St. Mary’s Employment Ministry – Other Area Job Search Resources

There are two career centers, Career Resource Center in Lake Forest and My Career Place in Barrington, They open daily, and they offer a wide range of job search related services.  They are open both during the day and in the evening, and you can view their websites to get an idea of their offerings.

 Their websites are: 

Career Resource Center, Lake Forest -  and 

My Career Place, Barrington - .

There are two other Church based employment programs in the area:

Saint Hubert, Hoffman Estates - meetings held second and fourth Mondays of the month, featuring a presentation followed by networking opportunities.  Also, hosts events at other northwest suburban parishes and runs accountability groups for those interested.  Accountability groups generally consist of six to eight people that meet weekly to discuss their specific job search activity and to evaluate what each member accomplished versus their job search actions plans.

Saint Edna, Arlington Heights, IL - – Meetings conducted every other Wednesday, 7-9PM, featuring presentations on a variety of job search topics, provides networking opportunities, etc. Also conducts accountability groups. 


Those in transition seeking individual job search assistance or those in a position to mentor those in the midst of a search can call Dianne Gavin at the Parish office (847-541-1450).