Employers & Volunteers

Help develop Northwest Illinois' talent pipeline by helping our students reach their career potential! Participate in Inspire MORE (Making Opportunities Real for Everyone) and help build our community’s future!

Inspire MORE is a web-based career preparation and readiness platform. By integrating enhanced career development tools, social media elements and local workforce data into a seamless system, job creators, students, educators and parents can connect efficiently and effectively.

Employers:

  • Increase your business’ visibility and highlight your community involvement.
  • Promote careers that are available in Northwest Illinois and help students realize that there are many opportunities right here in their backyard!
  • Promote company internships and apprenticeship opportunities!
  • Feed the talent pipeline now by connecting with them early in their career development.
  • Continue to build Northwest Illinois into a workforce-strong and economically vibrant county.
  • Positively affect and directly address the region’s drop-out, graduation and unemployment rates.

Volunteers:

  • Give back to your community by taking part in helping our youth reach their full career potential.
  • Positively affect and directly address the region’s drop-out, graduation and unemployment rates.
  • Share competency levels and credentials to help bridge the skills gap of students coming out of high school.

Make a lasting Impact!

Join Now

Employers

  1. Setup a company profile - You can setup and maintain a company profile to describe your business, highlight your unique attributes, promote internships and apprenticeship opportunities and communicate your areas of need to future employees as well as parents and educators.
  2. Become a Career Coach - By spending less than an hour per week, you can share your experience and advice with students by contributing to mediated, threaded discussions online.
  3. Offer Career Exploration Activities - You can post and coordinate work-based learning activities like job shadowing, company tours, internships, job fairs etc., that your business offers directly with students/job seekers and educators.

Volunteers

  1. Become a Career Coach - By spending less than an hour per week, you can share your experience and advice with students by contributing to mediated, threaded discussions online.
  2. Offer Career Exploration Activities - You can post and coordinate work-based learning activities like job shadowing, company tours, internships, job fairs, etc., that your business offers directly with students/job seekers and educators.

Participation is FREE and is easily tailored to your level of involvement and schedule.

(Please note: Any activities involving student contact require a background check. Once you sign up to volunteer and the check is completed, you will receive an email with details on getting started! For more information on the terms, please click Terms and Conditions.)

Questions? Contact us at gwright@roe47.org on how you can start today!