Sources of Information
Regional Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 1564 (Fifth & Market Sts.),
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Publishes the Membership
Directory, including many local businesses. Call for child
care and educational information also stored in their database. If anything is mailed to you, there's a shipping and
handling fee of $5.
Commonwealth of Virginia Home Page
The Commonwealth (State) of Virginia also has a page with links to job and job training information sources.
Charlottesville weekly newspaper lists local jobs in its classified section. The paper is free and found in many locations including the Law School.
The Daily Progress
P.O. Box 9030,
Charlottesville, VA 22906
The Charlottesville daily newspaper lists job openings in its classified section (the most extensive list is on Sunday). Write to the address above, order online, or call for an out-of-town subscription. You can get a Sunday-only subscription sent to your current address—a good way to start looking for jobs early.
953 Second Street, S.E.
Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
This nonprofit women's organization offers career/personal counseling and job connection programs, including career and work issues support groups and advice on writing resumés.
Another Charlottesville weekly newpaper that lists local jobs in its classified section. The paper is free and found in many locations throughout the area including the Law School.
Information and Referral Center
This United Way telephone service links people to services in Northwestern Virginia. Its Health and Human Services Directory contains information on over 800 local agencies and services, including phone numbers, addresses, eligibility requirements, and names of key personnel. The people there can search the database for certain kinds of agencies if you request a search.
This community website has a wealth of information about many aspects of life in Charlottesville, including links to potential employers and job websites.
Expanded on-line version of WVIR-TV Channel 29 on-air job listing includes jobs available at WVIR-TV.
Personal and Career Development Center
UVA Curry School of Education
Ruffner Hall, Room 158
405 Emmett St.
Under the supervision of Education School faculty, graduate students in counseling offer any interested members of the public free counseling in life transitions, career decisions and changes, and interpersonal relations. Hours by appointment only.
400 Preston Ave., Suite 101 (next to McDonald's, inside Virginia Employment Commission Building)
Career counseling. Operated by Piedmont
Virginia Community College.
Virginia Employment Commission (VEC)
P. O. Box 1587, 22902 (400 Preston Ave)
Lists openings for many local employers and various state and federal agencies in town. While openings listed are available immediately, you can leave an application on file which will remain active for 120 days. A National Computerized Job Service is networked with VEC for assistance in Charlottesville and surrounding areas before you arrive.