Happy New Year!!
All CDO Workforce Offices will be
New Year's Day, Monday, January 1st.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, January 15th
The Oneonta CDO Workforce Office will be
Martin Luther King Jr. Day. All other CDO Workforce offices will be open.
Delhi CDO Workforce Visits new Delhi Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
Maggie Gilbert, Assistant Director Delhi CDO Workforce, and
Fred Barkalow, Delhi CDO Workforce Career Counselor,
recently attended an
Open House for the new
Delhi Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.
Delhi CDO Workforce office
has been the conduit for all applications, and they assisted with recruiting and the interview process.
The nearly 127,000-square foot facility replaces Countryside Care Center, which was closed by the NY Department of Health in 2012.
At full capacity, the facility will be home to 176 residents and 70 employees.
Sixty percent of the rooms are private, and there are large rooms for family gatherings and public meetings, as well as rehabilitation spaces and therapy rooms.
The Center, designed to be part of the community, will open once it receives approval from the Health Department.
Delhi CDO Workforce Career Counselor
AAI holds a breakfast/panel discussion in honor of National Apprenticeship Week
National Apprenticeship Week, held during the month of November, and to highlight
AAI's (American Apprenticeship Initiative) recent accomplishments, AAI
breakfast and panel discussion on
Dec. 8th, 2017, at
Hotel Utica in
45 people attended.
Some of the companies present included: Advanced Tool, Square 1 Coating, BNY Mellon, Tooling U, Fuller Tools, BNP Machining, MO BOCES, CTM Corp, JMA Wireless, MACNY, and OHM BOCES.
People got to
mingle and listen to the
panel discuss apprenticeships in New York State, and also had the opportunity to
ask questions or
address concerns they may have.
Mike Choquette, Revere Copper; Moderator Tim Thomas, MVCC; Nick Gratch, NYS DOL; John Pinard, Diemolding; Will Hook, Diemolding; Lisa Barbano, Oneida Molded Plastics; Rikk Masters, Oneida Molded Plastics
AAI adds more Apprentices & Companies
AAI is now working with
with a total of
Did you know that AAI has a newsletter?
If you would like to
receive the bi-monthly newsletter
email Jodi Delapaz,
and she will be happy to
add you to the list
AAI also has a Facebook page
where we are keeping up with
apprenticeships and apprentices
, along with
tips and opportunities
Please 'like' our page
keep up with
hot news topic
The CDO Workforce Local Plan is available for Public Comment
Chenango-Delaware-Otsego (CDO) Workforce Local Plan, July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2021, is
posted on our website and
available for public comment.
access the plan
related documentation, click here.
Have you checked out the CDO Workforce Website?
is chock-full of
We even have a blog to announce
breaking CDO news,
other events in or near
Chenango, Delaware & Otsego counties.
We are trying to beef up our social media presence!
Please ask your friends to
follow us on Twitter:
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|Workforce Development Board: DRC Position Opening
Workforce Development Board
is seeking a
Systems Change Agent
to work as a
Disability Resource Coordinator
Disability Employment Initiative
/) Youth Project.
candidate will have
workforce-related knowledge, skills, experience (including
experience with the
employment of individuals with
disabilities and the
public workforce system's challenges in
effectively serving them), and
abilities that can be applied to i
mplementing project design.
Must be knowledgeable about career pathways systems and programs.
ideal candidate, is a
teacher, a mentor, and a bridge builder.
Individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
For more information about the position,
American Apprenticeship Initiative (AAI) Outreach & Case Management position available!
work independently and
meet goals/ deadlines
-Excellent communication skills with co-workers and customers
· This person will
build and cultivate working relationships with l
ocal schools, community agencies, parents, teacher and employers.
· Must be able to
maintain meticulous records.
· This person will
monitor curriculum and
meet monthly with all
participants in the program.
· Responsible for
working closely with employers to
create paid/unpaid internships over the
summer and with the
county summer youth programmers to ensure eligibility for youth.
· Will need to
work with the
Working Solutions Center (an American Job Center) to i
dentify adult participants for the program and
meet with those participants regularly.
This is a
two year grant opportunity, full time with benefits. Salary is $30,000 annually.
No phone calls please.
Emerging Worker Committee
Do you Work with Youth?
If you work with Youth, you might be interested in becoming involved with our committee.
Under the direction of
CDO's Workforce Development Board, the
Emerging Worker Committee provides on-going leadership and support for continuous quality improvement for
local youth programs.
We assist with planning, operational and other issues related to youth.
We recommend ways to leverage resources and coordinate services.
If you would like to serve on this committee, we meet quarterly in Oneonta.
Email or call Maggie Gilbert
Programs, Recruitment, Scholarships and Learning
Did you know that DCMO BOCES offers health careers training?
