April 1, 2014
For Immediate Release: April 14, 2014
Contact: Nicole Jamison, Washington County CareerCenters, 454-7551; Julie Rabinowitz, Maine Department of Labor, 621-5009
More than 25 employers will be hiring
CALAIS—The 2014 Calais Area Job Fair will be held on April 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Washington County Community College Gymnasium. The fair is sponsored by the Calais CareerCenter, the Maine Department of Labor and Northern Maine Development Corporation.
“Maine’s employers are hiring; our state gained 6,500 jobs in 2013 and there are more than 7,500 open jobs on our Job Bank right now,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “2014 promises continued growth with several more job fairs scheduled this spring. Come out, meet employers and learn what Washington County has to offer if you are looking for a new job.”
Participating organizations include: AMHC, Calais Regional Hospital, Care and Comfort, Catholic Charities, City of Calais, Community Health and Counseling, Hero-2-Hired, HomeCare for Maine, Label Shopper, Living Innovations, Maine Army National Guard, Maine Staffing Group, Maine State Police, Maine Veterans Home, Marshall Healthcare Facility, MAS Homecare of Maine, Millennium Marine USA, NAMI Maine, Neighbors Care Volunteer Center of Washington County, NOAA Fisheries Office of Law Enforcement, Pratt Chevrolet Buick, Sunrise County Economic Council, Lane Construction, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Navy, UPC of Maine/Washington County Children’s Program, VA Maine, VIP, Walmart, Washington County Community College, Washington County Jail, Washington County Sheriff's Office and Women Unlimited.
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 O’Net software for skills assessment. All CareerCenter services are free of charge.
Call 454-7551 (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.