NORTHERN VIRGINIA CAREER PATHWAYS FOR REFUGEES

Virginia Career Works – Northern Region offers employment and training assistance for newcomers seeking humanitarian refuge to start professional careers in Northern Virginia.

All visa statuses welcome, including asylum-seekers, Special Immigrant Visa, refugee, and humanitarian parole.

Have questions?

Eliza Chappell
Employment Counselor
Northern Virginia Career Pathways for Refugees Initiative
eliza.chappell@vcwnorthern.com
(703) 689 – 1717

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SERVICES AVAILABLE

WIOA Employment Case Management:

  • Resume and application guidance for professional U.S. careers
  • Skills evaluations to identify transition opportunities
  • Certification training for professional careers
  • Paid internship options for first U.S. professional experience and employer reference

Other Supports:

  • Professional clothing
  • Licensure application costs
  • Professional Association memberships
  • Transportation funds
  • Degree Evaluation
  • Work equipment
  • Driver’s License costs
  • ESL Classes
  • LinkedIn Learning License
  • Technology training

Participants must be enrolled in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Programs.

RESOURCES

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