Employment and Training Services
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Job seekers and employers in Northern Virginia have access to a comprehensive system of employment and training services and resources — offered at no cost through a network of employment resource centers, called SkillSource centers located throughout the Northern Virginia area.
Looking for a job?
If you, or someone you know needs help finding a job — or finding a better job — check out the employment and training services of the Northern Virginia Workforce Investment Board.
For more information, call any of the SkillSource Employment Resource Centers listed below:
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If you are between the ages of 17 – 21, check out the WIA Youth Program.
Q: Who is eligible for services through the Employment Resource Centers?
Everyone is a potential customer of our centers:
Q: What services are available for JOB SEEKERS through the Employment Resource Centers?
For job seekers, our programs offer:
Q: How do your services benefit EMPLOYERS?
Services offered to help EMPLOYERS find qualified workers include:
Q: What are your hours and where are you located?
There are three Employment Resource Centers located in the Fairfax County area, including the cities of Fairfax and Falls Church. Office hours vary by location. Please check below to see each center's hours.
Heritage Center, West Wing
11484 Washington Plaza West
Q: Is there a fee for your services?
No. Services through the Employment Resource Centers are provided free of charge.
Q: What kind of job search tools are offered at your Employment Resource Centers?
Each Employment Resource Center provides job listings; telephones; fax machines; copiers; computers with Internet access and Microsoft Office; typing tutorials; and experienced and helpful staff ready to prepare job applicants for the workplace.
Q: What kinds of jobs are available?
Many of the tools available in the center, such as Internet access, open the doors to a wide range of jobs in Northern Virginia, the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, and the nation. Job seekers who have used our services have found jobs in such fields as:
Q: How soon will I locate a job?
The time it takes to find a job varies from person to person. It depends not only on your skills, knowledge and experience, but on the type of work you are looking for and on your motivation and dedication to finding employment.
Q: How are you able to work with people who do not speak English?
Some of our staff are bilingual. We also use interpreters from community organizations specializing in multicultural services. In addition, some of our written materials are printed in other languages.