public Building Service (Tampa, FL)

This contract provided administrative clerical support. Skills required included computer skills, knowledge of office software, filing, answering the phone, and operating office equipment.

Other

James Haley Veterans’ Hospital

Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind contracts with the Veterans’ Administration to provide maintenance and repair of closed circuit television systems and computer systems and training to Veteran’s in the use of the adaptive equipment.

For more information, contact hrmgr@tampalighthouse.org.