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Hoffman Estates
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Lombard
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Naperville
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Orland Hills
Orland Park
Palatine
River Forest
Schaumburg
South Barrington
St. Charles
Skokie
South Holland
Villa Park
Wayne
Woodridge
Woodstock
Munster, Indiana

Arlington Heights

Jobs & Networking Events
Arlington Heights Evangelical Free Church
1330 N. Douglas Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
(847) 392-4840
Contact: Shaun Prather (leave a message)

S.H.A.R.E.
St. James Church
820 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
(847) 253-6305

Barrington

Barrington Career Center
600 Hart Road, Suite 275, Barrington, IL 60010
(847) 304-4157
Contact: Jayne Lystrom, Executive Director

Careers Ministry
Willow Creek Community Church
67 E. Algonquin Road, South Barrington, IL 60195
(224) 512-1892
careers@willowcreek.org

St. Anne’s Catholic Community Employment Ministry
120 N. Ela Street, Barrington, IL 60010
(847) 382-5300
Contact: Fred Nelson
(847) 304-4212   

Bartlett

Career Transitioners Networking Group (CTer’s)
Living Lord Lutheran Church
1044 Congress Drive, Bartlett, IL 60103
Contact: Pastor Steve Meyers
(630) 830-3630 X 4608   

Batavia

Holy Cross Job Club
Holy Cross Church
2300 Main Street, Batavia, IL 60510
Contact: Kathy Carlson
(630) 879-4750

Bensenville

Job Search Club
Bensenville Community Public Library
200 S. Church Road, Bensenville, IL 60106
(630) 766-4642
Contact: Judy McGah
(630) 495-4345 X 232

Bloomingdale

St. Joseph the Worker Employment Ministry
St. Isidore Roman Catholic Church
427 West Army Trail Road, Bloomingdale, IL 60108
(630) 529-3045
Contact: John Booth
(630) 894-6493

Chicago

BabbleBee Business Networking Group Gathering
Goose Island Brewery
1800 N. Clybourn Avenue, Chicago
Contact: Vicki Kielar
(888)-227-0527 X 81

Breakfast Club Network
St Michael Parish Center
1711 North Cleveland, Chicago, IL 60614-5602
Contact: Kristen Nieradtka

Breakfast Network Club
Locations vary
Contact: David Carman

Crain’s List – Event Calendars
(for non-regular events)

Employment Council
St. Chrysostom’s Episcopal Church
1424 North Dearborn Street
(312) 944-1083
Contact: Michael Cade

Career Transitions Center
Old St. Patrick’s Church
711 West Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60661
(312) 906-9908
Contact: Tom Murray, Executive Director
Contact: Rose Ann Pastor

Career Transitions Network
4th Presbyterian Church
126 E. Chestnut, Chicago, IL 60611
Contact: David Donovan
(312) 787-4570

Gray Hair Management - Chicago
Union League Club
Contact: Scott Kane 
(847) 940-2800   

Deerfield

Career Renewal Program
Holy Cross Catholic/St. Gregory Episcopal
724 Elder Lane, Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 945-0430
Contact: Sharon Dieter
(847) 945-9033

Evanston

Executive Network Group of Chicago
3440 Steeplechase Way, Grayslake, IL 60030
(847) 622-4425
info@engchgo.org
webmaster@engchgo.org

Career Assistance Support Team
St. Mark's Episcopal Church
1509 Ridge, Evanston, IL 60201
Contact: Mike Johnson
(847) 864-4806

Executive Network
First Presbyterian Church of Evanston
1427 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 864-1472 
(312) 857-2006
Contact: Mike Ruhl 
(815) 459-0448

Employment Assistance & Support Ministry
Infant Jesus of Prague Church
1131 Douglas Ave., Flossmoor, IL 60422
Contact: Jim Ross
(708) 798-6579

Glen Ellyn

DuPage Executive Network (The DEN)
College of DuPage
425 Fawell, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Building K-305, Parking Lot 10, DoorK-2, West Commons
(630) 942-2230
den@cdnet.cod.edu

