DeKalb Workforce Development Office

DeKalb Workforce Development Office

DeKalb Workforce Development Office
650B North Peace Road
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-901-0177, ext. 240

DeKalb Workforce Development Office services provided by Kishwaukee College

Job Seeker Services:

  • Career Resource Center with computer access for job search
  • Financial assistance for training through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
  • Career exploration through Career Pathways
  • Job search assistance through individual and group activities, comprehensive and specialized skills assessments, industry sector and labor market information
  • On-site job placement
  • Computer literacy classes (in spanish)
  • High School Equivalency and ESL class schedules
  • Kishwaukee College and financial aid information
  • Workshops

Employer Services:

  • Free advertising & marketing for available positions within your company
  • Assistance with finding qualified applicants
  • Pre-employment assessments in math & reading or utilize your company's pre-employment process
  • Onsite employee recruitment
  • Space for conducting interviews
  • Customized training
  • On-the-job training program

The DeKalb Workforce Development Office works closely with WIOA core partners, such as Adult Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Illinois Department of Employment Security, Perkins Postsecondary Education and the Kishwaukee College Career Services.

For details about programs and services, view this month's PDF calendar.

Contact Information

Billi Tierney 
Coordinator, Job Seeker Services
815-901-0177 ext. 239
btierney@kish.edu

Linda Kocjan
Coordinator, Employer Services
815-901-0177, ext. 225
lkocjan@kish.edu

 

Ogle County Program Contact

Cheryl Woleer
B.E.S.T. Inc
810 S. 10th St. 
Oregon, IL 61061
815-732-0148
cheryl-woleer@best-inc.org