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Career Advisor (Norfolk location)

The Hampton Roads Workforce Council, a regional workforce development organization, is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of Career Advisor for our office located in Norfolk. This position serves as first point of contact for individuals seeking employment and training assistance as well as other workforce development services from the American Job Center, locally known as “Virginia Career Works – Hampton Roads Region”. Provide requested information and assistance in use of various education, training, and career resources while applying appropriate policies, procedures, and excellent customer service practices.  To open, manage, clean, and close facility for normal business hours and to serve partners, clients, and businesses equally as needed and requested. This position delivers program and other support to the Council staff to ensure efficient operation of the office.  Reports to the Administrative Services Coordinator. The full job description is posted HERE.

To apply, applicants must submit a resume with cover letter to Hampton Roads Workforce Council, 999 Waterside Drive, Suite 1314, Norfolk VA 23510 or email to: Holly Bryant at [email protected]. This position is open until filled.

 

BUSINESS SERVICES COORDINATOR (Hampton location)

The Hampton Roads Workforce Council (HRWC), a regional workforce development organization, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Business Services Coordinator located at our Peninsula office, in Hampton, VA.  This position is primarily responsible for promoting and developing all locally Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act authorized work-based training and employment opportunities to area businesses. This includes On-the-Job (OJT) training, incumbent Worker training, Work Experiences (IWT), Internships and other related support activities. The annual starting salary range for this position is $44,400 to $50,500 based on experience, with excellent benefits, including the Virginia Retirement System and fully paid health insurance for the employee. The full job description is posted HERE.

To apply, applicants must submit a resume with cover letter to Hampton Roads Workforce Council, 999 Waterside Drive, Suite 1314, Norfolk VA 23510 or email to: Holly Bryant at [email protected]. This position is open until filled.

 

HRVEC COORDINATOR - Newport News 

The Hampton Roads Workforce Council (HRWC), a regional workforce development organization, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Coordinator for our Hampton Roads Veterans Employment Center (HRVEC) located in Newport News.  This position performs professional and administrative work in the overall daily delivery of comprehensive career and follow-up services and facilitated access to training services for Veterans, Transitioning Service Members and Military Spouses. Supervision is provided for two (2) staff positions within the HRVEC. Position functions as critical element of HRWC’s management team for the delivery of services to HRVEC customers. The annual starting salary range for this position is $44,400 to $50,500 based on experience, with excellent benefits, including the Virginia Retirement System and paid health insurance for the employee. The full job description is posted HERE.

To apply, applicants must submit a resume with cover letter to Hampton Roads Workforce Council, 999 Waterside Drive, Suite 1314, Norfolk VA 23510 or email Holly Bryant at [email protected]. This position is open until filled.

CAREER SERVICES SPECIALIST 

The Hampton Roads Workforce Council, a regional workforce development organization, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Career Services Specialist for our Career Resource Center - Williamsburg Affiliate Site.  This position serves as an integral first point of contact for individuals seeking employment and training assistance as well as other workforce services from the American Job Center, locally known as Virginia Career Works - Hampton Roads Region. This position is responsible for providing requested information and assistance in use of various education, training, and career resources while applying appropriate policies, procedures, and excellent customer service practices. To open, manage, clean, and close facility for normal business hours and to serve partners, clients, and businesses equally, as needed. Supervise the daily operation in the Center and ensures high quality of customer service at all times. Reports any problem or customer complaint to management after making every effort to meet customer needs. The hiring salary range for this position is $36,000 - $40,750, with excellent benefits, including the Virginia Retirement System. The full job description is posted HERE.

To apply, applicants must submit a resume with cover letter to Hampton Roads Workforce Council, 999 Waterside Drive, Suite 1314, Norfolk VA 23510 or email to [email protected]. This position is open until filled.

BUSINESS SERVICES SPECIALIST

The Hampton Roads Workforce Council (HRWC), a regional workforce development organization serving Southside Hampton Roads and the Virginia Peninsula, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Business Services Specialist at our Virginia Career Works Norfolk CenterThe BSS will primarily receive and process employer job orders and other employment opportunities; maintain databases; identify customer matches for job opening referrals; facilitate customer referrals to employers; and track, record, and report the referral outcomes as part of the Virginia Career Works Business Services Team. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to an associate degree from an accredited college or university and three (3) years of relevant work experience are required. Strong computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint applications are also required. Working knowledge of the Virginia Virtual One-Stop System (VOS) is preferred. Applicants need to have reliable personal transportation and a valid driver’s license, as some local travel may be required.

To view the full job description and application requirements, please click HERE.

This position has excellent benefits including the Virginia Retirement System and paid health insurance for the employee. The annual salary range for a specialist position is $36,000 - $40,750, based on experience.

