Jobs & Hope WV Newsletter | January 2024

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* Welcome to the Jobs & Hope WV newsletter! We’re thrilled to have you as part of our community. This newsletter is your go-to source for staying in the loop on the latest news, events, and updates related to our mission. Make sure to connect with us on social media to extend the conversation and engage with…
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Breaking Barriers, Building Success: Inaugural Second Chance Job Fair Shines in Beckley 

BECKLEY, WV — Jobs & Hope WV, the state’s comprehensive response to the substance use disorder crisis, is proud to announce the success of the inaugural Second Chance Job Fair held at the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center on Wednesday, November 8, 2023.  The Second Chance Job Fair, a groundbreaking event to bridge barriers and empower…
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Bringing Opportunities Closer: Jobs & Hope WV Offers Transportation Assistance to Second Chance Job Fair Attendees 

Beckley, WV – In a concerted effort to break down barriers and empower West Virginians looking to rebuild their lives and careers, Jobs & Hope WV, in collaboration with the West Virginia Schools of Diversion and Transition (WVSDT) and MODIVCARE, is excited to announce a significant initiative for the upcoming Second Chance Job Fair. The…
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Bridging Barriers: Jobs & Hope WV’s Inaugural Second Chance Job Fair Aims to Empower Future Opportunities

BECKLEY, W.Va. – Jobs & Hope WV aims to bridge barriers and empower futures by connecting employers and workers during the inaugural Second Chance Job Fair in Beckley on Wednesday, November 8, 2023. The event will bring job seekers, employers, and community resource partners to the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center (200 Armory Drive, Beckley) for…
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Proclamation issued recognizing Aug. 31 as International Overdose Awareness Day

by Angela F. Durkin adurkin@journal-news.net | The Journal MARTINSBURG — A proclamation was presented to the Berkeley County Commission Thursday by Jobs & Hope West Virginia Transition Agent Erin Gaertner to coincide with International Overdose Awareness Day. She thanked the commission and all the member of Jobs & Hope WV in attendance. “The whole reason…
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Employer Incentive | Jobs & Hope WV Workforce Employment Program 

Are you looking for a way to support your community and grow your business simultaneously? If so, you might be interested in the Jobs & Hope WV Workforce Employment Program, a collaboration of program partners that offers subsidized job placement(s) for West Virginia employers who hire eligible Jobs & Hope participants.  Jobs & Hope WV…
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Colorful Opportunity to Fight Opiate Additction

Hope in Hills is looking to get colorful in its fight to end Opiate addiction with a “Color Dash for Hope” Saturday, August 5th at Ace Adventure Resort! This timed 5K will get you covered in every color imaginable. Prizes will be awarded to top finishers and all racers will receive a free goodie bag,…
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Jobs & Hope WV Partners with Contractors Association of West Virginia for Construction of All-Accessible Playground 

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Participants from Jobs & Hope WV’s Heavy Equipment Operator Course, a partnership with the West Virginia Military Authority, collaborated with The Contractors Association of West Virginia (CAWV), March-Westin Company, Wolfe’s Excavating LLC, Reclaim Company, LLC and The Young Contractors Forum to begin the first phase of building an all-accessible playground for people…
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West Virginia HIVE holds inaugural Network and Resource Fair in Beckley

BECKLEY, W.Va. – The West Virginia HIVE hosted its first Network and Resource Fair at the Historic Black Knight on Wednesday, June 28th, to connect small business owners and job seekers with various opportunities, services, and resources.    Among the attendees were HIVE staff and HIVE-approved vendors, like Jobs & Hope WV. Transition Agents Cassidy…
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2023 WV Reentry and Recovery WORKS! Speed Hiring Event

Date: July 26, 2023 Location: Bridgeport Conference Center, 300 Conference Center Way, Bridgeport, WV 26330 Labor shortage? Supply chain chaos? Across the nation, there are more job openings than people applying. Meanwhile, millions of individuals in substance use recovery and formerly incarcerated Americans who have served their time struggle to find stable employment upon reentry.…
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