IMPROVING OUR WORKFORCE EVERYDAY

The Bay Consortium Workforce Development Board’s Local Strategic Plans outline how we intend to improve the future for the workforce in the Virginia Career Works – Bay Consortium Region.

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VIRGINIA CAREER WORKS REFERRAL PORTAL

The Virginia Career Works Referral Portal is the gateway for individuals seeking access to career, education and support resources in the Virginia Career Works – Bay Consortium Region..

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November 2021

Fredericksburg Area Council on Transition presents Customized Employment Virtual Event
November 4, 2021 @7:00pm
Event Registration Link
FACT-Customized Employment Flyer

Virginia Career Works Fredericksburg Calendar of Events
VCW Fredericksburg Center November 2021 Events Calendar Link

October 2021

Virginia Career Works Fredericksburg Center Hiring Event
Stafford County Schools
Michael & Sons Service
ServiceMaster Clean
October 27, 2021 @12:30pm – 6:00pm
Hiring Event Flyer October 27th

Virginia Career Works Fredericksburg Center Hiring Event
Business of Healthcare.  Do you have the right skills for a nonclinical healthcare position?
October 26, 2021 @12:30pm – 6:00pm
Hiring Event Flyer October 26th

Virginia Career Works Fredericksburg Center Hiring Event
Mary Washington Healthcare
October 26, 2021 @12:30pm – 6:00pm
Hiring Event Flyer October 26th

Virginia Career Works Fredericksburg Calendar of Events
VCW Fredericksburg Center October 2021 Events Calendar Link

Career Exploration/Assessment 
October 6, 2021 @1:00-2:00 P.M.
Register with Samantha Romano, College Recruiter, sromano@germanna.edu or (540)834-1982
Learn to Market Yourself Workshops 2021 Flyer

September 2021

Virginia Career Works Fredericksburg Calendar of Events
VCW Fredericksburg Center September 2021 Events Calendar Link

Live, Love, & Work in Virginia Virtual Hiring Event 
Virginia Employment Commission and Virginia Career Works
Virtual Hiring Event on September 8th, 10th, and 14th from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 Job Seeker Registration Here:  https://pvapi.premiervirtual.com/s/kd7yQW
Live, Love, & Work in Virginia Job Seekers Flyer

Virginia Career Works Fredericksburg Center Connections To Your Future Job Expo
10304 Spotsylvania Ave Suite 100, Fredericksburg, VA 22408
September 13-17 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
To register for this hiring event please click here using your computer or smart phone. If you need assistance please email eventvcwfc@fredgoodwill.org or call (540) 322-5765.
Connections To Your Future Job Expo Flyer

August 2021

Virginia Career Works Fredericksburg Calendar of Events
VCW Fredericksburg Center August 2021 Events Calendar Link

July 2021

Lunch & Learn – Hosted by Cherry Bekaert 
Monetizing Employee Retention & R&D Credits
July 15, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 1:oo pm
Register Here: https://www.meetup.com/RIoT-Virginia/events/279028159/
Lunch & Learn Flyer 7-15-2021

Regional Job Fair & Community Connection
Regional Middle Peninsula/Northern Neck Job Fair to be held at the Job Assistance Center, 1399 Centerville Road, Shacklefords, Virginia 23156
July 14, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
MP-NN Job Fair Flyer
Registration Form MP-NN Job Fair

Virtual Multi-Employer Hiring Event Conducted on Premier Virtual
Statewide Virginia Career Works Hiring Event
July 8, 2021 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm – (Open to Public)
Employers Register & Login Here: https://tinyurl.com/hd4f4c3b
Job Seekers Register & Login Here: https://tinyurl.com/vjrtzf57

November 2021

National Association of Workforce Development Professionals Newsletter

October 2021

National Association of Workforce Development Professionals Newsletter

September 2021

National Association of Workforce Development Professionals Newsletter

Virginia Employment Commission – Notice of Termination of Federal Unemployment Compensation Programs

August 2021

National Association of Workforce Development Professionals Newsletter

July 2021

National Association of Workforce Development Professionals Newsletter

Virginia Awarded $1.5 Million Federal Grant to Support Maritime Industrial Base and Small Defense Business Cyber Training- July 22, 2021

