WILTON — For those looking to make a change in careers or get a new job, the Wilton CareerCenter will offer programs for job-seekers in April. All workshops and events are held at the CareerCenter unless otherwise noted.

To register for sessions held at the CareerCenter, call 645-5800. All CareerCenter services are free of charge.

Vocational Rehabilitation Orientation — 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 7. For people with disabilities who are considering vocational rehabilitation services. Registration is not required.

Employer Expectation — 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, April 13. Workshop includes: creating a great resume; preparing for an interview; and preparing for a new job. Individual follow-ups may occur for resume critique as requested. Facilitated by Barclaycard US, it is a workshop for people applying for all types of jobs. Slots are limited; please call 645-5800 to RSVP.

Essentials of College Planning for Adults — 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 14. Covers the basic steps for successful college enrollment. Learn about college and trade schools, entrance requirements, readiness and transitional issues of adult students, admissions procedures and financial aid. Review a typical admissions application, request admissions materials and financial aid information from prospective colleges and complete the financial aid form. To register, call 1-800-281-3703. Bring last year’s income tax forms to the appointment.

O*Net Ability Profiler — call if interested. O*Net is a career exploration tool that helps individuals plan work livelihoods using a paper and pencil format with optional apparatus parts and computerized scoring. Results can be used to identify strengths for which more training/education is needed and to identify occupations that fit an individual’s strengths. Requires five or more participants to run.

The Small Business Administration will offer three workshops: Starting Your Own Small Business, Access to Capital and Federal and State Resources for Small Business. Most are two hours long. For more information, call Bill Card at 207-622-8555.

Call 207-645-5800 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711) for additional information and to register for workshops held at the CareerCenter. The CareerCenter, 865 U.S. Rt. 2E, Wilton, is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. More information is available on the CareerCenter website, www.mainecareercenter.com .

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


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