South Boston, VA – April 12, 2023 – Registration has opened for the Southern Virginia gener8tor Skills Accelerator Spring 2023 Administrative Assistant program.  This program is a free, 6-week, self-paced skills training program that is designed to help Southern Virginia residents enhance existing skills or develop new skills for today’s ever-changing workforce and receive a job as an Administrative Assistant.Anne Nada of gener8tor speaks on how she began get career as an administrative assistant

Members of the Administrative Assistant program cohort will: 

  • Master communication techniques and interpersonal skills that will propel their ability to work in multiple industries;
  • Explore a great entry level position that allows them to learn all areas of a company before deciding what aligns with their passions
  • Learn how to coordinate information across stakeholders that is impactful and drives business revenues;
  • Discover the value in being a key player who makes sure day-to-day business operations are efficient and smooth.

The spring cohort will take place from May 22, 2023 – June 30, 2023.  Register online here by May 14, 2023.  

Anyone accepted into the program can use the SOVA Innovation Hub coworking space for free during regular business hours, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm for the duration of the program. 

What is gener8tor Skills? 

 The gener8tor Skills Accelerator is a virtual, rapid reskilling program for people looking for jobs in high-demand roles in their communities or working remotely for companies across the country. The program utilizes the LinkedIn Learning platform to provide high-quality instruction in fields ranging from Customer Service to Software Development.  

The program offers:  

  • Self-paced, virtual curriculum from Microsoft and LinkedIn to learn skills for a career as an Administrative Assistant
  • One-on-one career coaching & long-term job placement support
  • Lunch & Learns with industry experts 
  • Resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile coaching
  • Job Interview preparation including mock interviews.

Learn more about the program on the gener8tor website. Please contact Mackenzie Herro, Skills Recruitment Manager for gener8tor at for more information.  

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