Living Word Christian Center and Eden Career Institute to Host Free Public Career Fair

Illinois State Representative, Kim DuBuclet, will attend the event to welcome and encourage attendees.

Living Word Christian Center (LWCC) and Eden Career Institute are partnering to host a job fair featuring high-paying trade jobs, on Friday, June 28 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Living Word Christian Center, 7600 W. Roosevelt Road, Forest Park, Ill. Major county and state departments like Illinois Tollway and Cook County Circuit Clerk, in addition to various trades and labor unions, will be onsite actively recruiting for positions. Representative Kim DuBuclet will attend the event to welcome and encourage attendees. The event is free and open to the public.

Titled Step Into Your Future: Interactive Trade Expo and Job Resource Fair, this interactive employment fair will feature more than there 30 hiring and trade demonstration exhibitors looking to fill critical positions within their companies. There will be more than a dozen hands-on demonstrations. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn how they can qualify for high-paying trade jobs with great benefits and stable employment. Local union and educational representatives will also be onsite to discuss job openings, apprenticeships, community resources, and more.

There will be a free continental breakfast available to attendees starting at 9 a.m. Afternoon snacks will be provided as well.

“Today, more than ever, the dignity of work in trade careers plays a crucial role in shaping our marketplace. At Eden Career Institute, we understand the significance of providing the necessary vocational education and training to empower individuals for successful careers in trades. We are committed to equipping our students with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in today’s competitive job market. Join us at our Interactive Trade Expo and Job Resource Fair and step into your future,” said Dr. LaShondra Kyle, Executive Director of Eden Career Institute.

Some of the organizations scheduled to be onsite include:

Black Contractors, Operators, and Executives
Carpenters Union
Chicago Bricklayers Union
Chicago Women in Trades
Climate Jobs Illinois
Employment & Employer Services
NPL Construction
Illinois Welding School
Indiana-Illinois-Iowa Foundation for Fair Contracting
International Union of Operating Engineers
Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council
Midtown Metro Achievement Centers
South Suburban College
Black Contractors, Operators, and Executives
Steelworkers Union
Triton College
Westside Forward

While the event is free and open to the public, pre-registration is encouraged via Eventbrite.  On-site registration will also be available. Event attendees should enter Living Word Christian Center on the southwest side of the mall, near Walmart, through the blue doors. Lot parking is free. For more information, visit


  • LaShondra Kyle, Executive Director of Eden Career Institute
  • Representative KimDuBuclet
  • Select job fair attendees
  • Select hiring companies

About Dr. Bill Winston 

Dr. Bill Winston is the founder and senior pastor of Living Word Christian Center in Forest Park, Illinois. He is also the founder of the nationally accredited Joseph Business School, which has a global impact on six continents and an online program; president of Bill Winston Ministries, a partnership-based global outreach ministry; the Living Word School of Ministry and Missions; and Faith Ministries Alliance (FMA), an organization of more than eight hundred churches and ministries under his spiritual covering in the United States and around the globe. The ministry owns and operates two shopping malls: Forest Park Plaza in Forest Park and Washington Plaza in Tuskegee, Alabama. He is married to Veronica and is the father of three children and the grandfather of eight.

About Eden Career Institute

Eden Career Institute is a leading vocational education institution dedicated to empowering individuals with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in various industries. Through comprehensive training programs, hands-on learning experiences, and personalized support, they prepare students for rewarding careers in advanced manufacturing, electric vehicle technology, construction trades, and more.