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Workforce Development Center: Helping Alexandria Strive & Thrive
The City of Alexandria's Workforce Development Center (WDC), a proud partner of the American Job Center network, offers staffing solutions that provide businesses with employees who are skilled and ready to work. As a certified One Stop Center, WDC serves a variety of skill levels from those with advanced degrees and years of experience to those with limited education and experience. We provide services and resources for job seekers including access to our Career Center, career readiness workshops, career assessments and customized hiring events.
WDC provides a range of business services at no cost to businesses, including job placement, recruitment, labor market information and certified Business Services Specialists to assist in workforce planning. WDC operates the Virginia Initiative for Employment not Welfare (VIEW) Program, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA - Adult Employment, Dislocated Worker and Youth and Young Adult), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment Training (SNAPET), TeensWork! (public and private programs), Refugee Employment Program, Disability Employment and Veteran Services.
Strive & Thrive is the Workforce Development Center's commitment to deliver services and programs remotely and online in order to reach more residents and employers seeking assistance during COVID-19. Learn how to access employment services, job readiness and essential skills workshops, information sessions, plus one-to-one job coaching and guidance to accessing financial resources. In-person services are now available as well as continued services remotely and online.