Job seekers will learn interviewing skills, how to complete an application, how to prepare a resume, and other job-search related skills during “Tools for Success”—a Job Skills Workshop being presented by the Chesapeake-Virginia Beach Delta Foundation (CVBDF) in partnership with ForKids , Inc. and Dress for Success Hampton Roads. The workshop will take place Saturday, October 15, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at ForKids, located at 4200 Colley Avenue, #A, in Norfolk.
“The workshop is at the core of the Foundation’s mission to educate, enrich, and empower our community,” said CVBDF Foundation President Deidre Eason.
During the workshop, attendees—who are ages 18 and up and pursuing employment—will also participate in a Recruiters’ Forum, where they can learn what companies seek from potential employees. In addition, female participants will receive a session with Dress for Success Hampton Roads to get fitted for a professional suit/dress.
For more information about CVBDF, visit www.cvbdf.org.Established in 2013, the CVBDF is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit, tax-exempt organization whose mission is to educate, enrich, and empower the community. Its board of directors is comprised on forward-thinking women who actively serve the community and demonstrate leadership through the development of community programs and partnerships with local community supporters and organizations.
ForKids, Inc. is a non-profit agency founded in 1988 with a mission to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty for families and children. Today, ForKids is the largest service provider for homeless families in the state of Virginia.
Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organization that empowers women to achieve economic independence by proving a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.