The American Job Center

Community resources and partner services 

for employers and job seekers.

Terance Henry, SIWDB Board Chair

Terance Henry
SIWDB Chairperson


The Southern Illinois Workforce Development Board, is comprised of partners representing business, labor, education and other entities who are committed to directing workforce development efforts in Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Perry and Williamson Counties (Local Workforce Area #25).

According to more than 100 business and economic leaders in southern Illinois, workforce development is critical to future economic prosperity for our region. We encourage you to browse our website to learn more about us, and how we collaborate with individuals, organizations and agencies to achieve our vision for economic prosperity throughout southern Illinois.

Putting Your Tax Dollars to Work!

Over the past 5 years, SIWDB workforce development efforts

have helped the community in the following ways…

Local Businesses Received Training, Recruitment & Retention Services

Adult & Dislocated Workers Received Training & Job Search Services

Youth Received High School Diploma, GED, Post-Secondary Education, & Job Search Services

Total Wages Earned

A proud partner of the American Job Center network