Governor Northam Announces Virginia’s Unemployment Rate Dropped Again, Falling to 4.3 Percent in June – July 16, 2021

Governor Northam Celebrates Groundbreaking on Northern Neck Broadband Project – July 8, 2021

June 2021

Governor Northam Welcomes $182 Million Investment from Nestlé Purina PetCare in King William County – June 30, 2021

Governor Northam Announces Virginia’s Unemployment Rate Fell to 4.5 Percent in May – June 23, 2021

Governor Northam Launches Return to Earn Grant Program to Help Virginians Transition Back to Work – June 11, 2021

May 2021

Governor Northam Directs Virginia Employment Commission to Speed Up Processing of Unemployment Claims – May 18, 2021

April 2021

Governor Northam Announces Virginia’s Unemployment Rate Fell to 5.1 Percent in March – April 16, 2021

December 2020

REV Virtual Info Session – December 1, 2020

November 2020

Governor Northam Announces New Statewide Measures to Contain COVID-19 – November 13, 2020

Governor Northam Announces $25 Million in CARES Act Funding for Medicaid Day Support Providers – November 9, 2020

Governor Northam Directs $7 Million in CARES Act Funding to Virginia Food Banks – November 9, 2020

October 2020

Transit Supporting Working Families Program Flyer – 10-28-2020

Transit Supporting Working Families Program Participant Guide

August 2020

Governor Northam Announces More Than $6 Million to Support State and Local Criminal Justice Programs Amid COVID-19 Pandemic – August 31, 2020

Virginia Receives Approval to Expand Access to Health Care through State-Based Exchange – August 21, 2020

Governor Northam Proposes Voter Protection Measures Ahead of November General Election – August 18, 2020

July 2020

Learn more about the Virginia Ready Initiative – July 30, 2020

VA Career Works New River/Mt. Rogers Podcast on the Virginia Ready Initiative – July 30, 2020

The Rebuild VA Small Business Grant Program – July 27, 2020

May 2020

Governor Northam Delays Phase One for Accomack County and the City of Richmond – May 14, 2020

Governor Northam Calls for Increased COVID-19 Testing in Two Federally-Run Detention Facilities – May 14, 2020

Governor Northam Announces Phase One Guidelines to Slowly Ease Public Health Restrictions – May 9, 2020

April 2020

Governor Northam Acts to Ensure Liability Protections for Healthcare Workers – April 28, 2020

Governor Northam Unveils Blueprint for Easing Public Health Restrictions – April 24, 2020

Governor Northam Taps Broad Group of Leaders for COVID-19 Business Task Force – April 24, 2020

Governor Northam Extends Ban on Elective Surgeries, Closure of DMV Offices – April 23, 2020

Virginia Dramatically Decreases Jail Population Following Guidance from Governor Northam – April 17, 2020

Governor Northam Requests Additional Federal Support for Virginia Workers, Economy – April 16, 2020

Governor Northam Announces $70 Million in New Funding to Expand Access to Child Care During COVID-19 Pandemic – April 15, 2020

Governor Northam Extends Business Closures for Two Weeks to May 8 – April 15, 2020

Governor Northam Issues Call for Additional Volunteers to Meet COVID-19 Health Care Demand – April 15, 2020

Governor Northam Announces Expansion of ‘Virtual Virginia’ to Support Distance Learning During School Closures – April 13, 2020

Virginia Uses Genetic Technology to Combat COVID-19 – April 6, 2020

Governor Northam Announces Emergency Funding to Shelter Virginia’s Homeless Population – April 3, 2020

Virginia receives Major Disaster Declaration from Federal Government for COVID-19 – April 2, 2020

March 2020

Virginia Employment Commission: Many filing for unemployment are missing out on benefits – March 31, 2020

Governor Northam issues statewide stay at home order – March 30, 2020

Governor Northam directs postponement of elective surgeries – March 25, 2020

Governor Northam orders statewide closure of certain non-essential businesses, K-12 schools – March 23, 2020

QUICK LINKS

Virginia Career Works Referral Portal
Bay Consortium Newsletter
Virginia Employment Commission – Guide for Relief Programs
Virginia Employment Commission – Return Contact Scheduler for Unemployment Insurance Claim Questions
Virginia Employment Commission Video – Reinstatement of the Work Search Requirement
Bay Consortium Community Resource Sheet
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