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Workforce Center Manager

The Western Virginia Workforce Development Board is seeking applications for Center Manager.  The Manager’s primary responsibility is to direct the daily activities of the Virginia Career Works – Roanoke Center and help coordinate workforce development activities at the affiliate centers in Covington, VA and The Franklin Center in Rocky Mount, VA.  The position will work with Center partners to provide integrated workforce services to job seekers and businesses; and coordinate the daily operations of the Roanoke Center. The Workforce Development Board’s mission is to prepare job seekers for in-demand occupations to help our region’s businesses succeed.  See the full job description for Center Manager.

The position is opened until filled and the first review of applicants will begin after May 14, 2018. To apply send a cover letter and resume to sdean@rvarc.orgor by a mail to the below address.

Western Virginia Workforce Development Board
P.O. Box 2569
Roanoke, VA 24010

 

Internship and Volunteer Program

Internship and volunteer opportunities are available year-round with the Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission’s Internship and Volunteer Program for students and individuals that have coursework, interest and/or experience in any of the following areas:  regional and transportation planning, community and economic development, water and environmental resources planning, demographics, mapping, housing, homelessness, citizen participation and outreach, general research and data collection, website design, graphic design, and/or related topics.

Types of Internships and Volunteer Opportunities

Academic and special project (thesis, research, capstone project, etc.) internships and volunteer opportunities are available for students from a range of academic majors and/or skill sets. Note: Academic credit internships are based on academic institution and/or department requirements and the intern is responsible for completing all requisite administrative items.

Internship and/or Volunteer Projects and Duties

Specific duties and assignments will be based on intern’s/individual’s area(s) of interest/expertise and the Regional Commission’s Work Program. An overview of programs, projects, and activities is in the Regional Commission’s Comprehensive Work Program.

Work Hours and Office Location

Work hours are flexible and based on the intern’s or volunteer’s schedule, academic institution requirements for academic or other credit, and the timetable of various projects in which the intern or volunteer will be participating. Regional Commission office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Regional Commission is located at 313 Luck Avenue, SW, Roanoke VA 24016. Directions and parking information.

Benefits of an Internship with the Regional Commission

* Opportunity to work on a range of projects and activities with a multidisciplinary staff
* Valuable work experience
* Research opportunities
* Academic credit
* Compensation for student internships
* Networking opportunities
* New skills development
* Flexible work schedule
* Telecommuting

To apply for an internship, or for additional information, contact Bryan Hill at 540.343.4417 or bhill@rvarc.org.  Interested persons should complete the RVARC Internship Interest Form when submitting information about internships.


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