Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our American Job Center locations are currently operating by appointment only.
If you are an employer or career-seeker that is interested in setting up an appointment or receiving services, please call 815-847-7574 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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A kind farewell to Jon Bates as he approaches his retirement from the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL).
Bates served as Vice President of Finance and Administration from 2008 until 2015, when he was named President. The combination of asset growth for the Foundation, strengthening of local nonprofits, and commitment to workforce development are all vital successes from his tenure.
TWC received an Apprenticeship Navigator grant from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO). The goal of the project is to engage, educate and train employers who currently do not operate or work with apprenticeship program models.
Governor Pritzker Announces Restore Illinois: A Public Health Approach To Safely Reopen Our State. Restore Illinois is a Five-Phase, Regional Plan for Saving Lives, Livelihoods, and Safely Reopening Illinois.
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The Workforce Connection– an Illinois WorkNet Center and partner in the American Job Center network. This program is funded by The Workforce Connection, Inc., Il Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity, and the U.S. Department of Labor. The Workforce Connection is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All voice telephone numbers on this website may be reached by persons using TTY/TDD equipment by calling TTY (800) 526-0844 or 711. Contact the Equal Opportunity Officer at 815-395-6626. This program is subject to the provisions of the “Jobs for Veteran’s Act” Public Law 107-288, which provides priority of services to veterans and spouses of certain veterans.