Parolee Job Placements
Mid-Atlantic States Career and Education Center
PROVIDING CAREER & JOB SKILL DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNITY OUTREACH
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Our Mission: Mid-Atlantic States Career & Education Center’s (MASCEC) mission statement, “We Grow People®”, focuses on building effective community partnerships, improving the health and well being of the individuals and families we serve, provide career and job skill development for disadvantaged and disabled workers, and create a sustainable, stable community.
Programs & Services
The Fast Track™ program provides job skills training and placement for clients on public assistance, including a job readiness & employer referral program.
Salem County Collaborative Shuttle, a partnership of several agencies to provide transportation to low-income or underemployed residents.
The Parolee Employment Placement Program (PEPP™) is a job skills and job placement program for New Jersey State parolees in 10 counties.
Strengthening American Families and Reducing Incarceration
(SAFARI®) is a multi-faceted program to assist ex-offenders and their families.
A Healthy Choices Program for students in third through fifth grades aimed at helping them build brighter futures by making healthy food choices, participating in physical activity and exploring career paths.
Innovative Farming Approach – eco-friendly with minimal use of energy, water & plant nutrients.
Public ♦ Adult ♦ Youth ♦ Veterans Services
Mid-Atlantic States Career and Education Center believes in the potential of people, and takes to heart its mission to provide disadvantaged people with the tools and resources they need to improve their quality of life.
This program meets the needs of the growing warehouse and distribution occupation in South Jersey, including Salem and Gloucester Counties, Delaware, and Southeastern Pennsylvania. The forklift training program includes classroom instruction, hands-on training on five different pieces of equipment, training in a warehouse setting, and a safety standards certification.
We at the Mid-Atlantic States Career and Education Center, pride ourselves in having extensive knowledge and experience especially in the areas of Human Resources and Education. With over 200 years of combined expertise it is easily reflected in our dedication and persist work ethic we pertain at the center. Our board members and staff have accomplished many successes and have broken numerous of barriers all for the better of furthering their community. We have created and sustained multiple partnerships with organizations to ensure the furthering of our success here in South Jersey and eventually broadening to areas in Pennsylvania and Delaware.
The Center has received praise and support from state senators, federations, and companies recognizing the successful programs the center offers in helping the participants grow to be the potential thriving citizens they can be. We collaborate with the nations Land Grant Universities such as Cornell and Rutgers along with partnering with the local community colleges and nationally certified programs enabling our participants to receive a wide array of wisdom and skills.
With our excessive background, knowledge, and support our vision and goal is further stressed for the importance to provide job and career related development needs for those who are committed to enhance their value in the marketplace, or seeking to improve their lives through education.
The new location gives the center a larger space, that was 800-square feet building to now 5,800-square feet. The center will now offer several certification programs that meet job requirements in the region, including forklift training and Microsoft Office software training.
The Salem County Office on Aging and Disabilities is partnering with the Mid Atlantic States Career & Education Center to host the holiday events on Dec. 7 and Dec. 14 at Queen of Apostles Church, 391 South Broadway in Pennsville.
To explore the importance of nutrition, this summer, students visited the Salem City Community Garden for a first-hand look at the journey food takes from farm to table. Garden Co-Founder Britney Lillya explained to the children how the garden grew from planting seeds, watering daily and harvesting crops.