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Local Ways to Hunt for Jobs That Are Not Just Online

by | Apr 22, 2024 | Community Resources

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Most people job hunt these days via nationwide online job posting boards like, but that doesn’t mean that’s the only or best way to find the job you’re looking for. If you prefer a more personal approach, here are some local options that can get you connected with employers who are ready to hire right here in your own community.

4 Local Ways To Hunt for Jobs in the Western Tidewater Region of Virginia

1. Signing up for Job Alerts 

The best way to always be in the know about available jobs in your area is to sign up for job alerts. You can sign up for these alerts through a job posting website, a staffing agency, or directly through the company you’re interested in working for. At Western Tidewater Community Services Board, we offer job alerts for a variety of positions, including clinical, medical, administrative and support jobs. 

Never worked for a CSB before? Learn more: What’s the Difference Between Public and Private Behavioral Health Care?

2. Career Fairs 

Career fairs are a great way to connect with employers who are really invested in finding the right employees for their company. 

WTCSB will be holding a Benefits & Recruitment fair in May on two separate days. This fair will give you an opportunity to explore all the awesome perks waiting for you at Western Tidewater Community Services Board and you can get an instant interview!

May 1, 2024
May 9, 2024

This June, the Tidewater Job Fair will be happening in Hampton, Virginia. As of April 2024, there are over 40 employers, including Chesapeake Regional Healthcare, Frito Lay, the U.S. Coast Guard and more, registered to attend.

Tidewater Job Fair

  • Tuesday, June 11, 2024
  • 11 am – 3 pm
  • Hampton Roads Convention Center – 1610 Coliseum Dr, Hampton, VA

Find more upcoming career fairs on the Virginia Employment Commission website.

Related: Great Places for Second (or Third) Chance Employment in and Near Suffolk, Franklin Southampton, and Smithfield/Isle of Wight

3. Suffolk Workforce Development Center 

The Suffolk Workforce Development Center hosts regular hiring events, as well as workshops, trainings and other job search resources.

Follow the Suffolk Workforce Development Center on Facebook to get updates on upcoming hiring events.

4. Work With a Staffing Agency

Some people find success in their job hunt when they partner with a staffing or temp agency. Some popular local staffing agencies include:

Tidewater Staffing

604 W. Washington St.
Suffolk, VA 23434

(757) 935-5935

Luttrell Staffing Group

1548 Holland Rd Bldg B, Suite 100
Suffolk, VA 23434

(757) 935-5114

Constant Staffing

2465 Pruden Blvd
Suffolk, VA 23434

(757) 809-5757

Partners Personnel

812 North Main Street, Unit # 23BSuffolk, VA 23434

757) 538-7980

Stay Informed About Job Opportunities at Western Tidewater Community Services Board

If you’re passionate about helping your community, you might just find the career you’ve been looking for here at WTCSB. We regularly have a variety of open positions available in several different fields: clinical, medical, administrative, support, transportation, and technology and design. We offer full-time and part-time jobs, as well as management positions and internships.

We also provide eligible team members with full benefits, as well as education and scholarship opportunities. 

On our jobs page, you can learn more about working at WTCSB, see our available jobs, and sign up for job alerts, so you always know right away when a new position is available.

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