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Workforce Center of Will County to host weekly job fair on Jan. 29

Workforce Center of Will County to host weekly job fair on Jan. 29

Area job seekers are invited to attend a weekly job fair from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, at the Workforce Center of Will County.

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Mobile Workforce Center February schedule released

Mobile Workforce Center February schedule released

The February schedule for the Mobile Workforce Center of Will County has been released.  The mobile unit travels throughout Will County to help residents with resume development, cover letters and job applications. The workforce center contains 11 computer stations, internet access, and offers keyboarding lessons, as well as resume and job search assistance using online listings including jobs4people.org and Illinois workNet.

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WCWC releases February workshop schedule

WCWC releases February workshop schedule

The Workforce Center of Will County February schedule has been released. Career Cafe will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 5 and 19. Career Cafe is a networking event designed to connect people looking for work. In addition to sharing tips with other job seekers and learning job search techniques, participants will hear from guest speakers sharing their hiring expertise.

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JTHS Hosting Wake Up Call Substance Abuse Awareness Event

JTHS Hosting Wake Up Call Substance Abuse Awareness Event

JTHS Hosting Wake Up Call Substance Abuse Awareness Event

Joliet Township High School will host a Wake-Up Call Substance Abuse Awareness Event on Thursday, January 31, 2019 from 6:30-8:00 PM at Joliet West High School, 401 N. Larkin Avenue. The event is free and open to all members of the public 21 years of age and older. Dinner will be provided from 5:00-6:15 PM and a resource fair will take place from 5:00-6:30 PM. Free childcare is available. Read more
Will County Executive Walsh commends organized labor for excellent work on new county courthouse

Will County Executive Walsh commends organized labor for excellent work on new county courthouse

On December 19, the one year anniversary of the groundbreaking of the new Will County Courthouse, County Executive Larry Walsh met with members of organized labor on the tenth floor of the new structure to thank them for the diligent work over the past year. Read more
County office building to be closed Dec. 25, Jan. 1

County office building to be closed Dec. 25, Jan. 1

JOLIET – The Will County Office Building, 302 N. Chicago St., will be closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 in observance of Christmas and New Year’s Day. Normal office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., will resume the day after each holiday.

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Wake Up Call presentation to be held at Joliet West High School on January 31, 2019

Wake Up Call presentation to be held at Joliet West High School on January 31, 2019

Parents, grandparents and staff are invited to attend an eye-opening presentation taking place on Thursday, January 31, 2019 from 6:30-8:00 PM at Joliet West High School, 401 N. Larkin Avenue. Dinner will be provided from 5:00-6:15 PM and a resource fair will take place from 5:00-6:30 PM.

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Health services and public parking remain in operation as construction begins on new health department

Health services and public parking remain in operation as construction begins on new health department

Construction is now underway on the new Will County Health Department facility, to be located east of the existing building at 501 Ella Avenue. Health Department Executive Director Susan Olenek wants residents to know all services and public parking will remain available during this process. Read more
Mobile Workforce Center to showcase workshops via Facebook Live

Mobile Workforce Center to showcase workshops via Facebook Live

Beginning Jan. 1, job search workshops offered at the Workforce Center of Will County will be broadcast to the Mobile Workforce Center on Facebook Live.

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WCWC releases January workshop schedule

WCWC releases January workshop schedule

The Workforce Center of Will County January schedule has been released.

Career Cafe will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15. Career Cafe is a networking event designed to connect people looking for work. In addition to sharing tips with other job seekers and learning job search techniques, participants will hear from guest speakers sharing their hiring expertise.

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Will County Veterans’ Assistance Commission to partner with Community Service Council of Northern Will County

Will County Veterans’ Assistance Commission to partner with Community Service Council of Northern Will County

Officials from the Will County Veterans’ Assistance Commission (VAC) and the Community Service Council of Northern Will County (CSC) are proud to announce a new partnership that will benefit veterans living in the Northern portion of Will County. Read more
County Executive Larry Walsh receiving treatments following recent cancer diagnosis

County Executive Larry Walsh receiving treatments following recent cancer diagnosis

Will County Executive Larry Walsh, 70, announced he recently began chemo treatments following a diagnosis of cancer. His treatment regime began this past week.

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Will County offers holiday lights recycling opportunities

Will County offers holiday lights recycling opportunities

Got string lights with burnt out bulbs? Too tangled to use? Or lights that just don’t bring holiday joy anymore?

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Will County lauded for Excellence in Financial Reporting for 17 consecutive years.

Will County lauded for Excellence in Financial Reporting for 17 consecutive years.

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded Will County with the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its 2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). Read more
December Mobile Workforce Center schedule includes workshops

December Mobile Workforce Center schedule includes workshops

Three workshops designed to help job seekers will be offered during Mobile Workforce Center visits in December.

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Workforce Services still providing help for job seekers

The doors to the Workforce Center of Will County may be closed during the coronavirus pandemic, but that hasn’t stopped the staff at the Workforce Services Division of Will County from assisting job seekers.

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