August 1, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 31, 2019
Contact: Dawn Self-Cooper, Greater Portland CareerCenter, 822-3372 Media Contact: Jessica Picard, Department of Labor, 207-621-5099, email@example.com
Tri-County CareerCenter Hosting Events in August
BANGOR- The Tri-County CareerCenter, part of the Maine Department of Labor, is holding a series of events and workshops during the month of August.
All events are at the Tri-County CareerCenter, 45 Oak Street, Suite 3, Bangor, Maine, unless otherwise noted. The CareerCenter is open Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Thursday, August 1, 10 a.m. noon
KidsPeace is currently looking to hire positions for their Graham Lake Campus in Ellsworth. To learn more about this organization and apply online please visit www.kidspeace.org/careers. For more information, please contact Paul.B.Ruggiero@maine.gov
Essentials of College Planning & Financial Aid Presented by Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC):
- Friday, August 2, 9 a.m. 4 p.m.
- Friday, August 9, 9 a.m. 4 p.m.
- Friday, August 16, 9 a.m. 4 p.m.
- Friday, August 23, 9 a.m. 4 p.m.
- Friday, August 30, 9 a.m. 4 p.m.
Steps for successful college enrollment, types of colleges and trade schools, entrance requirements, readiness and transitional issues of adults, admission requirements and financial aid overview and completion. Please bring your last year's income tax forms to the workshop. To Register: Please call 1-800-281-3703 For MEOC questions, please contact Kate Walsh at (207) 949-6501 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Resume Information Workshop:
- Tuesday, August 6, 9 a.m.- 11 a.m.
Learn the basic dos and donts of resume writing, how to use key words and phrases to catch an employers attention, discover websites for skills identification, and learn how to produce a resume that will work for you. Attendees will not have a completed resume at the end of the seminar. Limit 20 slots per session. To Register: Please visit the CareerCenter or call (207) 561-4050 or toll free 1-888-828-0568 For more information, please contact Suzanne Graves-Hall at: (207)561-4050 or Suzanne.Graves-Hall@maine.gov
Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) Presented by A4TD:
- Wednesday, August 14, 9 a.m. noon
The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) enrolls qualified older workers in part-time training positions and assigns them to public or 501(c)3 non-profit organizations in the local community. The purpose of the SCSEP is to offer a "stepping stone" back into the workforce. It is a transitional program; positions are not intended to be permanent, all assignments are temporary. For more information, please contact Debby Cleary at (207)530-2868 or email@example.com
- Tuesday, August 27, 9 a.m. 11 a.m.
Join us to find out how to have the Ultimate Job Interview. Learn how to prepare for an interview, discover what employers are looking for and follow-up advice that will help you land the position you truly want. Limit 20 slots per session.
To Register: Please visit the CareerCenter or call (207) 561-4050 or toll free 1-888-828-0568 For more information, please contact Suzanne Graves-Hall at: (207)561-4050 or Suzanne.Graves-Hall @maine.gov
Healthcare Targeted Job Fair:
- Wednesday, August 28, 12 p.m. 3 p.m.
Are you looking for work in the healthcare field? If so, plan to stop by the CareerCenter to see who is recruiting.
For more information, please contact Paul Ruggiero at (207)561-4050 or Paul.B.Ruggiero@maine.gov CareerCenters, part of the Maine Department of Labor, offer a variety of services to help people find employment or upgrade skills. Each center provides several public-access computer workstations with Microsoft Office software, resume writing and cover letter software, Internet access and ONet software for skills assessment. All CareerCenter services are free of charge. Call 753-9001 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711). More information is available on the CareerCenter website, http://www.mainecareercenter.com .
Maine CareerCenters are an equal opportunity provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.