American Job Center Helps Residents With Job Searches

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

Email:  Kate.Albano@dol.nj.gov

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

Email:  Krista.Lope@dol.nj.gov

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

Email:  Nelly.David@dol.nj.gov

Business Services: (856) 384-3700

Provides Assistance to Employers for All Their Hiring Needs 

Contact:  JaNea Wilson, Business Representative

Email:  JaNea.Wilson@dol.nj.gov

Jersey Job Club: (856) 384-3700

Virtual Workshops to Improve Your Job Search Skills 

Contact:  Carolyn Sisto, Jersey Job Club Leader

Email:  Carolyn.Sisto@dol.nj.gov

Learning Link: (856) 384-3700

Improve Basic Skills and Literacy Levels 

Contact:  Kasmire Blazie, Employment Counselor

Email:  Kasmire.Blazie@dol.nj.gov

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

Email:  scostello@gcenj.org

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

Email:  Gerald.Davis@dol.nj.gov

Contact:  Pat Greene-PathStone Senior Program

Email: Patricia.Greene@dol.nj.gov

RESEA PROGRAM: (856) 384-3700

Reemployment Services Eligibility and Assessment 

Contact:  Rebecca Clarke, Career Coach

Email:  Rebecca.Clarke@dol.nj.gov

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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