Employment and Training is open by appointment only.
You may schedule your appointment online or call 618-296-4301
NEW WORKFORCE PROGRAM FOR DISLOCATED WORKERS
If you are a resident of Madison, Bond, Jersey, or Calhoun County who is eligible for, receiving, or recently exhausted unemployment benefits, a dislocated home-maker, or transitioning military or spouse: Click the link below to learn more!
Dislocated Worker Program
ILLINOIS MIMIMUM WAGE INCREASE
Beginning January 1, 2021, the minimum wage will be:$11.00/hour; $6.60/hour for tipped employees; $8.50/hour for those under the age of 18 working fewer than 650 hours per calendar year.
CLICK HERE to view the Illinois Department of Labor's full minimum wage increase schedule. https://www2.illinois.gov/idol/Laws-Rules/FLS/Pages/mimimum-wage-rates-by-year.aspx
From entry to executive levels, we help people get back to work.
Receive professional coaching on:
|* Who's Hiring During COVID-19
||* Job Listings
|* Career Assessment
||* Job Search Websites
|* Career Fairs & Workshops
||* Career Resource Center
|* Career Fairs
||* Laid Off Workers
|* Those with Disabilities
||* Computer Access
|* Resume Building
||* Practice Interviews
|* Applicant Tracking System
||* New Job Success
|Skills & Training
Did you know that workNet for Southwestern Illinois provides training grants to those who meet eligibility requirements?
From small businesses to corporate partners, we help companies. MCETD's Business Services has a variety of employer services for our local business community. Our employer services can help you with applicant assessment, employer recruitment, job postings, job fairs and much more.
* Find Talent * Grow Talent * Retain Talent
Launching Careers - We point young adults ages 17 - 24 toward a future of success through:
* Tuition Assistance * Professional Career Advice * Paid Internships
The Madison County Employment and Training Department’s primary responsibilities are to administer employment and training programs under the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) and other state and federal funding sources. A focus of Madison County Employment and Training is to create partnerships between business and government that will establish services that prepare customers for employment.
All the services offered by the department are designed to assist either business or job seekers. These services include job listings, employment training, skills assessment, career counseling, job search assistance, vocational training, on-the-job training, recruitment assistance, youth employment and training, job and career fairs, referral services and many other types of employer/employee assistance.
The Madison County Employment and Training Department has offices in both Madison and Bond Counties. There are offices located in the Southwestern Illinois workNet Centers in Wood River and Greenville. The administrative office is housed in the Madison County Wood River Facility.
Funding provided through the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act.
MCETD is in compliance with EEO, ADA, and Jobs for Veterans Act.
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
A proud partner of Illinois workNet.
TYY users call 800-526-0844