Employment Support Ministry
St. James the Apostle Church 
480 South Park Boulevard, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 858-5587
Contact: Joe Kirkland (630) 653-6870
Contact: Bob Clark (312) 904-6317

Hoffman Estates

St. Hubert Jobs & Networking Ministry
Parish Ministry Center
729 Grand Canyon Street, Hoffman Estates, IL 60194
847-885-7700
Contact: Bob Podgorski 
(847) 925-6005

Inverness

Job Support Group
Holy Family Catholic Church
2515 West Palatine Road, Inverness, IL 60067
(847) 359-0042
Contact: Bill Broderick
(847) 428-5049

Lake Forest

Career Resource Center
Lake Forest Symphony Music School
40 East Old Mill Road, St 105, Lake Forest, IL 60045
Contact: Jan Cline Leahy, Executive Director
(847) 295-5626
Fax: (847) 295-5430

Lisle

Lisle Township Job Club
Lisle Library
777 Front Street, Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 971-1675
Contact: Joy Maguire-Dooley
(630) 968-1880 X 49

Executive Status Network
Lisle Township Offices
4721 Indiana, Lisle, Il 60532
Contact: Steve Gawron
(630) 469-2771 

workNet DuPage Career Center
2525 Cabot Drive - Suite 302
Lisle, IL  60532
(630) 955-2030 
www.worknetdupage.org 

Lombard

Gray Hair Management - Lombard/Oakbrook
Embassy Suites
Contact: Scott Kane
(847) 940-2800

St. Raphael’s Networking Group
Contact: Jim Lamb
(708) 873-2349

Mt. Prospect

St. Emily Network Group
1400 E. Central Road
Mt. Prospect, Illinois 60056
Contact: Sue Cibelli
(847) 296-8060

Career Opportunity Network
St. Raymond’s Catholic Church
301 South 1-Oka, Mount Prospect, IL 60056
(847) 253-8600
Contact: Bill Doucette   

Naperville

Career Transition Support Group
Grace Methodist Church
300 E. Gartner, Naperville, IL 60540
Contact: Jim Blackshire
(630) 355-6297 X 4

LDS Employment Services
The Church of Jesus Christ of LDS
1801 North Mill, Suite F, Naperville, IL 60563
Contact: Sharon Worlton, Manager
Contact: Sally Morrison, Placement Specialist
(630) 369-0785
(630) 495-4391 X 241

Community Career Center
First Star Bank Building, Second Floor
1971 Gowder Road (at Route 59), Suite 210, Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 961-5665
Contact: Ann Castleton, Executive Director

Crossroads Career Network
Crossroads Community Church
1701 W. Quincy Ave. Ste 22, Naperville, IL 60563
(630) 585-7777
Contact: Mike Murphy
(630) 585-7777 X 14

Knox Career Club - Job Network
St. Margaret Mary Church
1450 Green Trails Drive, Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: (630) 369-0777
Contact: Larry Lewis
(630) 527-8643

Job Search
Our Savior's Lutheran Church
815 S. Washington, Naperville, IL 60540
Contact: Jerry Brandt
(630) 369-0564

Job Ministry
St. Thomas the Apostle
1500 Brookdale Road, Naperville, Illinois 60563
(630) 355-8980
Contact: Dave Muthler 
(630) 355 3444

Training Network - Midwest
Business Education Professionals Job Club (Elitgen Offices)
1300 Iroquois Avenue, Suite 115, Naperville, IL 60563
Bryan Thalhammer, Current Moderator
(Instructors, Educators, Technical Writers, E-Learning, Organizational Development, Training Management)

Northbrook

Gray Hair Management - Northbrook
Mission Hills Country Club
1700 Mission Hills Drive, Northbrook, IL 60062
Contact: Scott Kane
(847) 940-2800

Information Technology Knowledge Network (iTKN)
Mission Hills Country Club
1700 Mission Hills Drive, Northbrook, IL 60062
Contact: Dick Hughey, Founder iTKN

