Building a Better Workforce for Our Region

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.

COVID-19 Operations

Updated 9/21/2021

For individuals that are interested in speaking with someone from the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) regarding their unemployment insurance benefits, the VEC has set up a statewide scheduling system for phone appointments to speak with a VEC staff. Please visit the following link to make an appointment: 

For all of your job search or employment needs, we are open to the public or you can make an appointment using our online scheduling software!

For any questions, please email Toni McLawhorn, One Stop Coordinator, at

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