Hampton Roads Workforce Council / Greater Peninsula Workforce Board
REGIONAL BUSINESS SERVICES PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT
SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA REGIONAL WORKFORCE COLLABORATIVE
The Hampton Roads Workforce Council and the Greater Peninsula Workforce Board signed a Regional Resolution supporting the Southeastern Virginia Regional Workforce Collaborative—making the first step toward a more integrated, holistic regional workforce system.
On March 17, 2020, Governor Northam announced new measures to combat [...]
The Unemployment Call Center is still functioning, but the wait times [...]
The Greater Peninsula Workforce Board creates and sustains powerful connections between businesses and job seekers through a local, regional and statewide network of employment professionals.
IMPROVING OUR WORKFORCE EVERYDAY
The Greater Peninsula Workforce Board is committed to addressing the evolving workforce needs of a vibrate, dynamic regional economy.
The Board is responsible for overseeing Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funding, which serves the Greater Peninsula’s local employers and job seekers with employment and training services through its American Job Center, Virginia Career Works – Hampton Center. In addition to its mandated WIOA duties, the Board holds the central role in providing leadership and direction on local strategic workforce issues, identifying local needs and developing strategies to address those needs. Its purpose in this regard is to ensure that local employers can become and remain competitive by having access to a highly skilled and well educated labor pool and that, individual job seekers and workers can attain the skills necessary for employment or better employment.
The Board’s biannual strategic plan outlines our partner-based systems approach and collaborative efforts to support and grow the Peninsula’s workforce and economic development opportunities.