Oak Forest

SELF Help Jobs Program
HOPE CRC Employment Ministry
5825 West 151st Street, Oak Forest, IL 60452
Contact: Laura Vande Werken
(708) 535-6816

Orland Hills

Career Assistance Placement Service (CAPS)
Saint Elizabeth Seton Church
9300 167th Street, Orland Hills, IL 60477
Contact: Joe Shake
(708) 403-0101

Orland Park

Unemployed Shared Support Group
St. Michael's Church
14327 Highland, Orland Park, IL 60462
Contact: Buzz Van Hecke
(708) 349-7696 or (708) 349-0903

Palatine

Job Support Group
Holy Family Catholic Church
2515 West Palatine Road, Inverness, IL 60067
(847) 359-0042
Contact: Bill Broderick or Bart Castircone
Contact: Bob Young (847) 934-3322

Pay-It-FORWARD Networking Group
Immanuel Lutheran Church
200 N. Plum Grove Road, Palatine, IL 60067
(847) 359-1549
Contact: Founder, David Krull
(708) 686-7180

River Forest

Job Support Group
Grace Lutheran Church
7300 West Division Street, River Forest, IL 60305
(708) 366-6900
Contact: Susan Thieme
(708) 452-8232

Schaumberg

CPG Networking Group
For in-transition executives with consumer products
Backgrounds across a variety of functional areas including marketing, sales, finance, operations
Contact: Patrick Riley
(630) 355-5772

South Barrington

Careers - Unemployment Support & LifeWork Workshop
Willow Creek Community Church
67 E. Algonquin Road, S. Barrington IL 60010
(847) 765-5000
Contact: Ray Ercoli
(224) 512-1198
careers@willowcreek.org

St. Charles

TUG (TriCity Unemployment Group)
St. Charles Public Library
1 South 6th Avenue, St. Charles, IL 60174
Contact: Jan Flurry
(630) 232-2513

Skokie

Job and Career Support Group
Skokie Public Library
5215 Oakton Street, Skokie, Il 60077
(847) 673-7774 X 4126
Contact: Mike Buhmann
Contact: Katherine Sopranos
(312) 573-0527
http://www.chicagojobs.org
Phyllis Cable from JVS, Career Counselor (Free)
(847) 673-7774 X 2127  

South Holland

Self Help Jobs Program
Peace CRC Employment Ministry
833 E. 168th Street, South Holland, IL 60473
Contact: Linda Lester, Director
Phone: (708) 596-2887

Villa Park

West Suburban Job Seekers
Evangelical Covenant Church of Villa Park
17 W 620 Riordan Road, Villa Park, IL 60181
(630) 279-5259
Contact: Jim Eilers
(630) 833-6664

Wayne

St Joseph the Worker Employment Ministry
Resurrection Catholic Community
30W 350 Army Trail Road, Wayne, IL 60103
(630) 289-5400

Woodridge

Lisle Township Job Club #1
Woodridge Library
3 Plaza Drive, Woodridge, IL 60517
Contact: Joy Dooley
(630) 968-1880 X 249

Non-for-Profit Networking Group / Resume Critiques
Woodridge Public Library
3 Plaza Drive, Woodridge, IL 60517
(630) 964-7899
Contact: Susan Peterson
(630) 968-1880 X 232

Woodstock

Network To Success Job Search Club
Sponsored by McHenry County Job Training
400 Russell Court, Woodstock, IL 60098-2614
(At Consumers Credit Counseling; next door to IETC)
(815) 338-7100 X 228 to reserve a space
Contact: Mary Stoerp, Training/Career Counselor

Munster, Indiana

Job Search Roundtable
Westminster Presbyterian Church
8955 Columbia Avenue, Munster, IN 46321
Contact: Linda Fortin
(219) 838-3131

*Note: Although many of these job clubs are held in churches, the meetings themselves are not of a religious nature.

 

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