Social Services  |  Career Center
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  The mission of Albemarle Career Center is to provide career resources and services to prepare a workforce that is informed, capable and ready for work.  Job seeker assistance at the Albemarle Career Center is free and available to anyone that comes to the DSS.  The Career Center is an inclusive "one-stop" center that can assist the individual in conducting a successful job search and provide guidance and support in all areas of your career advancement.  Job search seminars are conducted on a regular basis.  They are free and open to the public, however, registration is required.  For more information regarding our seminars and the next available dates, please call our office.

Albemarle Career Center has all the tools you need to help in your job search.  Services that are available include: 

  • Internet ready computer
  • Resume software and services
  • Cover letters and job searches
  • Fax, phones, and copier
  • Resource library
  • TV/VCR, educational video
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Experienced career counselors
  • Local employment information
  • Access to employer websites
  • Tools to help you apply online and access your own e-mail account 

We are a Certified Satellite of Piedmont Workforce Network One-Stop Center

Location   Telephone

Hours of Operation 


Albemarle County DSS

County Office Building - 5th Street

1600 5th Street, Suite A

Charlottesville, VA 22902



434-972-4011, ext.3617

9:00 am-12:00 pm & 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Monday - Friday

Follow these links for employment information in Albemarle County and surrounding areas:

Albemarle County Job Vacancies

City of Charlottesville Jobs Board

Martha Jefferson Hospital

University of Virginia Human Resources

University of Virginia Health Systems Human Resources

Virginia Workforce Connection - The Best Job Sites