Train for a rewarding career in one of the fastest growing occupations...
DCMO BOCES health care careers training can help you open new doors to employment with rewarding and lucrative entry level wages.
DCMO BOCES Adult Education programs prepare students for immediate job placement!
In most cases,
adults can prepare for a rewarding career in
ten months or less.
State-of-the-art classrooms provide
adult learners with
learning experiences that are r
elevant to the job.
browse the many programs available
-- and t
ake your first step
New York State resident, 19 years of age or older, who does not yet have a
high school diploma or
equivalent diploma can take the
HSE (High School Equivalency) test.
DCMO BOCES has opportunities for you to
take the exam throughout 2018.
Applications are due by the
Friday before the scheduled exam date.
Applications must be complete and
signed and i
nclude a copy of the tester's state-issued photo ID (valid NYS driver's license).
For more more information and test dates
Download the application here
Need a 5-Hour PRE-LICENSING COURSE?
DCMO BOCES can help!
Classes will be given throughout the Spring, 2018, at the
Chenango Campus in
Norwich, NY, and at the
Harold Campus in
Sidney Center, NY.
You must PRE-REGISTER AND PRE-PAY $50.
Registrations may be taken
via phone using
VISA or Master Card by
Money Orders may be
((Please call to make sure the class is available before sending payment.))
DCMO BOCES Adult Ed.
6678 County Road 32
Norwich, NY 13815
Class size is limited
Classes may be cancelled due to low enrollment
Please refer to refund policy on the
DCMO BOCES Website
WALK-IN'S WILL NOT BE ADMITTED
BRING PERMIT, PEN, SNACK & BEVERAGE
If you are late to the classes, you will not be admitted
Class dates are subject to change
view the schedule
download the registration form
Important Deadlines for area Educational & Training Providers
Immediately Apply for SUNY Delhi Spring Classes. January 22, 2018 Classes Begin at SUNY Delhi. For SUNY Delhi Admissions contact 607-746-4550 or E-mail: email@example.com or visit: www.delhi.edu.
Immediately Apply: SUNY Broome. Admission Counselors are available on Wednesdays between 2 pm- 6 pm. SUNY Broome Walk-in Hours: just stop by the Admissions Office located in the Wales Building, room 102, Wednesdays, 2 pm - 6 pm: Speak with an Admissions Counselor for information on entrance requirements and your next steps. Also: 4 pm- 4:45 pm for Campus Tours. For more Admissions information call: 607-778-5001 or E-mail: admissions@SUNYBroome.edu. Broome classes start: January 29, 2018.
Immediately Apply: ONC BOCES' CNA (Certified Nurse Assistant) Program - Classes start January 9 to February 16, 2018, Lecture - Tuesday - Friday 9:00 am - 3:30 pm, Clinicals - February 6 to 9 (6:30 am - 2:30 pm), 120 hours (90 classroom instruction & 30 clinical). Cost: $1650. For more information contact: Regina M. Pasa RN, BS, ONC BOCES Adult CNA / HHA Program, 31 Center Street, 3rd Floor, Oneonta, NY 13820, phone: (607) 431-2304.
Immediately Apply: DCMO BOCES (Norwich & Sidney Center) Upcoming trainings, dates to be announced: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) & Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) trainings, call for information: 607-335-1210.
Immediately Apply: Morrisville College Norwich Campus' Spring Semester, First Day of Norwich Classes: Monday, January 15, 2018. For Admissions and more information, contact Norwich Campus. Phone: (607) 334-5144, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
On-Going Admissions at the Oneonta Job Corps Academy, 16 to 24 year olds can learn a trade, plus high school diploma in a vocational field, which include Automotive and Machine Repair, Construction, and Healthcare occupations. Students can attend as a resident or commuter. Transportation provided in a 10 mile radius of the Center. For more information, call 607-431-1445/1446.
January 5, 2018 - Application Priority Date for Empire State College, Spring II Term: March 12 - June 29, 2018. Visit www.esc.edu for information.
January 13, 2018, 10:00am - 12:00pm Herkimer College Information Session, Location: Robert McLaughlin College Center (RMCC). Event Type: Admissions. Learn about their academic programs, student life, athletics, and more! Representatives from the Admissions and Financial Aid Offices will provide a presentation at 10:00 AM, with a campus tour to follow. To schedule an appointment, call (315) 866-0300, ext. 8278 or email email@example.com. Herkimer classes begin January 18, 2018.
Springbrook Recruitment at CDO Workforce
When: Thursday, January 4th, from 10 am to Noon
Where: CDO Workforce, 12 Dietz St., in Oneonta
JOBS AT SPRINGBROOK:
Assistant Program Manager
Assistant House Manager
RNs and LPNs
Special Education Teacher
Speech Therapist and more...
