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Peckham Hosts Apparel Manufacturing Hiring Event for People With Disabilities

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For Immediate Release Contact: Kelsey Southwick, PR Specialist

December 30, 2015 517.316.4352 |


LANSING, MI –Peckham Inc., will host an information session and hiring event for individuals with disabilities interested in apparel manufacturing positions on Friday, January 15, 2016from 9 a.m. to 2p.m. at Peckham, 3510 Capital City Blvd (near the airport).

Wages for these jobs start at $8.50per hour and can go up to $13.50per hour for increased skills. Peckham offers health benefits and an onsite wellness center, cafeteria and learning labs. Paid training, bonuses and opportunities for overtime are also available. Successful candidates will have good hand eye coordination and finger dexterity, a willingness to learn and work well in teams.

Peckham’s Apparel & Manufacturing division is a leading provider for high performance fleece and extreme cold weather clothing for the military.  Peckham also manufactures clothing for the commercial market including global companies such as New Balance and Patagonia.

If interested, candidates should attend to learn more about the jobs, complete an application and be scheduled for an interview.

If you cannot attend, you may complete an application, in person, during normal business hours, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  For more information call 517.316.4000 or visit www.peckham.orgemployment opportunities page.

Named the #11 Great Place to Work and one of the Best and Brightest Michigan Companies to Work For, Peckham is an award-winning nonprofit organization that has received national recognition for its achievement in providing exceptional vocational rehabilitation, a respectful culture and a flexible, quality workplace.

It also provides:

  • Clean, bright, accessible buildings
  • Supportive work environment
  • On site wellness center
  • Wellness incentives
  • Free training opportunities
  • Free classes for advancement

Peckham, a nonprofit community vocational rehabilitation organization that values quality, diversity and performance. Our mission is to provide a wide range of opportunities to maximize human potential for persons with disabilities who are striving for greater independence and self-sufficiency.

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