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New Youth Career Center of Hampton Roads Opens at Pembroke Mall

Published: October 19, 2010
Virginia Beach young adults and teens now have a place to go that offers guidance and workplace readiness skills and training geared toward them. The Youth Career Center of Hampton Roads is a center developed by Opportunity, Inc., the region’s workforce investment board, that provides career services to the 14 to 21 year-old age group.

Centrally located in Virginia Beach at Pembroke Mall, the career center will provide youth with Internet access and resources to explore career options, enhance workplace readiness skills, obtain assistance with education and training programs, and assistance in locating employment and volunteer opportunities.

The center will be a partnership with area institutions of higher education, proprietary training schools, businesses and the Virginia Beach City Public School System.

Funded with public and private money, all services for the youth will be free.  The center will be open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

For more information on this and other programs offered by Opportunity Inc., please visit http://www.opp-inc.org./youth_resources