NEWS AND EVENTS
From time to time, grants become available that may be of assistance to you. We will post information about them on this page as they are available.
READY TO WORK GRANT
This grant is designed to help long-term unemployed workers rapidly return to work at NO COST to them while helping companies find, identify and train the best possible candidates for available positions. It is a grant that was awarded to the New Jersey Community College Consortium of which we are a participating member.
The program reimburses participating companies for up to 90 percent of wages or salaries paid to a job candidate while in training. This is a Win-Win for job candidates who are in need of training and employers who are in need of candidates.
This federal program primarily targets jobs relating to the following industry clusters:
- Information technology
- Pharmaceuticals and life sciences
- Advanced manufacturing
You must meet the following Criteria to be considered:
- New Jersey resident
- Unemployed or underemployed for 6 months or more
- 18 years of age or older
- If you are a Veteran, you will be provided Priority Service
To learn more about this grant CLICK HERE .
Following is a list of employment opportunities within the office of
Organization Development and Community Programs (ODCP):
ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST, THE CENTER FOR CONTINUING STUDIES
GRANT FUNDED PLACEMENT COUNSELOR, ODCP
ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES AT MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE