The Cape May County Division of Workforce Development offers eligible residents. education and training grants up to $4,000 and also paid On-The-Job Training opportunities with area businesses.
Specific grants target unemployed and dislocated workers, youths, veterans, ex-offenders, age 55-plus, and those who have a physical or mental disability.
Education and training grants are available for in-demand jobs and careers such as:
Dental Assistant • Computer Technology • HVAC/Plumbing • Certified Nurse Assistant • CDL• Culinary Arts • Skin Care Specialist • Welding • Pharmacy Technician • Cosmetology • Office Network Specialist • Electrician • Auto Mechanic • And many more in-demand careers and jobs …
Visit the NJ Department of Labor website New Jersey Training Opportunities for more extensive listings of labor demand occupations that will qualify you for a training grant.
Get Paid While Learning a Trade
The On-The-Job Training programprovides an opportunity for unemployed workers to learn a new trade or skill while being paid up to 26 weeks. The goal is for workers to learn while on the job which can lead to full-time employment.
The One-Stop Center is staffed with an OJT specialist for those seeking more information and to discuss current employers participating in the program.
Who Qualifies for WIOA Funding?
Workforce funding is generally budgeted into Adult, Dislocated Worker, and Older Youth (18-24) categories. The majority of funding is budgeted towards adult and dislocated workers who are unemployed/underemployed and others who can qualify based on specific criteria.
Address: County Commons Complex
3801 Route 9 South, Unit 3
Rio Grande, NJ 08242
Phone: (609) 886-6529 for more information or to speak with a training counselor.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed on county holidays.
To provide an integrated system of training, retraining, and employment for job seekers and employers of Cape May County to build a globally competitive workforce, and positively influence the economic development of the service region.
Our goal is to increase employment and training opportunities for the County’s citizens, as well as enhance their productivity and competitiveness in the workplace.