Please Note: The WilWork program has been temporarily suspended due to COVID-19. This page will be updated when the program resumes. 
WilWork is a youth employment referral service sponsored by the Village of Wilmette. Only Wilmette residents between the ages of 11 and 23 are eligible to provide services as part of WilWork.

The way it works

When you need some help around the house or at your business, call Wilwork for a list of young people interested in the type of work you have to offer.


  • Babysitting
  • Other work with kids
  • Light work around the house
  • Yard work
  • Lawn mowing
  • Computer work
  • Working in a business
  • Snow shoveling

All terms, such as date and time for the work and pay rate, are set between the resident and the WilWorker.

For more information call (847) 853-7608 or email at wilwork@wilmette.com