Job Seeker Services

FREE Online Training Courses

Through a partnership with Metrix Learning, City of Alexandria and Arlington County are offering FREE online training for our residents. Alexandria/Arlington’s virtual training offers 5,500+ career readiness trainings, occupational skills trainings, career pathways trainings and more. To learn more and participate in this free service, go to

Get Help Finding Your Next Job

The Virginia Career Work’s American Job Center network is geared to assist all job-seekers develop solid career plans that lead to satisfying careers. The American Job Center staff are available at that Alexandria Workforce Development Center and Arlington Employment Center and can help you develop your short and long-term employment goals, determine your eligibility for education scholarships, and help you plan your job search.

Our Centers support Older Youth, Unemployed & Underemployed Adults, Older Workers, Veterans, Transitioning Military and their Spouses, and People Living with Disabilities. To learn how we can support your job search needs, please visit either our Alexandria City or Arlington County Centers.

Check out our VCW Alexandria Arlington Resource Guide for Job Seekers

Please note, you will be asked for the following information:

  • Proof of Birth
  • Proof of Social Security Number
  • Proof of Virginia Residency
  • Proof of Family Income

Click Here to Search for Jobs & to Post Your Resume

Click Here to File for Unemployment Insurance

Click Here to File a Virginia Youth Employment Certificate (Work Permit)

Click Here to Access Registered Apprenticeship Opportunities

Filing A Charge of Discrimination with the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

If you believe that you have been discriminated against at work, you can file a “Charge of Discrimination.” All of the laws enforced by EEOC, except for the Equal Pay Act, require you to file a Charge of Discrimination with us before you can file a job discrimination lawsuit against your employer. In addition, an individual, organization, or agency may file a charge on behalf of another person in order to protect the aggrieved person’s identity.  For more information, click here or call 1-800-669-4000.