Our Mission

Is to identify high school students who face barriers to education, and to guide each one on to a successful path toward continued education, a meaningful career, and productive adulthood.

Our Vision

Is to be a champion for all Virginia high school students facing barriers to education. We understand Virginia’s future will be a reflection of what we commit and contribute to our youth.

The Overall Impact

Of JVG is far-reaching, moving beyond our classrooms – to shape the future of our students, schools, communities, emerging workforce, and all of Virginia.

Twenty-One Years of Excellence

For the twenty-first consecutive year, Jobs for Virginia Graduates (JVG) received the highest national honor bestowed on a state affiliate, the “Five of Five” High-Performance Award for State Organizations at the 36th Jobs for America’s Graduates National Training Seminar in Orlando, July 2019. Virginia has received the award every year of eligibility. The recognition is based on meeting or exceeding all five core performance goals established by our national affiliate, Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG). Results for JVG Class of 2018 are as follows: 96% Graduation Rate, 82% Civilian Jobs/Military/ Service Rate, 93% Positive Outcomes Rate, 76% Full-time Jobs Rate, and 90% Full-time Placement Rate.