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Virginia Career Works provides three levels of service:  Career Services Basic, Career Services Individualized and Training Services.  Virginia Career Works services are funded through the US Department of Labor at no cost to the job seeker.

CAREER SERVICES BASIC

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Basic assistance and self-directed services available to all job seekers.

  • Work Skills exploration
  • Access to computers, internet telephones, fax and copy machines
  • Searches for jobs and training
  • Access to job banks and other listings of available jobs
  • Referral to employers with current job openings
  • Workshops
  • Résumé development assistance
  • Job search training
  • Networking skills workshops
  • Interview techniques workshops
  • Eligibility determination for additional services

CAREER SERVICES (INDIVIDUALIZED)

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One-on-one and small group assistance provided by a Virginia Career Works Career Developer.  Visit your nearest Virginia Career Works Center to determine eligibility for these services.

  • Comprehensive assessments of skills and service needs
  • Development of an individual employment and career plan
  • Intensive career counseling
  • In-depth interviewing skills development
  • Computer workshops
  • One-one-one assistance with résumés, cover letters and thank you letters
  • Ongoing follow-up and assistance
  • Occupational skills training

TRAINING SERVICES

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Intensive services clients may be eligible to receive funding for occupational skills training from a Virginia Career Works approved training provider or an employer while on-the-job.

  • On-the job training
  •  Job readiness training
  • Adult education (GED) and literacy
  • Customized training for an employer who commits to hiring clients


LOCATIONS

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861 Glenrock Road, Suite 100
Norfolk, VA 23502

Phone: 757-461-7537
Fax: 757-461-6117

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157 North Main Street,
Suffolk, VA 23434

Phone: 757-514-7737
Satellite Center

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100 North College Drive,
Franklin, VA 23851

Phone: 757-569-6070
Satellite Center

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4824 George Washington Highway
Portsmouth, VA 23702

Phone: 757-558-4462
Satellite Center