Employment/Job Opportunities

Youth Program Manager

The Western Virginia Workforce Development Board is currently accepting applications for a Youth Program Manager. The Youth Program Manager serves to support the Virginia Career Works – Blue Ridge region and the Western Virginia Workforce Development Board by managing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I Youth Program. This position will manage the day to day operations of the program including outreach and marketing of the WIOA Title I program as well as managing participants in the WIOA Title I Youth program to ensure successful employment and education outcomes. Interested applications should send a resume and cover letter to Morgan Romeo, Director, at mromeo@vcwblueridge.com. Interviews will be conducted after July 12th.

Communications Coordinator

The Western Virginia Workforce Development Board is currently accepting applications for a Communications Coordinator. This position will support the Virginia Career Works system and the Western Virginia Workforce Development Board in its role to ensure that business needs and demands are met through the public workforce system. This role serves to assist the region with marketing and outreach activities not only to businesses in demand sectors, but also to internal and external entities to increase referrals and services for the region’s constituents.

Interested applications should send a resume and cover letter to Morgan Romeo, Director, at mromeo@vcwblueridge.com. Interviews will be conducted after July 12th.

 

Internship and Volunteer Program

The Regional Commission has completing filling positions for summer 2019 internships.

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

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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