By: Follow South Jersey Staff
WOODBURY, N.J. — The Gloucester County American Job Center is available for individuals seeking employment service, job matching, interview skills, resume writing, literacy programs and education and training.
“With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to affect our ability to have in person classes, the American Job Center has been keeping in contact with our clients through many of our virtual services we offer,” Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger said.
The Gloucester County American Job Center in partnership with Rowan College of South Jersey and other partners, has the capacity to offer many of its services via the internet, through online platforms, or over the phone.
“Whether you’re a current customer, recently unemployed due to the COVID-19 pandemic or just looking for a career change, our staff is here and able to assist you find your next opportunity,” Commissioner Heather Simmons, liaison to the Department of Economic Development stated.
Jobseekers, employers, and those looking for additional information should contact the relevant individual or organization below:
Training Services: (856) 251-6800
Improve Skills and Abilities through Training for Demand Occupations
Contact: Kathleen Albano, Senior Employment Specialist
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation: (856) 384-3730
Assistance for Clients with Physical or Cognitive Barriers to Employment
Contact: Krista M. Lope, M.S., Supervising Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
Veterans Services: (856) 384-3700
Job Search Assistance and Supportive Services Referrals for Veterans with Significant Barriers to Employment
Contact: Nelly David, DVOP Career Coach
Business Services: (856) 384-3700
Provides Assistance to Employers for All Their Hiring Needs
Contact: JaNea Wilson, Business Representative
Jersey Job Club: (856) 384-3700
Virtual Workshops to Improve Your Job Search Skills
Contact: Carolyn Sisto, Jersey Job Club Leader
Learning Link: (856) 384-3700
Improve Basic Skills and Literacy Levels
Contact: Kasmire Blazie, Employment Counselor
Youth One-Stop : (856) 468-5000 ext. 6841
Empower Out-of-School Youth (Ages 16-24) through Assessment, Training and Supportive Services
Contact: Scott Costello, YECC specialist
Workforce 55+/PathStone Senior Program: (856) 549-0564 or (856) 889-2137
“Earn While You Learn” Program For Mature Workers
Contact: Gerald Davis, 55+ Senior Program
Contact: Pat Greene-PathStone Senior Program
RESEA PROGRAM: (856) 384-3700
Reemployment Services Eligibility and Assessment
Contact: Rebecca Clarke, Career Coach
Job seekers can also subscribe to Gloucester County’s Mobile American Job Center text service. The Mobile American Job Center will automatically send out text messages on new businesses, hiring events and updated information on current job openings in the county and region. This technology is supported by a mobile website and landing page and is free to download. The county’s Office of Economic Development maintains the information that will be distributed. To subscribe to text updates, simply text Gloucester to 56512.
Those seeking employment can also keep an eye on the Follow South Jersey Employment Board which has a list of job opportunities that is updated regularly.
For more information on the Gloucester County American Job Center and all of the other resources offered by the county to help residents find employment and economic stability, visit www.gcwdb.org
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