Employment and Training

The following providers offer education and skills training for persons seeking employment. Some providers offer employment through their agencies.

AARP
Online listing of local job opportunities
http://jobs.aarp.org

Division of Employment Security
Forsyth County Job Link
336-776-6720
www.ncesc.com

Goodwill Industries
336-724-3621
www.goodwillnwnc.org

Vocational Rehabilitation
336-784-2700
www.ncdhhs.gov/dvrs

IFB Solutions
336-759-0551
www.wsifb.com

Winston-Salem Urban League
Senior Employment Program (55+)
336-725-5614
http://wsurban.org

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Q: I need extra money to supplement my income.  Who can help me?
A: The Winston-Salem Urban League assists adults 55 years of age and older who have low to moderate incomes find paid work experience and provides them with job readiness and skills training.  The Forsyth County Job Link Center works with individuals who are unemployed or underemployed, helping them update their resumes, refresh their interviewing skills and create networking opportunities.

Q: Can you tell me more about Vocational Rehabilitation (VR)?
A: Vocational Rehabilitation provides counseling, education, resume preparation, transportation and job placement.  VR services are for anyone with a physical, intellectual or psychiatric disability that affects his or her ability to find or keep a job.

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