​​​​Workforce Development Division

Job S​eeker Services


Whether you are looking for your first job, finding a new career, or even trying to gain more skills to get you the next promotion, Kane County offers a wide range of services and programs that can help you succeed. We provide comprehensive services to job seekers with knowledge, skills, and job search know-how crucial to secure employment. For additional information, contact a representative at your local workNet center​.

Basic Services & Walk-In Assistance

Career Resource Center

  • Resume Development
  • Job Vacancy
  • Job Search Guidance
  • Labor Market Data
  • WIOA Program Information
  • Training Information
  • Referrals to Partner Agencies
  • Free Computer Access

Resource Links

Advanced & Individualized Services

Employment Plan Development
  • ​​Assessment of employment history and career objectives/goals
  • Review of Job search methods
  • Identification of transferable skills/experience
  • Basic Skills Testing
  • Interest assessment and career exploration
  • Intensive resume review with assistance in developing and/or revisions
  • Mock interviewing with coaching
  • Labor Market information and job leads/matching
  • Referral to training services when skills gaps exist

Training Services
Occupational Skills Training - Provided after career development is performed and training vendor research is completed. Scholarships are awarded to eligible participants for training in-demand occupations. These scholarships can be applied toward programs offered at approved schools/training providers.

On-the-Job Training - Provides you with an opportunity to apply for jobs that you may not be fully qualified for because on-the-job training is needed. The program links you to employers willing to HIRE and TRAIN using grant resources.
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DeKalb ​
workNet Center Contacts

Wendy Marshall
Career Specialist
817-901-0177 x 229

Kristney Vaulx
Career Resource Center Specialist
815-901-0177 x 250

North Aurora
workNet Center Contacts

Rod Adams
Career Specialist
630-966-1435 x 4077
AdamsRod@countyofkane.org

Jacquelyn Carter-Erves
Career Specialist
630-966-1435 x 80093
CarterervesJacquelyn@countyofkane.org

Alicia Gutierrez
Career Specialist
630-844-8768
GutierrezAlicia@countyofkane.org 

Jesse Hernandez
Career Specialist
630-966-1435 x 40090
HernandezJesse@countyofkane.org 

Cynthia Pogue 
Career Specialist
630-966-1435 x 40081

Nicole Speizio-De Paz
Career Specialist
630-966-1435 x 43141

Kathleen Wall 
Career Specialist 
630-966-1435 x 40075 
WallKathleen@countyofkane.org

Nina Todd 
Career Specialist 
630-966-1435 x 40084 
ToddNina@countyofkane.org 

​​Yorkville
workNet Center Contacts

Cheryl Weiler
Career Specialist 
630-553-8303 
WeilerCheryl@countyofkane.org
Alternate Address:
811 W. John Street, Yorkville, IL  60560