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  • Category Archives: Employment

    Youthbuild – Comprehensive Community Solutions

    Ages 16-24 who have dropped out of school. Provides education, vocational training in construction and computer technology. Receive a paycheck.

    Workforce Connection

    Offers youth job training and summer jobs for youth.

    The IL Valley Center for Independent Living – IVCIL

    Non-profit and advocacy organization that serves people with disabilities and helps them become more independent. Services include: information and referral, independent living skills training, peer counseling, and advocacy. They also provide programs such as: personal assistant, community reintegration, youth and deaf services, and a volunteer program. Also includes a resource library, equipment closet, and community services.

    Rockford Park District

    The Rockford Park District is recognized as a national leader in helping people enjoy life. Areas of special interest include: golf courses, indoor ice skating, equestrian stables and riding lessons, a water theme park, recreational pathways, swimming pools and a beach, summer camps and youth groups, team sports and much more. They also provide extensive programs to persons with disabilites. Summer jobs both part time and full time available.

    Opportunity House

    Rehabilitation services for people with disabilities: Job placment, supported employment, developmental training, recreation, and residential.

    Open Door Rehabilitation Center

    Serves adults with developmental disabilities, such as mental retardation, Down’s Syndrome, cerebral palsy, and autism. Services include: sheltered workshop, vocational training, developmental training program, supported employment, community employment, supported living, and residential facilities.


    Employment agency that recruits employees for business looking to hire.

    JDWI Foundation

    The JDWI Foundation provides grant funding for organizations and individuals who reside in Jo Daviess County to deal with issues of health, housing, transportation and/or employment. Applications and grant guidelines can be obtained by written request by mail or e-mail.

    Illinois WorkNet

    Provides employment services: interview and application assistance and job search help.

    Illinois Growth Enterprise Warehouse

    Production and warehouse facility devoted to contract packaging, electronic recycling, product assembly, fulfillment and shipping.