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Upcoming 2023 Events:
October 3 / 10:00 am – 2:00 pm – English as Second Language (ESL)
October 3 / 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm – English as Second Language (ESL)
October 4 / 10:00 am – 2:00 pm – Computer Basics
October 4 / 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm – LEVEL 2- Intermediate Computer Skills

Tuesdays in October / 5:30pm – 7:30pm (Click here to download flyer.)
Photography Course – Do you want to learn how to become a professional photographer?

Career Development Program with INOVA Dream B!G & WISH / October – November

Download October Calendar (Inglés y Español)

Click here to download WISH Calendar Courses – October to December 2023

The WISH Mission is to provide Fairfax County residents:

  • A path to better-paying jobs through FREE training and access to certificate programs
  • Access to jobs that pay $20+ per hour
  • Access to jobs with building trades organizations in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.
  • FREE services such as interview preparation, resume workshops, and support services
  • Exposure to emerging technologies such as augmented and virtual reality, drones, robotics, and fabrication and prototyping
  • A pathway to high-paying tech or science-related careers

At the WISH Center in Fairfax County, Virginia (7950 Audubon Avenue, Alexandria, VA), you can:

  • Obtain the skills and certifications for in-demand employment
  • Connect directly to employers ready to hire
  • Become empowered to earn a living wage.

 

The WISH Mission is to provide Fairfax County residents:

  • A path to better-paying jobs through FREE training and access to certificate programs
  • Access to jobs that pay $20+ per hour
  • Access to jobs with building trades organizations in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.
  • FREE services such as interview preparation, resume workshops, and support services
  • Exposure to emerging technologies such as augmented and virtual reality, drones, robotics, and fabrication and prototyping
  • A pathway to high-paying tech or science-related careers

At the WISH Center in Fairfax County, Virginia (7950 Audubon Avenue, Alexandria, VA), you can:

  • Obtain the skills and certifications for in-demand employment
  • Connect directly to employers ready to hire
  • Become empowered to earn a living wage.

Interested in learning more? Fill out our Intake Form below or reach out to us at [email protected] or 571-347-7858. Contact us today!

Fill out our Interest Form

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Skilled Trades:
Welding, Woodworking, Carpentry, OSHA 10

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Emerging Technology
Augment & Virtual Reality, Drones, Robotics, Fabrication & Prototyping

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Professional Development
Interview preparation, resume, cover letter, financial literacy, ESL

Employer and Community Partners of the WISH Center include:

  • NOVA (Northern Virginia Community College)
  • Fairfax County Public School
  • IUPAT DC 51
  • M/TF – Minority Tech Foundation
  • Technology Foundation.
  • Dominion Energy
  • Mount Vernon/Lee Chamber of Commerce
  • NALLS (Produce Inc.)
  • INOVA Health System
  • MID-ATLANTIC Pipe Trade Association
  • Plumbers/Gas (Fitters United Association)
  • United Community
  • Arcadia (Center for sustainable Food & Agriculture)
  • George Mason University
  • LIUNA
  • GSCC (Greater Spring Field Chamber of Commerce)
  • Alfred Street Church
  • NOVA Labor (Advancing Workers & Families)
  • The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia
  • International Brotherhood of electrical workers. Local 26 IBEW
  • International Union of Operating Engineer 77
  • United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
  • Neighborhood Community Services
  • Endependence Ctr. of Northern VA
  • Bryant High School
  • Good Shepherd Housing
  • Honor the Promise
  • FAMIL
  • Supervisor Lusk’s office
  • Just Neighbors
  • New Hope Housing
  • Los Ninos de Maria Foundation

Explore Our Programs

Learn more about our efforts in support of our mission and vision.

Vehicle Donation Program

For over 16 years, we’ve operated one of the most successful car donation programs on the East Coast, processing over 200,000 vehicle donations.

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