In collaboration with the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the following services are available through the American Job Center (AJC) located at 215 Crown Point Rd, Thorofare, NJ 08086.
The American Job Center (AJC)is a partnership of organizations which helps deliver a variety of customer-driven workforce development programs and services to job seekers and businesses in Gloucester County. All of these services are available free of charge to help Gloucester County workers build the skills they need to succeed.
American Job Center partners located at the AJC include Rowan College at Gloucester County, the Gloucester County Department of Economic Development-Division of Workforce Development, Gloucester County Department of Health and Human Services-Division of Social Services and the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development-Division of Employment Services, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. The Gloucester County Institute of Technology is also a partner in the delivery of youth and literacy services; however, they are not physically located at the AJC.
Services available at the One Stop include:
- Locate employment opportunities
- Post resumes
- Learn job search techniques
- Obtain careeer descriptions
- Access information regarding free training and financial aid
- Receive information about continuing education
- Vocational counseling
- Educational and aptitude testing
- Access the One-Stop to augment service delivery to your customers
- Get access to information regarding free training and financial aid
- Adaptive equipment is available for your use
Literacy labs use personal guidance and computer learning programs geared to real job needs to help workers expand or improve their skills in math, communications, reading, and English language skills.
American Job Center:
- Monday - Friday from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rowan College at Gloucester County:
- Monday - Friday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
- Tuesday - Thursdsay from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Career Beacon Workshops
The New Jersey Department of Labor's Career Beacon Workshop series can help you acquire the tools to become self-sufficient in today's labor market. Whether you are unemployed, underemployed, new to the job market, changing jobs or careers, or just keeping your options open, the skills you learn in Career Beacon Workshops will help you refine your job seeking skills.
There are seven individual workshops available:
- Orientation Workshop
- Self-Management Skills
- Labor Market Research
- Job Search Techniques
- Marketing Yourself / Resume Writing
- Job Training
Please call 856-384-3700 to schedule the workshop you are interested in attending.
Business Resource Center
The Gloucester County Business Resource Center (BRC) helps provide business solutions to small and mid-size employers in Gloucester County. The BRC will assist with workforce development requirements associated with recruitment and training.
The BRC staff will help assess your business needs and refer you to the appropriate resources. Through our relationships with State and local economic development agencies, community development agencies, and community organizations we can help your business understand the wide range of assistance that is available.
Employers may post job opportunities, read resumes, obtain information on unemployment and disability insurance, and learn about free seminars and training for employees.
Please call 856-384-3763 for information regarding the Business Resource Center.