To apply, applicants must submit the following to HRWC at Suite 1314, 999 Waterside Drive, Norfolk, VA 23510 or via email to [email protected]

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

To apply, applicants must submit a resume with cover letter to Hampton Roads Workforce Council, 999 Waterside Drive, Suite 1314, Norfolk VA 23510 or email to [email protected].  This position is open until filled.

 

FINANCIAL OPPORTUNITY CENTER (FOC) FINANCIAL COACH - VIRGINIA CAREER WORKS (VCW) – NORFOLK, VA

The Hampton Roads Workforce Council (HRWC), a regional workforce development organization serving Southside Hampton Roads and the Virginia Peninsula, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Financial Coach under our FOC Initiative. This position will be housed in the HRWC VCW Center in Norfolk, VA and will provide and/or facilitate direct financial education services for low to moderate income individuals who are also engaged in occupational skills training services. This is a full-time, Grant funded position.

The full job description for this position is posted HERE.

This position has excellent benefits including the Virginia Retirement System and paid health insurance for the employee. The starting annual salary range will be $39,000 - $44,750, commensurate with experience.

To apply, applicants must submit the following to HRWC at Suite 1314, 999 Waterside Drive, Norfolk, VA 23510 or via email to [email protected]

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Three (3) Professional References

This position is open until filled.

NEXTGEN JOB COACH

The Hampton Roads Workforce Council (HRWC) is seeking qualified applicants for the part-time position of NextGen Job Coach. The NextGen Job Coach will performs professional work providing career advising and worksite support to NextGen Regional Interns, ages 16-21. The Job Coach will assist youth with career exploration, resume writing, job search, job or college application development, career pathway planning, goal development, and budgeting. Job Coaches will also visit worksites to meet with NextGen Regional Interns and their site supervisors. Worksites are located in the Cities of Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach. Scheduled hours will range between 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday with flexible scheduling. Some evenings and weekends will be required. Work is performed under the general supervision of the NextGen Coordinator.

Required Experience: Requires at least one year of work experience combining elements of job placement, training, and counseling or other services working with youth.  Additional requirements include: the ability to manage multiple projects, build strong customer relations, experience using a computer to include Microsoft Office Suite, the use of social media including Facebook and Twitter as well as the use of electronic communication in a professional environment. Reliable transportation and the ability to frequently work nights and weekends is also required.

The position pays $14/hr, up to 29 hours per week. The full job description is posted HERE.

To apply, applicants must submit:

  • a resume
  • cover letter
  • three (3) references

Please submit them to Hampton Roads Workforce Council, 999 Waterside Drive, Suite 1314, Norfolk VA 23510 or e-mail to [email protected]

This position is open until filled.

NEXTGEN CAREER COACH

The Hampton Roads Workforce Council (HRWC) is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of NextGen Career Coach. The NextGen Career Coach will develop job preparation and career immersion programming for groups of up to 100+ youth, as well as provide one-to-one career assessment/counseling, labor market information, job search assistance, follow-up and related workforce development services to youth, ages 10-24 through. This is a highly mobile position that requires significant travel to support NextGen programs in the cities of: Chesapeake, Franklin, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, and Williamsburg and the counties of: Gloucester, Isle of Wight, James City, Southampton, and York. The NextGen programming is offered throughout the community Monday-Saturday between the hours of 7am-9pm. Career Coaches work flexible schedules within this timeframe. Work is performed under the general supervision of the NextGen Pathways Coordinator.

Required Experience: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelors degree in education, communications, counseling, social science, human services, public or business administration or related field. One year of work experience providing workforce development services, education in the arts and sciences, or career counseling to youth. Additional requirements include: strong initiative, creativity, and problem solving as well as the ability to manage multiple projects while building strong customer relations both internally and externally. Intermediate or advanced knowledge of and experience using a computer to include Microsoft Office Suite, the use of social media including Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, and Twitter as well as the use of electronic communication in a professional environment is also required. Must be comfortable delivering virtual programs and services via Zoom and Microsoft Teams. The candidate must have a strong willingness to learn and to think outside of the box. Reliable transportation and the ability to frequently work nights and weekends is required. Candidates must have a passion for helping youth and young adults pursue career and educational opportunities.

The beginning annual salary is $36,133 and the position carries excellent benefits, including the Virginia Retirement System. The full job description is posted HERE.

To apply, applicants must submit:

  • a resume
  • cover letter
  • three (3) references

Please submit them to Hampton Roads Workforce Council, 999 Waterside Drive, Suite 1314, Norfolk VA 23510 or e-mail to [email protected]

This position is open until filled.