Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center
Fishersville, VA 22939

Campus Life

Employment Resource/Media Center

The WWRC Employment Resource/Media Center has a dual emphasis on career development and job search activities as well as the provision of instructional media, media production, and on-line services to address the learning needs of students and to support faculty research, planning, and teaching. The Employment Resource/Media Center strengthens both the students' and instructors' ability to access current career development and job search information specific to the Virginia labor market in a timely, responsive manner. In career exploration and job search, the Employment Resource/Media Center is highly utilized by students and faculty, and is regularly accessed individually and/or for small group instruction.

In support of and to supplement these primary functions consistent with WWRC's mission and vision, the WWRC Employment Resource/Media Center:

  • conducts Job Seeking and Keeping Skills classes
  • provides assistance in developing employment portfolios;
  • assists students in registering with the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) for employment preparation and the local/regional/statewide job search process;
  • operates the WWRC Ambassador Student Leadership Program;
  • provides resources and instructional guidance relative to the Virginia Voter Registration Program; and,
  • offers literacy resources and activities such as the Writer's Guild

While primarily accessed by departmental staff and students of WWRC's Vocational Training Department, the WWRC Employment Resource/Media Center is open to all WWRC residents and day students, staff, and visitors.

The WWRC Employment Resource/Media Center, located in the Watson Activity Building to provide evening and weekend access when the Anderson Training Building is closed, is one of the many resources available to staff, students, and visitors. Current hours of operation are:

Monday through Friday

  • 9:15 AM - 4:00 PM
  • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Saturday and Sunday

  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

WWRC's Media Center inventory includes books, CDs, DVDs, electronic assets, and supplemental teaching supplies. All media center computers are equipped with Zoom Text and Read/Write Gold software to provide access, as needed, to computer- based learning and recreational reading resources. There is wifi access across campus.

Student aides are employed through a competitive hiring process to extend media center availability on evenings and weekends and to assist their peers in using computers, books, and other materials.

Contact Information

Email Media Center (MediaCenterInfo@wwrc.virginia.gov)
Phone 800-345-9972, Ext. 5403327376 or 540-332-7376
TTY 800-811-7893