Governor Northam Unveils Tuition-Free Community College Program for Low- and Middle-Income Students

June 16th, 2020|Public Documents|

“Governor Ralph Northam today announced his proposed budget will include $145 million over the biennium to make tuition-free community college available to low- and middle-income students who pursue jobs in high-demand fields. The Governor’s “Get Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back” initiative, or “G3” program, will provide financial support to cover tuition, fees, and books for eligible students at the Commonwealth’s two-year public institutions.”

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VCW-Piedmont is hiring a Workforce Transition Coordinator

June 2nd, 2020|Public Documents|

Virginia Career Works – Piedmont Region seeks a Workforce Transition Coordinator for Project Reconnect, a state-funded grant position that will address a significant gap in the regional workforce ecosystem recently disrupted by COVID-19. Project Reconnect will connect dislocated workers not served by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) with regional employers, retraining programs, or credentialing programs for in-demand careers. For more details and information about how to apply, please click here.

Job Corps is recruiting in our area!

May 15th, 2020|Career News, Newsletters, Public Documents|


Job Corps


Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 to 24 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training. The Job Corps program is authorized by Title I-C of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (supersedes WIA 1998). For more information about the Job Corps program at a national level, please visit our Official Public Web Site.


At Blue Ridge Job Corps Center in Marion, VA and Flatwoods Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center in Coeburn, VA, we support the Job Corps program’s mission to teach eligible young people the skills they need to become employable and independent and place them in meaningful careers or further education. Job Corps is a tuition-free training and education program that connects eligible young men and women with the skills and educational opportunities they need to establish real careers. APPLY TODAY!

YOUR JOURNEY THROUGH JOB CORPS has 4 STEPS TO SUCCESS | 1-Outreach and Admissions, 2-Career Preparation Period, 3-Career Development Period, and 4-Career Transition Period