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.

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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, May 8th
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm

Strategies for Job Interviews
How to effectively talk to employers in that important face-to-face interview.
Date: Tuesday, May 15th
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm

Making Connections in your Job Search
How to network with other people to get to the people you need to talk to.
Date: Tuesday, May 22nd
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, April 24th & May 29th
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, April 19th 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, April 19th
Time: 9:30am – 1:30pm

WIOA Orientation
Date:
Thursday, April 19th
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, April 19th
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, April 19th
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, April 19th
Time: 10:45am – 12pm

Networking
This workshop will provide direction on how to connecting with others on jobs and lots more.
Date: Thursday, April 19th
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.

Financial Empowerment
Financial empowerment means the process of helping individuals to make choices about money and transforming those choices into positive actions. Learn how money works in one’s personal life by understanding budgeting, earning, spending and saving. Learn about credit scores and their use by lenders as well ways to improve your individual credit score using the Wells Fargo “Hands on Banking” online educational program. Pre-registration is required.
Date: Thursday, April 26th and May 4th, 11th, & 23rd
Time: 1pm – 2:30pm


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.

Excel Budgeting
Sticking to a budget is hard. Keeping track of your budget is even harder. Join us for a workshop on how to easily keep track of your expenses all in one place. Learn how to: use templates in Excel, easily track where your income goes, and use graphs to view your spending habits Pre-registration is required.
Date: Thursday, May 24th
Time: 10am – 12pm