South Paris Area Job Fair April 24 Bookmark and Share

April 22, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 21, 2014 Contact: Mary Lafontaine, Lewiston CareerCenter Manager, 753-9001; Julie Rabinowitz, Maine Department of Labor, 621-5009

More than 20 organizations will be exhibiting at the event.

SOUTH PARIS—The CareerCenter is participating in the South Paris Spring Job Fair, hosted by the towns of Norway and Paris in the cafeteria at the Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School on April 24 from 9 a.m. to noon. Employers may contact Diane at 743-7763 ext 1 for more information. Job seekers can get advice on their resume and register for the "Prepare for a Job Fair" workshop that will be available at the Lewiston CareerCenter by calling 753-9001.

“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 the South Paris area has to offer if you are looking for a new job.”

Participating organizations include: Manpower; New Balance; Medical Care Development; Gleason Media; Poland Spring Inn; Oxford School Age Child Care; Creative Innovations; Oxford Casino; Assistance Plus; Norway Savings Bank; Home Care for Maine; Bonney Staffing; Carbonite; Papoose Pond; C.N.Brown; Growing Opportunities; The Progress Center; Community Concepts; Sabre Yachts; Central Maine Healthcare; MGA Cast Stone; and Primerica .

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 753-9001 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711). More information is available on the CareerCenter website, .

Maine CareerCenters are an equal opportunity provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.