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Local Employment Resources

Ben Franklin Career & Technical Center

500 28th Street
Dunbar, WV 25064
(304) 766-0369
Meets the needs of secondary and adult students who are interested in developing skills, knowledge, proper work ethics, and competencies for the world of work.

Charleston Help Wanted

Focused on the Kanawha Valley. Employers and applicants can search for each other at this job site.

City of Charleston Employment Opportunities

Personnel Office
PO Box 2749
Charleston, WV 25330
(304) 348-8015

Dress for Success River Cities

1141 4th Ave.
Huntington, WV 25701
(304) 522-3011
Provides professional attire, a network of support and career development tools for disadvantaged women seeking employment. Works with clients referred from other employment, educational, and non-profit organizations in West Virginia and the Tri-State area.


413 D Street
South Charleston, WV 25303
(304) 720-5413
Assists low-income individuals and families. Schedules clients for needs assessments, job referrals, job training, and job placement.

Garnet Career Center

422 Dickinson Street
Charleston, WV 25301
(304) 348-6195
Serves adult learners through career and technical programs which offer the opportunity for students to gain a new career.

Gazette-Mail Jobs

Local classified ads from our regional papers, including current job listings.

Goodwill Industries of Kanawha Valley, Inc.

215 Virginia Street West
Charleston, WV 25302
(304) 346-0811
Assists people with disabilities or barriers to employment to receive employment, education, and training in order to fully integrate into society.

Job Corps

1000 Kennawa Drive
Charleston, WV 25312
(304) 414-4438

A no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the US Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 to 24 improve the quality of their lives through vocational and academic training.

Job Openings at Kanawha County Public Library


KISRA Fatherhood Program

East End Family Resource Center
502 Ruffner Avenue
Charleston, WV 25311
(304) 344-1656
Helps unemployed and underemployed fathers achieve economic self-sufficiency by providing them with occupational and life skills training and supportive services.

New Connections

1598 Washington St. East
Charleston, WV 25311
(304) 340-3690
Provides job skills and GED training to those ages 16 to 21.

Roark-Sullivan Learning Center

PO Box 1707
Charleston, WV 25326
(304) 414-0109
A homeless services provider agency which offers some employment assistance programs.

Senior Community Service Employment Program

Putnam County Aging Program
694 Winfield Road
St. Albans, WV 25177-1554
(304) 755-2385 St. Albans, WV 25177-1554
A community service and work-based training program for persons age 55 or older with limited incomes; serving Kanawha and Putnam counties.

West Virginia Division of Personnel

1900 Kanawha Blvd. E.
Charleston, WV 25305
(304) 558-3950
State government job opportunities.

Workforce Investment Board of Kanawha County

1421 Plaza East
Charleston, WV 25325
(304) 558-0342
A private non-profit organization that is charged with creating a workforce development system that meets the current needs of the business community as well as those individuals seeking employment.

Workforce West Virginia

1321 Plaza East
Charleston, WV 25325
(304) 558-0342
Allows you to search for job openings in your community, create multiple resumes to use to apply for jobs online, file for Unemployment Compensation, and more.