No Appointment Necessary!
Dress for success & bring plenty of resumes.
For More Information call 607-432-4800.
To learn more about Springbrook and see other job opportunities available at Springbrook, click here.
U.S Care Systems Recruitment
Personal Care Aides (PCA) wanted -
Free Training Offered
Bring two forms of ID and Information for completing an application to:
US Care, 296 Chestnut St., Oneonta NY 13820,
or call 607-432-9355.
If you are compassionate, dependable, and interested in making a difference in the lives of others, consider joining our team.
FREE TRAINING OFFERED!!
Personal Care Aides are needed for full-time & part-time positions. Job openings are available in Chenango, Delaware, Otsego areas.
PCA Duties: To provide assistance with personal hygiene, dressing, eating, meal preparation and nutritional support. Performs light household tasks in order to maintain client's health and safety in their residence
Requirements for Personal Care Aide: Pass physical exam, Immunization record, References - Pass Background Check & Drug Screen - high school diploma or equivalent. Reliable transportation to clients' residences is helpful.
Free Training dates: February 5 - 8 and 12 - 14, 8am to 4pm in Oneonta.
Bassett Healthcare Partnership for Nursing Opportunities Program
Partnership for Nursing Opportunities Program allows students to complete their
associate degree in nursing through
SUNY Delhi. Following
completion of the first year at SUNY Delhi, the student may
secure employment as a
Patient Care Assistant 2. Upon
completion of the second year, the student/employee will
Associate of Science in Nursing and will be eligible for
licensure as a
Registered Professional Nurse.
Bassett - Hartwick College program is designed for
Registered Professional Nurses interested in earning a
Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing degree while working.
RNs will work 12-hour shifts each week at
Bassett Healthcare and
receive two days of
on-site nursing instruction by
Hartwick College faculty at
completion of two full calendar years, the
Registered Nurse will earn a
Full tuition support is provided to the
eligible employee/student in either program with a
payback commitment following
Bassett is currently seeking candidates for entry into the
SUNY Delhi and
Hartwick College at
Bassett Medical Center.
For more information
, please contact:
Patricia Davis, RN
Project Coordinator for the Partnership for Nursing Opportunities Program
For more information, please visit their website.
NYS Kinship Navigator Services assists individuals who are
caring for relatives or friends' children and need
financial help, have
legal questions, or
have concerns about the
care of the children.
caring for someone else's children
you can suggest that they contact
607-454-6463 or visit www.nysnavigator.org.
College Scholarship Program for Child Care Workers
NYS Child Welfare Worker Incentive Scholarship Program
child welfare workers
voluntary not-for-profit child welfare agencies
licensed by the
NYS Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS)
Recipients must agree to
live in NYS and
work at a voluntary not-for-profit child welfare agency licensed by OCFS for
5 years after graduation, and can
use the award to get an
associate's, bachelor's or graduate degree.
Our Online courses are open to everyone! You don't need to be a student to enroll. No Prerequisites required for most courses. For additional information, contact the Career & Business Development office at 607-746-4545 or register online http://www.ed2go.com/delhi/ - Full catalog may be found at:
CDO Workforce Youth Services Program
Are you (or do you know someone) between the
ages of 16-24 and:
- Need a High School Equivalency Diploma?
- Need to Build Employment Skills?
- Need A Job?
We can help!
CDO Workforce Youth Services Program is an employment focused program for those needing assistance to get and keep a good job-- AND receive financial rewards as you complete steps to reach your employment goals!
Norwich: Dan Goldman
Phone: 607-334-2201 x100
Delaware County: Jen Mitchell
Sidney Civic Center, Liberty Street
Sidney, NY 13838
Otsego County: Penny Seeger
Dietz Street, Oneonta, NY 13820
432-4800 ext 111
The Bridge to Employment and Academic Marketplace (BEAM)
Program is looking for you!
19 years of age or older?
Do you live within
Oneida, Herkimer, Madison, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego, Broome, Tioga or Tompkins Counties
tried attending college or training, but found it just wasn't a good fit?
Do you want help
navigating through the
admissions, financial aid and academic maze?
Enroll today and you may be selected to receive:
- Labor Market Information
- Orientation to college support staff and academic counseling
- Training opportunities
- Job site tours, shadowing, customized to your interests & planned career paths
- Advocacy and career coaching
- Career assessment tools
Call 607-432-4800 x 109 or e-mail:
for more information about enrolling in the
We have access to
more than a dozen local organizations to
help you improve your skills set, from basic literacy to vocational and occupational training to degree-granting college programs.
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