About Us

Our Goal:

Help job seekers not just find a job, but develop and manage a career. That means helping them when they have a job and when they are looking.

Help employers find the workers they need quickly and the resources to improve training, workforce retention and workforce restructuring.

Our Mission:

Create partnerships between workers and employers that lead to long-term growth and prosperity for both.

The Chenango-Delaware-Otsego Workforce Development Board, Inc. coordinates and focuses employment, training and education development resources across three counties, providing service to employed people, unemployed people and employers alike. Our goal is to improve the long-term growth and development of the work force.

Through the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act, we provide critical services for businesses and job seekers alike, including:

For employers

We help:

  • Recruit employees.
  • Find grants and train workers.
  • Strengthen your work force.
  • Access labor market information.
  • Create custom employment solutions.

For workers

For both employed and unemployed, we:

  • Maintain one-stop career centers to provide many services in one convenient location.
  • Help with job-search tasks, including resumes, search strategies and career planning.
  • Help access training grants, education and other ways to improve skills.

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CDO Workforce's Purpose

Through the federal Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act, we:

  • Oversee the local workforce development system.   
  • Develop a strategic local plan.
  • Designate the one-stop operators.
  • Support career pipeline development programs with schools, colleges and community leaders.
  • Certify eligible providers of youth, training, and intensive services.
  • Negotiate and establish local performance measures and goals.
  • Evaluate and improve performance.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.