CareerCenter lists January programs

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LEWISTON — The Lewiston CareerCenter offers no-cost programs throughout January. Workshops and events are held at the CareerCenter unless otherwise noted. All CareerCenter services are free of charge.

Job Search Tips for People with a Criminal History: 10 to 11 a.m., Friday, Jan. 2.

Job Fair: 9 to 11 a.m., Jan. 5. More than 20 employers, all of whom are hiring, will be on hand to talk with job seekers. Bring a resume and be prepared to have an “interview-like” conversation.

Career Decision-Making — Two-Part Workshop: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Jan. 5 and 9, and Jan. 26 and 30. Registration required.

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Mock Job Interviews: 9 to 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 7.

Resumes and Interview Skills — Part I: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 8, and 2 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 21. The Jan. 8 class will be held at the Lewiston CareerCenter, registration required. The Jan. 21 class will be held at the Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St., Auburn. Call 753-9066 to register.

Professionals Moving Ahead! Staffing Firms: To Use or Not to Use: 9 a.m. to noon, Jan. 14. Representatives from Bonney Staffing, Kelly Services and All Temp Services will be on hand.

GATEway to Employment: 2 to 4 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 15.

New Mainers Workshop: Completing Paper and Online Job Applications: 9 to 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 22. This workshop will be offered in Somali.

Job Search Skills: 1 to 3 p.m., Monday, Jan. 26. Registration required.

Introduction to Self-Employment: 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Jan. 8. Offered by Maine Centers for Women, Work and Community. Register with Karleen at 557-1885.

Orientation for People with Disabilities: 2 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 28. Service providers are welcome to attend. Registration not required.

Training Orientation: Call for meeting schedule and to register.

Essentials of College Planning for Adults: Register by calling 1-800-281-3703. Please bring last year’s income tax forms to the appointment.

Jeremy Hiltz, addiction specialist: 9 to 10:30 a.m., every Friday morning. No registration required.

Call 753-9005 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711) for additional information and to register for workshops held at the CareerCenter. The CareerCenter, located at 5 Mollison Way in Lewiston, is open 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. More information is available on the CareerCenter website, www.mainecareercenter.com. Like the Lewiston CareerCenter on Facebook, www.facebook.com/pages/Lewiston-CareerCenter/137045791777. Maine veterans receive priority of service in all CareerCenter programs.

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

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