The premier talent resource for the Roanoke Valley and Alleghany Highlands

Virginia Career Works – Blue Ridge

We work with local businesses, government agencies, educational entities and other partners to meet regional workforce needs and allow individuals to prosper, grow & thrive in our region.

The Greater Roanoke Workforce Development Board is currently soliciting public comment on the draft update to the 2020-2024 Local Plan for Local Workforce Development Area 3. The public comment period will run from January 20, 2023 through February 3, 2023 at 5:00 PM. A link to the full draft update to the Local Plan can be found at the following link:

LWDA3 Local Plan Update – DRAFT

Any public comment that wishes to be made must be submitted through the online electronic form found at the following link:  GRWDB Public Comment Form.

For any questions about this process or the Local Plan, please contact Morgan Romeo, Executive Director, at or by phone at (540) 562-8442 x 201.

Job Seekers

We want to help you get into your dream career!


We want to help you get the talent you need!


We want to help you explore your options and achieve self-sufficiency!

Are you looking for how to prepare for jobs of the future? We can help you find your future career!

Services Include:

  • Career coaching
  • Resume/interview preparation
  • Job search, referral & placement assistance
  • Occupational skills training
  • On-The-Job training
  • Supportive services
  • And much more!

Our Partners

Visit A Virginia Career Works Center


3601 Thirlane Road NW, Suite 2
Roanoke, VA 24019


106 North Maple Avenue
Covington, VA 24426


50 Claiborne Avenue
Rocky Mount, VA 24151