Patrick Clancy of Havertown, Delaware County, PA has joined Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County as Director of Workforce Initiatives.
In his role at Goodwill, Patrick will be responsible for the organization’s career and workforce development efforts, which include the four existing job resource centers that help to connect local residents to jobs in the community. He will also be responsible for development of a new youth training and employment initiative that is part of Goodwill’s new three-year strategic plan.
Prior to joining Goodwill, Clancy was executive director of a $20 million grant program at Community College of Philadelphia aimed at assisting adults with skills training and job placement. He also previously served as the regional director of the Southeastern PA Workforce Investment Boards, where he was responsible for working with economic development organizations to design and deliver cost-effective training programs.
Patrick earned his bachelor’s degree in human resources at LaSalle University and is currently completing a master’s degree at St. Charles Borromeo. He is a member of the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals and the Society for Human Resources Management.
For over 90 years, Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County’s mission has been to improve the quality of life for people with barriers to self-sufficiency through the Power of Work. In 2013, Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County provided nearly 45,000 services to individuals throughout the region and helped over 500 individuals connect to employment.