WELCOME TO VIRGINIA CAREER WORKS
CRATER REGION

The VA Career Works will be closed June 18, 2021 in observation of the Juneteenth holiday. All VEC- Unemployment  claims PHONE appointments must  be made using the  scheduling link. All other appointments can be made with the respective service partners.

JOB SEEKERS

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EMPLOYERS

Find a Candidate
Train Employees
Schedule a Job Fair

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About Virginia Career Works

The Crater Regional Workforce Development Board creates and sustains powerful connections between businesses and job seekers through Virginia Career Works, a statewide network of employment professionals.

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Crater Regional Workforce Development Board Executive Director

Executive Director Position Opening

The Crater Regional Workforce Development Board, which serves the jurisdictions of Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie, Emporia, Greensville, Hopewell, Petersburg, Prince George, Surry, and Sussex, is accepting public comments on its four-year, local plan required by The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014.  WIOA is designed to help youth, job seekers and businesses.  The comprehensive four-year local plan, in partnership with Chief Elected Officials, serves as a plan to develop, align, and integrate local area service delivery strategies with those that support the State’s strategic and operational goals.

Please submit any comments on this plan in writing by 3:00p.m. on  February 22, 2021 to the attention of:

Sophenia H. Pierce, Executive Director

spierce@vcwcraterregion.com

22 W Washington Street

Petersburg, VA 23803

Link for CRWDB Vision, Mission, Goals Overview  2021-2024 Plan Summary

Link for CRWDB Local Plan DRAFT 2021 – 2024 

ALL SERVICES ARE BY VIRTUAL APPOINTMENTS ONLY

 We encourage individuals seeking any type of

assistance, to please schedule an

appointment.

FOR GENERAL INQUIRES CONTACT

Recie Small, Operations Director

rsmall@vcwcraterregion.com or

804-835-5105

 To schedule an appointment for one of our

partners services, please see contact

information below.

  • WIOA Adult and Dislocated Worker – 804-895-0740
  • WIOA Youth POWER – 804-862-6155
  • VEC Veterans Assistance – 804-586-1944
  • Adult Education SPACE – 804-733-2670
  • Dept for Aging Rehabilitation Services – 804-862-1625
  • Virginia Employment Commission – 804-862-6155

Please note that some of our services and resources may be

limited at this time, until we return to normal operations.

Online Job Fair

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Executive Committee Meeting

September 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

CRWDB Board Meeting

September 30 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

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JOB SEEKER SERVICES

Whether you are looking for a new job, looking to train or learn a new skill, or you are just beginning your career…we can help you reach your goals!

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EMPLOYER SERVICES

Are you an employer looking to hire, train, or source skilled employees for your business? Find out below how we can help you grow your workforce.

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YOUTH SERVICES

Services are available to eligible youth between the ages of 16 and 24 who need assistance with training or finding employment.

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IMPROVING OUR WORKFORCE EVERYDAY

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

2021-2024 Strategic Plan Draft
DOWNLOAD STRATEGIC PLANNING PDF