The Workforce Center of Will County (WCWC) offers a wide variety of services to assist both job seekers and employers with employment needs. These services include classes on resume writing, practicing interview skills, and updating computer proficiency. The center also provides information about career scholarships and on the job training. These services are available from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday in the center’s Resource Room.
New stops added at Joliet Junior College City Center Campus and New Lenox Public Library
The Mobile Workforce Center travels throughout Will County offering a variety of services for job seekers, including computers with internet access for online applications and job searches, the ability to create/revise a competitive résumé and an online job board with listings from Will County businesses. View any of the job readiness workshops during a visit to the MWC or in the convenience of one’s home by visiting Workforce Center of Will County Facebook page.
The Workforce Center of Will County, in partnership with the Village of Romeoville and Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce, will host a job fair from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25.
As the number of positive COVID-19 cases across the nation continues to rise, Will County health officials are promoting safe, accessible vaccinations in all parts of the county.
Recyclepalooza will return as part of New Lenox’s Sharefest on Saturday, Sept. 11, giving Will County residents a way to recycle and reuse items they no longer want.
2021 Hero Helps Community Summit set for Oct. 15
Federal, State, and Local officials to share new idea in addressing opioid crisis.
The stage is set for the 10th anniversary of the Hero Helps Community Forum to be held from 7:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Friday, October 15 at the Romeoville Athletic and Events Center.
Men’s experiences with family members in nursing home leads to How’s Mom
Sunny Hill Nursing Home of Will County is making it easier for families to keep up with their loved ones, even when they can’t be there.
Come to the Workforce Center Resource Fair
10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, August 3
2400 Glenwood Avenue, Joliet
COVID Infections on the rise amongst unvaccinated
Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant is announcing new protocols around face coverings at Will County Buildings. Starting Monday, August 2, the public, both vaccinated and unvaccinated, will be required to wear a mask or face covering upon entering any county building and during any time spent in county buildings.
Number of positive cases in the county are on the rise
While nearly half the population of Will County is fully vaccinated, local officials are cautioning residents to continue COVID-19 precautions as the number of Delta variant cases are increasing. These precautions include frequent hand washing, social distancing and wearing a mask in public places for those who are unvaccinated.