SWVA Works staff attend national youth symposium

A group of people posing in front of a promotional background for the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals.

The WIOA program department of our organization, SWVA Works, attended the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals‘ annual Youth Symposium in Charlotte, North Carolina this past November. Debi, Lisa, Meridith, Mike, Robyn, and Stephanie hit the road in search of knowledge to help them all effectively serve our region’s youth population. Our staff had a […]

Lane’s Success Story

A man in lineman gear looking up at a utility pole.

Lane was working a part-time job, but it wasn’t enough for him to lead the life he wanted. He wanted a career offering a higher wage and plenty of growth opportunities, so he began researching the Power Lineman program at MECC. Much to his surprise, Lane learned that linemen make a median wage of over […]

Meet Our LETS Train Case Manager!

For #WorkforceDevelopmentMonth, we’re taking a moment to recognize our awesome case managers who work with individuals to overcome barriers they face when entering the workforce. As our last installment, check out the case manager for our LETS Train program! If you missed our other case manager posts, you can view them here: SWVA Works, R.O.P.E.S., […]