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Welcome from the Will County Executive Larry Walsh

Will County Executive Larry WalshAs County Executive, I am proud to welcome you to the Will County, Illinois web site. Our site provides an open dynamic information highway to Will County government and the great services we provide. Our goal is to fully present the vast variety of services, programs and initiatives available to every resident.

As part of the commitment to keeping our government openly visible, as well as responsible and accessible, our user friendly website contains additional resources and a better visual design. By working together in the spirit of cooperation, we continually work to plan and provide vision for the county’s future and collaborate as a team to insure our diverse county remains a wonderful place to call home.

What's Happening in Will County

Mobile Workforce Center’s March schedule released

The Mobile Workforce Center of Will County’s March schedule has been announced.

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 www.jobs4people.org and Illinois WorkNet.

County Executive Larry Walsh encourages job seekers to take advantage of the service, which is offered at no cost to County residents.

“Our Mobile Workforce Center brings excellent employment resources to our residents across the county,” Walsh said. “Anyone who is looking for a job or would like to improve their skills and find a new job should visit this center.”

The Mobile Workforce Center will be at Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff, Bolingbrook, from 9:30 a.m. to noon and from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Mondays.

On Tuesdays, the center will be in University Park at the Town Center Plaza, 90 Town Center Drive, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. The center will be at the Monee Park District, 5218 W. Court St., Monee, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Plainfield Public Library, 15025 S. Illinois St., Plainfield, will host the Mobile Workforce Center
from 9:30 a.m. to noon and from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.

The center can be found at the Wilmington Public Library District, 201 S. Kankakee St., Wilmington, from 9:30 a.m. to noon and from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. every Thursday.

On Fridays, the center will be at Frankfort Public Library District, 21119 S. Pfeiffer Road, from 9:30 a.m. to noon, and at Mokena Community Public Library, 11327 W. 195th St., Mokena, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

The Mobile Workforce Center will also broadcast the Job Search Workshops via Facebook Live.

Illinois JobLink Workshop - Thurs, 3/19, 10:30 a.m. – Wilmington Public Library District
This IJL Workshop will cover how to complete your registration on Illinois JobLink by creating/uploading a résumé and tips on how to get the most views from employers. We will discuss how to search for jobs on Illinois JobLink and how to complete your work search record.

Master Your Job Search Workshop - Fri, 3/20, 2:00 p.m. – Mokena Community Public Library
A review of basic job search techniques, including networking and how to use the Internet to conduct your job search.

Microsoft PowerPoint - Thurs, 3/12, 2:00 p.m. – Wilmington Public Library District
Learn the basics to advance your Microsoft skills and create a professional presentation.

Networking Tools for Today’s Job Market Workshop - Mon, 3/23, 10:30 a.m. – Fountaindale Public Library District
Learn the process of how relationships and contacts can assist you with your job search. Includes how to use social media to network effectively.

Successful Interviewing Workshop - Thurs, 3/12, 10:00 a.m. – Wilmington Public Library District
Learn how to prepare for a job interview so you will be confident and ready to make a positive impression. Individual, digitally recorded mock interviews are available upon completion of this workshop.

Alison.com Orientation - Mon, 3/2, 2:00 p.m. – Fountaindale Public Library District
Learn how Alison, offering over 1,000 free online courses for individual learners, can help you obtain a certificate or diploma in over 300 categories. Orientation includes an overview of courses and categories, how to set up an Alison account and how to obtain a certification.

LinkedIn Lab - Mon, 3/16, 1:30 p.m. – Fountaindale Public Library District
Make the most of your basic LinkedIn account in this hands-on lab where we will review LinkedIn features and best practices for success finding your next job. Set up a basic LinkedIn account in advance or we can help you set up an account for your job search.

Microsoft Excel - Wed, 3/25, 10:00 a.m. – Plainfield Public Library
Learn the basics of Excel and how to navigate its many features.

Microsoft Word - Tues, 3/3, 10:00 a.m. – University Park Town Center Plaza
Learn how to use Word to create a professional looking résumé and cover letter.

Standout Résumés Workshop - Wed, 3/4, 2:00 p.m. – Plainfield Public Library
Learn the basics of creating a competitive résumé and cover letter. Individual résumé reviews are available upon request.

For additional information about the Mobile Workforce Center or its workshop schedule, go to www.jobs4people.org.
 

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4/2/2020 10:00 AM

Executive Committee - 10 a.m.

Meetings will be held in the County Board Committee Room in the Will County Office Building, 302 N. Chicago St., Joliet, Illinois, unless stated otherwise. Meeting agendas and cancellations are available on the website www.willcountyboard.com. To contact us, e-mail: countyboard@willcountyillinois.com or phone 815.740.4602.

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4/9/2020 10:00 AM

Executive Committee - 10 a.m.

Meetings will be held in the County Board Committee Room in the Will County Office Building, 302 N. Chicago St., Joliet, Illinois, unless stated otherwise. Meeting agendas and cancellations are available on the website www.willcountyboard.com. To contact us, e-mail: countyboard@willcountyillinois.com or phone 815.740.4602.

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4/16/2020 9:30 AM

Will County Board - 9:30 a.m.

Meetings will be held in the County Board Room in the Will County Office Building, 302 N. Chicago St., Joliet, Illinois, unless stated otherwise. Meeting agendas and cancellations are available on the website www.willcountyboard.com. To contact us, e-mail countyboard@willcountyillinois.com or phone 815.740.4602.

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Speaker from the National Institutes of Health to discuss new initiative in treatment for opioid use disorder

Dr. Rebecca Baker, Director, National Institutes of Health, Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) Initiative, will discuss this aggressive, trans-agency effort to speed scientific solutions to stem the opioid crisis at the 2020 Hero Helps Community Forum, slated for Friday, April 24 at the Edward Hospital Athletic and Event Center in Romeoville. HEAL is an approach to develop and deliver scientific tools to end the opioid crisis and prevent it from reoccurring.
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5/6/2020 10:00 AM

Public Health & Safety Committee - 10:00 a.m.

Meetings will be held in the County Board Committee Room in the Will County Office Building, 302 N. Chicago St., Joliet, Illinois, unless stated otherwise. Meeting agendas and cancellations are available on the website www.willcountyboard.com. To contact us, email: countyboard@willcountyillinois.com or phone: 815.740.4602.

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5/7/2020 10:00 AM

Executive Committee - 10 a.m.

Meetings will be held in the County Board Committee Room in the Will County Office Building, 302 N. Chicago St., Joliet, Illinois, unless stated otherwise. Meeting agendas and cancellations are available on the website www.willcountyboard.com. To contact us, e-mail: countyboard@willcountyillinois.com or phone 815.740.4602.

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