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, September 4th
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm

Strategies for Job Interviews
How to effectively talk to employers in that important face-to-face interview.
Date: Tuesday, September 11th
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm

How to network with other people to get to the people you need to talk to.
Date: Tuesday, September 18th
Time: 2pm – 3:30pm

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, September 25th
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, September 20th 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, September 20th
Time: 10am – 12:30pm

WIOA Orientation
This 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. If you are unable to attend the orientation or have any questions regarding WIOA, please contact a specialist at any time: Eric Kennedy  (540) 433-4864 ext. 204 or Juanita Spurlock (540) 433-4864 ext. 116.
Dates: Thursday, September 20th
Time: 10am – 10:30am

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: Thursday, September 20th
Time: 10:30am – 11am

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: Thursday, September 20th
Time: 11am – 11:30am

This workshop introduces you to basic budgeting and teaches you best practices in money management.
Date: Thursday, September 20th
Time: 11:30am – 12pm

Center Orientation
This workshop introduces you to all of the services and programs offered at the Valley Workforce Center and through our community partners. Any questions regarding the Center can be answered by our Resource Room Coordinator at (540) 433-4864 ext. 120.
Date: Thursday, September 20th
Time: 12pm – 12:30pm

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.

No Workshops scheduled at this time.