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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.
Strive & Thrive Alexandria Podcast
WDC is a leader in shaping the initiatives and discourse around workforce and economy in the region, along with our partners such as neighboring municipalities, Virginia Career Works, Alexandria Economic Development Partnership and other business-oriented organizations. Tune in to the Strive and Thrive Alexandria Podcasts for insight into the regional trends and opportunities as well as the latest news about benefits, skills for acquiring employment and career growth, local job opportunities and more.
Contact Us Now!
- Location: 1900 N. Beauregard Street, Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22311 ( MAP)
- Phone: 703.746.5990
- Video Phone: 571.384.5244
- Email: email@example.com
- WDC - Assistance From a Distance | Amharic | Dari | Spanish
Meet the Employer: Goodwin House | March 4, 3-4 p.m.
Attend this “Meet the Employer” virtual event on March 4 to learn more about job openings with Goodwin House, a not-for-profit that runs senior communities offering a wide variety of care. Attendance is free. Register online.