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Atlantic Cape May Workforce Investment Board



Earl Axelson , Chairperson
Rhonda Lowery, Executive Director

Atlantic County Workforce Development Board

The Workforce Development Board maintains partnerships between the public and private sector to develop policies and evaluate the readiness, at the county level to deliver a workforce prepared for employment in today's evolving economy.

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Awards Ceremony Scheduled in Celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month  Friday, September 4, 2015
Honoring a Local Business, Vocational Professional and Consumer with a Disability
Seeking Nominations for Employer of the Year, Consumer of the Year and Professional of the Year   Monday, July 20, 2015
Nominations Due August 1st
Grants Awarded to Help Prepare Atlantic County Residents for Employment  Friday, July 10, 2015
For more information, visit www.learntrainwork.com
Grants Awarded to Help Prepare Youth for Employment  Thursday, July 2, 2015
In Atlantic County call (609) 485-0052, extension 4880 and in Cape May County call (609) 729-4403
Preparing Cape May County Out-of-School Youth for Employment  Wednesday, July 1, 2015
For more information call (609) 729-4403
LEARN HOW TO ACCESS FUNDING TO SERVE AT-RISK YOUTH   Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Approximately $750,000 available in funding to serve this population in 2015!
New Adult Education Resource Guide Seeks Participants  Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Distributed to more than 100 career, training, education, counseling and family planning centers
Grants Awarded to Help Prepare Individuals for Employment  Monday, September 29, 2014
Public Assistance Programs Available
Career Planning Symposiums Scheduled for High School Students  Thursday, September 18, 2014
For more information call 485-0052, Ext. 4810
Employing Workers With Disabilities: Recruiting Talented Workers   Tuesday, September 9, 2014
October 2, 2014 at The Flanders Hotel in Ocean City
Seeking Nominations for Employer of the Year, Consumer of the Year and  Friday, August 1, 2014
Finding Talented Workers: Employing Persons with Disabilities
Employing Persons with Disabilities:Because We Are All Equal to the Task: Employing Persons with Disabilities  Wednesday, September 11, 2013
October 4, 2013 at Flanders Hotel and Inn
Customer Service Training Opportunity   Monday, August 19, 2013
Helps employees who interact directly with the public.
Grants Awarded to Help Prepare Individuals for Employment  Monday, August 19, 2013
$1.56 million dollars in Work First New Jersey (WFNJ) grants to various non-profit agencies and educational institutions
Summer Youth Employment Program  Tuesday, March 26, 2013
There is no cost for this program
Wellness in the Workplace Workshop Scheduled   Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Attendees will be provided with 3 Continuing Education Units (CEU's)
Grants Awarded to Help Prepare Individuals for Employment  Wednesday, August 3, 2011
$1.7 million awarded to area service providers.
Grants Awarded for Area Youth Employment and Training Programs  Monday, July 25, 2011
$1.3 million awarded to area service providers.
Summer Youth Paid Employment Program  Friday, June 17, 2011
Out-of-school youth ages 18 to 21 must attend an eligibility session on either 6/23 or 6/30.
Atlantic County Awarded Federal Funding for On-the-Job Training  Monday, November 22, 2010
One of three New Jersey counties chosen to participate
Grants Awarded for Area Youth Employment and Training Programs  Friday, October 1, 2010
Interested youth should call (609) 407-5042 or visit www.learntrainwork.com
Grants Awarded to Help Prepare Individuals for Employment  Thursday, September 30, 2010
in Atlantic County please call (609) 348-3001 or (609) 485-0052 and in Cape May County call (609) 886-6200 for information and eligibility determination
Grants Awarded to Assist Individuals Receiving Public Assistance Return to the Work  Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Programs offer subsidized employment experiences, job readiness, and employment retention services.
Grants Awarded for Area Youth Employment and Training Programs  Friday, September 11, 2009
Program provide education, work readiness and job training services.
Job Training Grants Available   Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Individuals who have received Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) during the past five (5) years may be eligible.
Atlantic County Paid Summer Youth Work Study Program   Thursday, April 2, 2009
Eleigible youth ages 16 to 24 may participate
Free Re-Employment Sessions Scheduled in Cape May County   Wednesday, April 1, 2009
There is no cost to attend and no required registration.
Free Re-Employment Information Sessions Provided March 11 through April 18  Monday, March 9, 2009
There is no cost to attend or required registration.
