Employment Services

Free Employment Services and Programs

Are you currently out of work, considering a change of career, or interested in education and training? Do you have questions or need assistance with your job search, resume or interviewing? If so, Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Department of Social Services can help!

All residents (18+) of Chesterfield County and the City of Colonial Heights have access to free employment services and programs, including but not limited to: career assessment, interview preparation, job fairs, job search assistance, online applications assistance, referrals to community resources, resume assistance and soft skills training. If interested in employment services programs, please complete a self-referral.

To learn more about our employment services programs, contact Employment Services by email or by calling 804-768-7334.

First Choice Community Employment Center and Job Leads Newsletter

The First Choice Community Employment Center (FCCEC) is available for all residents (18+) of Chesterfield County or the City of Colonial Heights regardless if they are receiving benefits or not. Individual case management is provided. To view current job openings, sign up to receive our weekly Job Leads newsletter.

Child Care Provider Employment

Child Care VA can assist those interested in becoming child care providers with connections to employers seeking to hire immediately. They can also assist with those who want to become licensed family day home providers (FDH). Training and resources are available and you may be eligible for financial assistance.