CareerCenter lists January programs


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.

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, Like the Lewiston CareerCenter on Facebook, 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.