Free Monthly Job Club Helps Youth Find Employment  Thursday, February 19, 2009
Job club to be held at Hamilton Mall, Mays Landing
U.S. Census Bureau Hiring   Thursday, January 22, 2009
Registration is required
Job Training Grants Available for Youth  Friday, November 21, 2008
Training is available in more than 100 occupational areas
Job Training Grants Available   Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Train eligible former TANF recipients for careers in the healthcare industry
Website Connects Local Employers with Qualified Workers   Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Markets highly skilled professional members seeking employment opportunities
New Job Club Helps Youth Find Employment  Monday, September 8, 2008
Resume Writing Assistance and Career Exploration, Among Others
Regional Economic Development Summit Planned  Monday, April 7, 2008
Learn about the emerging trends in job creation, health services, housing, education and transportation
Free Job Fair Planned for Youth in Cape May County   Thursday, April 3, 2008
16 to 21 Years Old
Free Job Fair Planned for Youth  Wednesday, April 2, 2008
16 to 21 Years Old
JOB FAIR PLANNED: Great Recruitment Opportunity for Employers!  Friday, March 28, 2008
No Cost to Register
Economic Development Summit Planned  Thursday, March 27, 2008
Join industry leaders in shaping the region's economy for the next five years.
Make a New Year’s Resolution: Get your GED  Thursday, January 3, 2008
Individuals who earn their GED can expect to make an average of $7,000 more per year in wages.
Correction to the Atlantic County GED Test   Wednesday, December 5, 2007
Pre-registration is required to take the test.
Free Workshop for Area Teens - December 12th  Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Healthy and Fit for a Job
Free Workshop for Area Teens - November 28th  Thursday, November 1, 2007
Healthy and Fit for a Job
Workshop Promotes Youth Employment: Workplace Horrors  Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Happy Halloween!
Free Job Fair Planned for Youth- Atlantic County  Monday, April 23, 2007
Free to youth ages 16-21
Workplace Safety: FREE OSHA Forklift Certification Course  Wednesday, March 7, 2007
Course designed for individuals with prior forklift experience
Local Career Center Website Launched  Monday, March 5, 2007
www.learntrainwork.com
Bounce U Recruiting  Thursday, March 1, 2007
Party Pros and Desk Managers Needed
Job Connection Moves  Thursday, February 1, 2007
Rio Grande Offices Move to New Wildwood Location
Verizon Recruiting Technicians at Local One Stop  Friday, January 12, 2007
20 Open Positions
Workplace Safety: FREE OSHA Forklift Certification Course  Tuesday, January 9, 2007
Experienced Forklift Operators Welcome
2007 Cape May County GED Test Dates Scheduled  Wednesday, January 3, 2007
Pre-Registration Required
2007 Atlantic County GED Test Dates Scheduled  Thursday, December 28, 2006
Pre-Registration Required
New Members Needed  Friday, June 16, 2006
Private employers, parents and public advocates sought to join the Youth Invesment Coucil
Atlantic Cape May WIB Welcomes New Members  Thursday, June 8, 2006
Six New Members Appointed to the Board
Local Healthcare Consortium Wins Corporate Partnership Award   Thursday, June 8, 2006
Presented at an awards ceremony held on June 8th in Atlantic City
Community Literacy Directory Seeks Entries  Monday, June 5, 2006
Free listing service
Nurse Radio Recognition Brunch  Monday, June 5, 2006
More than 175 nomination received
4th Annual Youth Recognition Event  Friday, June 2, 2006
50 local youth recognized
Find a Job Aboard the Job Development Van   Friday, May 26, 2006
12 sites scheduled in Atlantic and Cape May counties
Learn How to Navigate the NJ Business Tax System  Wednesday, May 24, 2006
Free Seminar for Local Businesses
Workplace Safety: OSHA Forklift Certification Course  Tuesday, May 23, 2006
Free Workshop for Local Employers
Nominate Your Favorite Nurses   Monday, May 1, 2006
Help Us Nurture Nurses for Tomorrow: Nominate Your Favorite Nurse Today!
