Adult Career Center

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Adult Career Coach Services

Are you looking for career assistance? Are you in need of additional training or perhaps considering a career change?  Do you need help understanding the labor market, workforce trends, career assessments, developing a career plan, job searching, resume tips, interview strategies, and selecting credentialed courses that lead to careers? We offer free Career Coaching and Career Development Services to assist you with planning and taking your next steps to a viable career.

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Funding Options

Are you interested in knowing about funding options? Financial Assistance? There are many existing and new Federal and State Grant programs to pay for non credit, credentialed classes that will lead to your next career if you are an eligible participant!

First Choice Scholarship/Presented by Ann Black

Criteria to be considered for the First Choice Scholarship/Ann Black:

  • You must be a GED Graduate since 2014
  • You must have had a deceased mother by age 15
  • You must be a first time applicant to the community college

If you meet the above criteria and you are interested in applying and being considered for this scholarship, you may request a First Choice/Ann Black Scholarship Application by emailing Debbie Huntsinger at dhuntsinger@germanna.edu

Grants that may work for you!

  • WIOA: Workforce Innovative and Opportunity Act Grant
  • WCG:  Workforce Credential Grant (specific GCC Workforce Credential courses applicable)
  • FANTIC:  Financial Assistance for Noncredit Training in Industrial Credentials   (specific GCC Workforce Credential Courses applicable)
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For information contact Debbie Huntsinger, GCC Workforce Adult Career Coach, at dhuntsinger@germanna.edu or call (804) 516-2404.

Are you between the ages of 18-24?  WIOA has funding for you to pay for Germanna’s training and  courses  if you are eligible!   You must be one of the following and have documentation to verify eligibility:

  • Pregnant or parenting
  • Documented disability
  • Homeless
  • Foster Care or aged out
  • Court Involvement
  • Did not complete high school or GED
  • Low income and needing to improve math or reading skills

If you meet at least one of these contact Jennifer Bishop Transition Specialist 540-847-0322 jbishop@eri-va.com

If you have been in foster care and are seeking tuition assistance for workforce courses, Taylor Landrie, GCC Great Expectations Success Coach, may be able to assist with options and grant information.  Please email your interests to tlandrie@germanna.edu

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All services funded by JD NEG-US Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration grant.

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debbie huntsinger

Debbie Huntsinger, M.A. Education, M.A. Counseling
Workforce Adult Career Coach & FANTIC Grant Administrator
Germanna Community College
Center for Workforce & Community Education
dhuntsinger@germanna.edu
Office: (804) 516-2404

Serving 7 counties & the City of Fredericksburg

Please call or email Debbie to make an appointment.  Make this your first step in getting started in your new career!