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 Virginia Career Works CenterHarrisonburg Virginia Career Works CenterMadison Heights Jobs Center, Roanoke Jobs Campus, Danville Jobs Center, and Goodwill Learning Academy – New River Valley Center.

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Charlottesville Virginia Career Works Center

944 Glenwood Station Lane, Suite 103, Charlottesville

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

Resume Writing
Learn how to write a great resume that speaks to employers.
Date: Tuesday, March 3rd
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm

Strategies for Job Interviews
How to effectively talk to employers in that important face-to-face interview. And at 3pm learn more about Job Seeker Etiquette.
Date: Tuesday, March 10th
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm

Cover Letter Writing
Want to know what is covered in a Cover Letter? Attend to find out the ABCs of a cover letter.
Date: Tuesday, March 17th
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm

Professionalism
How to present yourself, what’s expected of you before and after you are hired. Not just getting a job, but keeping it and excelling once you have one.
Date: Tuesday, March 24th
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm


Harrisonburg Virginia Career Works Center

160 North Mason Street, Harrisonburg

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

WIOA & Center Orientation
WIOA Orientation workshop introduces you to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act housed here at the center. This grant allows us to assist with tuition and employment services for qualified individuals pursuing or hoping to pursue an approved training/career.
Center Orientation workshop introduces you to all of the services and programs offered at the Virginia Career Works Harrisonburg Center and through our community partners.
Dates: Every Friday
Time: 10am – 11am

Community Resume Workshop
Date:
Wednesdays, February 26th and March 11th & 25th
Time:
10am – 11am

Resume Writing
This workshop teaches you how to create a basic resume and what information and formatting should be used. The center has computers available to the public in order to create your own resume after the workshop and print as many copies as you need. We are also able to assist you in uploading your resume to the Workforce Connection website.
Date: Wednesday, March 18th
Time: 5pm – 5:15pm

Interviewing
This workshop prepares you for interview questions commonly asked by employers. There is an option to schedule a more in depth, mock interview at the end of the seminar.
Date: Wednesday, March 18th
Time: 5:15pm – 5:30pm


Madison Heights Job Center

174 River James Shopping Center, Madison Heights

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

Speak Up! Speak Out!
It’s hard to be assertive, especially when it’s not “part of your nature.” Don’t let risk, fear, intimidation, and stress stop you from communicating your way to success. It’s time to learn to speak up and speak out!
Date: Tuesdays, March 3rd & 17th
Time: 1pm – 4pm

Your Personal Best
Your Personal Best is an interactive class to help you achieve success on your new job! In addition to learning how to perform your new job functions, you must also pursue learning that goes beyond what’s required or expected of you. Learn how to: present yourself with confidence and adapt quickly to your new culture, establish trust with your new co-workers and boss, personally model respect and cooperation, and secure early wins with your new boss!
Date: Tuesday, March 17th
Time: 9am – 12pm


Roanoke Jobs Campus

2502 Melrose Avenue, NW, Roanoke

Pre-registration is preferred. Please call (540) 581.0620 ext. 1106 to reserve your space or you can reserve your space for February by clicking here.

Your Personal Best
Your Personal Best is an interactive class to help you achieve success on your new job! In addition to learning how to perform your new job functions, you must also pursue learning that goes beyond what’s required or expected of you. Learn how to: present yourself with confidence and adapt quickly to your new culture, establish trust with your new co-workers and boss, personally model respect and cooperation, and secure early wins with your new boss!
Date: Mondays, March 2nd, 16th & 30th
Time: 1pm – 4pm

Speak Up! Speak Out!
It’s hard to be assertive, especially when it’s not “part of your nature.” Don’t let risk, fear, intimidation, and stress stop you from communicating your way to success. It’s time to learn to speak up and speak out!
Date: March 5th, 12th & 24th
Time: 1pm – 4pm


Danville Jobs Center

512 Westover Drive, Danville | (434) 792.2511

Speak Up! Speak Out!
It’s hard to be assertive, especially when it’s not “part of your nature.” Don’t let risk, fear, intimidation, and stress stop you from communicating your way to success. It’s time to learn to speak up and speak out!
Date: March 5th & 24th
Time: 1pm – 4pm

Your Personal Best
Your Personal Best is an interactive class to help you achieve success on your new job! In addition to learning how to perform your new job functions, you must also pursue learning that goes beyond what’s required or expected of you. Learn how to: present yourself with confidence and adapt quickly to your new culture, establish trust with your new co-workers and boss, personally model respect and cooperation, and secure early wins with your new boss!
Date: Tuesday, March 24th
Time: 9am – 12pm


Goodwill Learning Academy – New River Valley Center

265A Peppers Ferry Road, Christiansburg

To register or for more information call (540) 581.0620 ext. 1106 or you may also email info@goodwillvalleys.com.

Your Personal Best
Your Personal Best is an interactive class to help you achieve success on your new job! In addition to learning how to perform your new job functions, you must also pursue learning that goes beyond what’s required or expected of you. Learn how to: present yourself with confidence and adapt quickly to your new culture, establish trust with your new co-workers and boss, personally model respect and cooperation, and secure early wins with your new boss!
Date: Tuesday, March 24th
Time: 9am – 12pm

Creating a Powerful Resume/Nail the Interview; Get the Job!
In this workshop, you will learn the important steps to writing a good resume the skills necessary to have a successful job interview.
Date: Tuesday, March 24th
Time: 1pm – 4pm