Since the start  of the Coronavirus  pandemic  in March  2020, workforce system services have continued to evolve to meet the needs of  employers and job  seekers.

 The Greater Raritan One-Stop Career Training Service Center at 27 Warren St. in Somerville is open for in-person, career-related services. Appointments are encouraged and customers who walk in will be accommodated as staffing levels permit. In-person service at the Training Center at 6 Gauntt Place in Flemington will begin the week of Aug. 9, with appointment-only services  on Monday and Tuesday,  and appointment and walk-in services available Wednesday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The return date for appointment-only services at the Greater-Raritan One-Stop / Employment Services Center at 75 Veterans Memorial Drive has not been set.

As they have been since the onset of the pandemic, staff will continue to assist customers over the phone, via email and through virtual appointments, and an orientation session for new customers is conducted on Fridays. Virtual career-webinars presented by the Training Center and weekly webinars on SkillUp Greater Raritan (a program of the Greater Raritan Workforce Development Board) will continue for the immediate future. To schedule an appointment or for more information, call 908-541-5780 or email onestop@co.somerset.nj.us for assistance.

In addition, all GRWDB Board and Committee meetings are being conducted virtually.

Look on the calendar for more information on all programs and meetings.

For local information and resources related to the Coronavirus, visit the Somerset County website or the Hunterdon County website.

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New Jersey Cannabis Industry Information Session and Job Fair at RVCC

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Mark your calendar for the New Jersey Cannabis Industry Information Session and Job Fair being conducted from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 20, at the Workforce Training Center at Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg.

The event, presented by the Greater Raritan Workforce Development Board, starts with a 10 a.m. presentation about the cannabis industry and job training opportunities from NJ Cannabis Certified; no registration is needed. Then staff from Verano, a growing facility in Whitehouse, will conduct interviews from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. They are looking to fill Grow Specialist and Packing Specialist positions. Registration is recommended for timed interviews but walk-ins will be accommodated.

To register for the Job Fair, use the QR code in the flyer or this link: https://bit.ly/3qNvoE2. After registration, participants will be sent a time for their in-person interview.

More information is on the flyer. Feel free to contact Paul Grzella at grzella@co.somerset.nj.us with questions.

Details

Date:
July 20
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Venue

Raritan Valley Community College Workforce Training Center
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ 08876 United States
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Website:
www.raritanval.edu