To the River Valley Workforce Investment Board website. Here you will find access to information about a wide range of services and benefits for employers, and training and employment assistance for job seekers. Please browse these pages and feel free to contact us for additional information.
About Workforce Boards
Workforce Investment Boards were created under a 1998 federal law called the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), mandated to create a workforce development system that meets the needs of employers for qualified workers and increases employment opportunities for residents.
The River Valley Workforce Investment Board
Plays a key role in the economic development of Kane, Kendall and DeKalb Counties. Bringing together a myriad of employment, training and educational services, the Board provides a comprehensive and easily accessed system that supports the development of a skilled, well-qualified workforce.
To build a workforce system that develops quality workforce for employers and quality work opportunities for employees. Through its network and its oversight functions, the Board works to streamline access for businesses to a qualified pool of applicants, and resources and services that help recruit, train and retain an increasingly skilled workforce. The Board also works to provide a single source for jobseekers to learn about and utilize a broad range of employment, education and related services.
A workforce system that will enhance the quality of life and promote a healthy economy.
To plan, develop policy and provide oversight of the local workforce system.
Board and Committee Meeting Information
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Five Year Plan
LWIA 5 - Five Year Plan 2013.pdf