LEWISTON — The Lewiston CareerCenter is offering no-cost programs throughout February to help job seekers improve skills and get back into the workforce.

Workshops and events are held at the CareerCenter, 5 Mollison Way, Lewiston unless otherwise noted. To register for sessions held at the CareerCenter, call 753-9005. To learn more, like the Lewiston CareerCenter on Facebook, www.facebook.com/pages/Lewiston-CareerCenter/137045791777. Maine Veterans receive priority of service in all CareerCenter programs.

GATEway to Employment — Offered from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 19. Registration required.

Job Search Tips for People with a Criminal History — From 9 to 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 6.

Career Decision-Making, a two-part workshop — Offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 9 and 13, and again on Feb. 23 and 27. Registration required.

Mock Job Interviews — From 1 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 10.


Resumes and Interview Skills, Part I — From 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12, at the CareerCenter. Registration required. Also offered from 2 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25, at the Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St., Auburn; call 753-9066 to register.

Professionals Moving Ahead! Skills, Skills, Skills — From 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Feb. 19.

Job Search Skills — From 2 to 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 23. Registration required.

New Mainers Workshop: Completing Paper and Online Job Applications — From 9 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26. This workshop will be offered in Somali. If you would like/need this information in another language, please let us know.

Maintaining Self-Confidence — From 10 a.m. to noon, on Monday, Feb. 23. Register with Laurie at 753-6612

Orientation for People with Disabilities — From 2 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25. Registration not required.


Jeremy Hiltz, Addiction Specialist — From 9 to 10:30 a.m., every Friday morning. No registration required.

Training Orientation — An overview of training programs at the CareerCenter. Call 753-9005 for meeting schedule and to register. Those those who live in the South Paris area, call 743-7763 ext. 1 for information on the South Paris CareerCenter orientation dates/times.

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

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 753-9005 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711) for additional information. The CareerCenter is open 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. More information is available on the CareerCenter website, www.mainecareercenter.com.

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

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