Job Seeker Workshops

Goodwill provides weekly and monthly programs and job seeker workshops. Our Workshops are designed to give job seekers the skills necessary to succeed in a highly competitive job market. These programs and workshops are free and open to the public. We do ask that job seekers register before hand, because space is limited. Job seeker workshops, classes, and programs are held at the Charlottesville Workforce CenterHarrisonburg Workforce CenterMadison Heights Jobs Center, and Roanoke Jobs Campus.

Sign up to receive monthly Job Seeker Events Emails by clicking here.

Charlottesville Workforce Center

944 Glenwood Station Lane, Charlottesville, Suite 103

Pre-registration is required. Please call (434) 963-2960 to reserve your space.

Resume Writing
What does you resume say about you, and how does it say it? Are you telling employers what they need to know?
Date: Tuesday, August 7th
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm

Strategies for Job Interviews
How to effectively talk to employers in that important face-to-face interview.
Date: Tuesday, August 14th
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm

Networking
How to network with other people to get to the people you need to talk to.
Date: Tuesday, August 21st
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm

Professionalism
This workshop will provide direction on how to present yourself, what’s expected of you before and after you’re hired. Not just getting a job, but keeping it and excelling once you have one.
Date: Tuesday, July 24th & August 28th
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm


Harrisonburg Workforce Center

160 North Mason Street, Harrisonburg

Pre-registration is required. Please call (540) 433-4864 to reserve your space.

Job Seeker Workshops
Come on Thursday, July 26th for job seeker workshops all in one day that teach you the most effective ways to find and keep your next job, tips and techniques to use in interviews, resume writing, and what programs and services are available to you.
Date: Thursday, July 26th
Time: 9:30am – 1:30pm

WIOA Orientation
Date:
Thursday, July 26th
Time: 9:30am – 10am

Center Orientation
This short workshop introduces you to all of the services offered at the workforce center. Some programs are based on eligibility, and we will tell you about how to qualify for the different programs, as well as services that will help you in your job search.
Date: Thursday, July 26th
Time: 10am – 10:15am

Interviewing
Prepare for and ace your next interview. Learn how to answer typical interview questions, dress to impress, and present yourself during an interview.
Date: Thursday, July 26th
Time: 10:15am – 10:45am

Resume Writing
If you need a resume or want to work on the one you have, come to the resume writing workshop. Learn how you can prepare a resume that gets an interview.
Date: Thursday, July 26th
Time: 10:45am – 12pm

Networking
This workshop will provide direction on how to connect with others on jobs and lots more.
Date: Thursday, July 26th
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm


Madison Heights Job Center

174 River James Shopping Center, Madison Heights

Pre-registration is required. Please call (434) 200.9920 to reserve your space.

No Workshops scheduled at this time.


Roanoke Jobs Campus

2502 Melrose Avenue, NW, Suite B, Roanoke

Pre-registration is required. Please call (540) 581.0620 ext. 1106 to reserve your space.

Resume & Soft Skills Workshop
Creating your resume or cover letter from scratch can take you hours. The internet has a variety of tools to help you save time and effort. Moreover, learn and practice the soft skills most wanted by today’s employers and put these to work. In this workshop, you will learn how to: use the internet to find resume and cover letter templates, personalize resumes and cover letters for your application, learn about most sought after soft skills, and practice soft skills among peers.
Date: Wednesday, July 25th
Time: 10am – 12pm