Workforce Training

Find and develop your business’s greatest asset.

The City of Harrisonburg partners with the Shenandoah Valley Workforce Development Board (SVWDB) to assist businesses in recruiting and training employees.  The SVWDB offers programs for job recruitment and job training.  If you are a business looking for funding assistance in developing your skilled workforce, training funds may be available for new hires or incumbent employees.  Additionally, the SVWDB can facilitate internships and registered apprenticeships for your business.

Valley Career Hub is an award winning, collaborative effort among the business, education, and economic development communities in the Shenandoah Valley to broaden awareness of high-demand, high-growth, high-wage careers in our region and promote local training opportunities for these careers.  Led by the Shenandoah Valley Partnership, the campaign promotes In-Demand Local Career Opportunities in the Valley.  The careers featured are high-wage, high-demand jobs that do not necessarily require a four-year degree, but do require further education after high school.

The Virginia Jobs Investment Program is operated by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership.  The initiative provides services and funding to companies creating new jobs or experiencing technological change.