View of Camden City and the Ben Franklin Bridge from the Delaware River
The Camden County Workforce Development Board (CCWDB), a 501c3 nonprofit organization, is a local partnership of representatives from the public and private sector who provide the coordinated planning, oversight and policy guidance for all of the workforce readiness programs in Camden County, New Jersey. The CCWDB coordinates existing federal, state and local workforce readiness programs and policies into a single, labor market driven system that delivers needed services to our local workforce in a cost effective manner.
The Camden County WDB's role to the county it serves is to understand the needs of those job seekers and employers who can benefit from the services provided - career counseling, pre-employment screening, certificate training, etc. The WDB strives to create a vision for success for the local workforce and continues to ensure services are of value to our customers by utilizing all available resources to improve the customer experience.
Camden County's private sector employment totaled 174,884 in 2017. Employment in Camden County is projected to increase by 12,686 jobs from 2017 to 2022. This represents a 7.25% increase and is less than the rate of employment growth for the state as a whole.
The Camden County Workforce Development Board identified and approved five Industry Sectors for sector development including Advanced Manufacturing, Financial Services (F.I.R.E.); Health Care, Retail,Hospitality, and Tourism (RHT), Logistics & Distribution (TDL). Consortiums of like employers are being created to determine employers industry specific needs and train to meet the demands of the labor market.
To create the BEST customer-driven delivery system for employment, training and education-related programs and services by providing strategic management, planning, implementation and evaluation to enhance the region's long term economic success for all citizens and organizations by:
Providing leadership in all workforce issues.
Providing a holistic delivery of services.
Continually improving the quality of services for all customers.
Empowering customers to make informed choices and take control of their careers.
Providing and guaranteeing universal access to employment opportunities.
Providing quality workers for all of the region's employers.
Creating partnerships and collaboration with government, private and non-profit stakeholders.
Camden County Workforce Development Board will enhance the quality of life for the residents of Camden County by supporting the development and retention of a world class workforce.
Camden County Workforce Development Board
1111 Marlkress Rd., Suite 101, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003