Mini-Job Fair Planned for Area Youth   Tuesday, April 4, 2006
Five area employers expected to attend
Residents Take Advantage of Local GED Testing Center  Tuesday, February 14, 2006
401 Cape May County residents took the GED Test in 2005
Residents Take Advantage of Local GED Testing Center  Tuesday, February 7, 2006
708 Atlantic County residents take GED Test in 2005
The Contributions of African American Nurses: A Historical Overview  Friday, February 3, 2006
Lecture focusses on the struggles and triumphs of famous and not so famous nursing pioneers and modern day leaders
Learn How to Navigate the NJ Business Tax System  Tuesday, January 31, 2006
Four-hour seminar of NJ Taxation Laws provided at no cost
Program Trains Youth for Summer Jobs  Tuesday, January 24, 2006
20 hour after school training program in customer service
WARNING: Online GED Tests Fraudulent  Tuesday, January 17, 2006
GED Test not offered online
2006 Cape May County GED Test Dates Scheduled  Tuesday, January 3, 2006
Register to take your GED test
2006 Atlantic county GED Test Dates Scheduled  Tuesday, December 20, 2005
Increased testing dates every month
Job Club Connects Local Youth with Employers   Friday, December 16, 2005
Job Club meets every Friday
Job Development Van Gets Annual Inspection  Monday, December 12, 2005
Van services will be available after the New Year!
Find a Job Aboard the Job Development Van   Wednesday, November 30, 2005
Van Helps Residents Find Jobs
Job Club Created to Help Youth Find Jobs  Tuesday, November 1, 2005
Pizza & Soda Served
Find a Job Aboard the Job Development Van   Monday, October 31, 2005
Atlantic County Sites Provided
Job Development Van Makes Stops in Atlantic & Cape May Counties  Thursday, September 22, 2005
Improve job search skills
Workplace Safety: OSHA Forklift Certification Course  Wednesday, September 21, 2005
Free course to keep workers safe on the job
Students Get On-the- Job Training Experience, Local Businesses Benefit  Wednesday, September 21, 2005
Visual Communications Key in Business Success
Grants Awarded for Area Youth Employment and Training Programs  Thursday, September 8, 2005
Variety of education and training opportunities
Job Development Van Makes Stops in Atlantic County  Monday, August 29, 2005
Find a new job
Job Development Van Makes Stops in Cape May County  Monday, August 29, 2005
Find jobs in Cape May County
Free Nurse Mentoring Program Offered at Local Hospital  Friday, August 19, 2005
Enhance your mentoring skills
Jobs Now Available Aboard the Job Development Van  Friday, August 12, 2005
Area businesses looking for employees
Atlantic Cape May WIB Receives National USDOL Recognition Award  Thursday, July 28, 2005
Honored for helpling at-risk out-of-school youth
Atlantic Cape May WIB Welcomes New Members  Tuesday, June 14, 2005
The Board implements workforce strategies for the community
More Shore Nurses   Tuesday, June 14, 2005
Local Nurses Acknowledged For Their Hard Work  Tuesday, June 7, 2005
More than 300 local nurses nominated
Nominate Your Favorite Nurses  Monday, April 25, 2005
Great Prizes!
Local Job Fairs Planned to Help Young Adults Find Summer Jobs  Monday, March 21, 2005
Young adults, ages 16 – 21 seeking part-time, full-time or summer jobs are encouraged to attend.
Online Distance Learning Program Offered  Wednesday, March 16, 2005
Free training is available for eligible candidates
Atlantic Cape May WIB Receives National Workforce Partnership Award  Monday, March 7, 2005
Business partners are essential to workforce development.
Great Recruitment Opportunity for Employers!  Wednesday, February 16, 2005
FREE JOB FAIR PLANNED
Find a Job You'll Love at Your Local Career Center  Tuesday, February 1, 2005
Open houses provided at no charge
Job Development Van Visits for February  Thursday, January 27, 2005
Upgrade your employability skills; resume writing
2005 Atlantic County GED Test Dates Scheduled  Saturday, January 1, 2005
Individuals should call 485-0052 x 120
Find a Summer Job Aboard the Job Development Van  Saturday, January 1, 2005
Upgrade Your Employability Skills
Business Resource Day Planned at Local Career Center  Saturday, January 1, 2005
Business Resource Center Hosts Free Development Seminars
2005 Cape May County GED Test Dates Scheduled  Saturday, January 1, 2005
Individuals should call 465-2161 x 646
Nurturing Nurses for Today and Tomorrow  Monday, November 29, 2004
New Jersey Consortium call on leaders from all industries to address nursing shortage
Job Development Van to Visit Local Community Centers in December  Monday, November 22, 2004
Youth Encouraged to Come Aboard
Local Employers Recognized for Commitment to Workforce Development System  Wednesday, November 17, 2004
Fifteen local business recongized
Area WIB and Partners Earn Incentive Funds   Monday, November 15, 2004
$46,427 in incentive funds received
Job Development Van to Visit Spanish Community Center in November  Friday, November 12, 2004
Youth Encouraged to Come Aboard
Business Resource Day Planned at Local Career Center  Tuesday, October 26, 2004
One Stop Business Resource Center Hosts Free Development Seminars
Local Career Center Launches   Tuesday, October 26, 2004
Getting More Businesses to Hire Veterans
Volunteer Program Looks to Mentor Aspiring Nurses  Sunday, October 10, 2004
Many volunteer opportunities available
GED Test Now Offered At Local Career Center  Monday, August 2, 2004
GED Test has moved to downtown Pleasantville
Directory of Area Literacy Providers Available  Thursday, July 1, 2004
Free comprehensive directory provides info on ABE, ESL, GED and Workplace Literacy
WIB Earns Incentive Funds  Thursday, July 1, 2004
WIB Earns $52,082 in Incentive Funds: Met or Exceeds all 17 Performance Standards
Atlantic Cape May WIB Awards Grants for Area Youth  Friday, June 18, 2004
13 in-school and out-of-school programs funded
Atlantic Cape May WIB Welcomes New Members  Friday, June 11, 2004
New members to strengthen workforce development system
Donate Your New and Used Books  Tuesday, June 1, 2004
Residents may donate books through June 30th
Nurse Shortage Receives Shot in the Arm   Thursday, May 27, 2004
Increase awareness of the nursing field
Local Youth Get Help Finding Jobs  Monday, May 3, 2004
More than 200 youth attend to explore summer job opportunities
Local Job Fair Planned for the 29th to Help Young Adults Find Summer Jobs  Friday, April 16, 2004
Job fair planned for local youth
We're Moving  Wednesday, March 31, 2004
Atlantic County Opens Its First Comprehensive One Stop Career Center
FREE JOB FAIR PLANNED: Great Recruitment Opportunity for Employers!  Tuesday, March 2, 2004
Area businesses may participate for free!
Free Online Job Listing Service Offered to Area Employers  Thursday, February 19, 2004
Post job openings online
Directory of Area Literacy Providers Available Online  Monday, January 5, 2004
Free directory available online to help residents upgrade literacy skills
Career Centers Help Train Area Residents for Work!  Friday, December 12, 2003
More than 2,500 area residents received employment and training assistance
Learning Center Opens in Hammonton  Tuesday, November 18, 2003
Provides additional resource to help residents secure employment
Atlantic Cape May WIB Awards Grants for Area Adults  Wednesday, October 15, 2003
Free Youth Resources Guide Now Available  Monday, August 25, 2003
The Source helps parents and teens access wide network of services
Local Career Center Hosts Job Fair for Three Area Businesses  Thursday, July 17, 2003
Positions available
Levinson Urges Local Businesses To Become School Counts! Employers  Tuesday, July 15, 2003
Program identifies dependable, goal-oriented students for hire
Atlantic Cape May WIB Welcomes New Members  Thursday, July 10, 2003
Larry Haas and Mark Wampler appointed to board
Literacy Lab Opens in Atlantic City  Wednesday, July 9, 2003
One of many services available at Atlantic County One Stop Career Center
Local Career Center Now Offers Services to Area Youth  Wednesday, June 25, 2003
Coordinated through the Atlantic Cape May Workforce Investment Board
Bring Your Kids Out for Local Celebrity Readings  Wednesday, June 25, 2003
Celebrate National Literacy Day - Tuesday, July 1
Atlantic Cape May WIB Awards Grants for Area Youth  Friday, June 20, 2003
For provision of training and employment programs
Donate Your New and Used Books  Tuesday, June 3, 2003
Now through June 23 at county libraries, nutrition sites and Social Security Administration
Levinson Appoints Foster to ACIA Board of Commissioners  Wednesday, April 30, 2003
EHT resident to serve voluntary five year term
Free Job Listing Service Offered to Area Employers  Monday, April 28, 2003
Provides opportunity for unlimited online job postings
Atlantic County To Launch SCHOOL COUNTS! Initiative  Friday, September 13, 2002
Business representatives and educators encouraged to attend September 17 meeting
Atlantic County To Launch "School Counts" Program  Wednesday, September 4, 2002
September 17th meeting to introduce new initiative for area businesses and educators
Summer Job Opportunities Found on New Youth Web Site   Thursday, May 2, 2002
Area businesses offering employment for youth may now post these job opportunities on a new youth Web site created by the Atlantic Cape May Workforce Investment Board.
Atlantic Cape May Workforce Investment Board Seeks Youth Business Partners   Thursday, April 11, 2002
Atlantic Cape May Workforce Investment Board's Youth Investment Council will be holding its first Youth Business Partners meeting on Monday, April 29, 2002.