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Employment Resources
American Corporate Partners (ACP)
ACP is a national mentoring program offering free career counseling and mentoring to service-members who have left the military after 2001 and who are looking to attain civilian jobs.

Citizen Soldier For Life Careers

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
WV ESGR is a Department of Defense sponsored all volunteer organization that advocates for employer support of National Guard and reserve service-members.  ESGR also provides informal mediated employment related issues for service-members through a trained team of Ombudsmen.
Requests.  Requests for Ombudsman services may be made via the ESGR National Call Center toll free number 1-800-336-4590 or on-line at www.esgr.mil.

Mr. Joseph Holley, Chairman  304-736-8333
Ed Bowman, Exe. Dir. - Wheeling  304-201-3578
Larry McNeely, Support - Eleanor  304-201-3080
Ms. Beth White, Support - Charleston  304-341-6339
Hire Heroes USA
The nonprofit organization offers a number of free programs, which help veterans to switch from war life to the workforce.  The association also works with veterans during job search and placement. These services are also available to spouses of military members. HHUSA provides most of its services only to disabled or wounded veterans, and veterans who served in operations “Iraqi Freedom” and “Enduring Freedom.” The help comes in the form of workshops, mock interviews, veteran retreats, resume help and many other resources.

Military to Medicine
Military to Medicine is a national, non-profit military service organization of Inova Health System. It provides online healthcare training that leads to entry-level healthcare careers. For those who already have healthcare experience, Military to Medicine will provide access to a network of healthcare employers across the nation.

Military One Source
Education, relocation, parenting, stress - you name it - Military OneSource is here to help you with just about any need. Available by phone or online, our free service is provided by the Department of Defense for active-duty, Guard, and Reserve service members and their families. The service is completely private and confidential, with few exceptions.  

National Guard Bureau Joint Services Support (Yellow Ribbon Events etc)
Information for your daily life, better tools, and easier access to all the valuable resources and services you deserve as a member of the National Guard community. Site contains Guard related news and information about scheduled Yellow Ribbon events.

O*Net Online
Tool for career exploration and job analysis.  O*NET On-Line has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers and more!

Troops to Teachers
Troops to Teachers is a U.S. Department of Education and Department of Defense program that helps eligible military personnel begin a new career as teachers in public schools where their skills, knowledge and experience are most needed.

VA for Vets
VA for Vets is a US Department of Veterans Affairs site that was created to provide our nation’s veterans with the tools necessary to translate their military skills to civilian skills, speak to career coaches, and assist with building their resume. They are also able to tap into a wealth of information on reintegration into civilian life. We provide veterans with a career buddy, similar to the battle buddy they were familiar with from their time in the military, to help them through the transitional maze. All of these tools are provided at no charge to our heroes.

West Virginia WorkForce
West Virginia WorkForce can help you find the right job for you.  Local offices throughout the state provide offer one-on-one assistance, as well as the largest database of jobs in the state that allow you to screen employment opportunities online. Help with training or education to prepare you for a new or upgraded position is also available.

Career Services - Find assistance in looking for a new job or to help you move up the ladder! WV WorkForce can help you prepare a resume and cover letter, and coach you on interview skills. If you’re not sure about the next step in your career, we can help you identify your interests and skills to find an occupation that best suits you.

Training and Education - WorkForce West Virginia can help you connect with training and education—and help you with funding for these resources.


Unemployment Claims
Job Service
Beckley 304-256-6792 304-256-6796
Bridgeport 304-627-2120 304-627-2125
Charleston 304-558-0292 304-558-0342
Elkins 304-637-0257 304-637-0255
Fairmont 304-363-0654 304-363-0654
Huntington 304-528-5538 304-528-5525
Logan 304-7920-7022 304-792-7010
New Martinsville 304-455-0902 304-455-0902
Martinsburg 304-267-0065 304-267-0065
Moorefield 304-538-3176 304-538-7741
Morgantown N/A 304-285-3120
Parkersburg 304-420-4625 304-520-4525
Pt. Pleasant 304-675-0857 304-675-0857
Princeton 304-487-2248 304-425-1896
Ripley N/A 304-373-0313
Ronceverte 304-647-7410 304-647-7410
Summersville 304-872-0820 304-872-0821
Teays N/A 304-757-7270
Wheeling 304-238-1035 304-238-1045
Weirton 304-794-2000 304-794-2001
Welch 304-436-3131 304-436-2527