LEWISTON — The Lewiston CareerCenter continues its no-cost workshop programs for job-seekers and those considering training to upgrade their skills and increase their employability.

CareerCenters can assist businesses by offering workshops on location, at local businesses or other organizations at no cost. All workshops are at the Lewiston CareerCenter, 5 Mollison Way, Lewiston, unless otherwise noted.

Job Fair with 20+ Employers — Monday, March 5, 10 a.m. to noon. Employers are hiring and will be on hand to talk with job-seekers. Be prepared with a resume and to have an “interview-like” conversation.

Introduction to Self-Employment Workshop — Thursday, March 8, 10 a.m. to noon. The class covers the pros and cons of owning a business, the elements of a business plan, and the many resources available to help with success. Facilitated by Bill Card. Register at 207-753-9005.

Training Orientation — Tuesdays, March 13, 1 to 3 p.m., and March 27, 9 to 11 a.m. An overview of training programs at the CareerCenter, eligibility requirements, and information on accessing services. This is for people interested in pursuing training and education. Register at 207-753-9005.

Résumé Basics and Build a Resume Workshop — Friday, March 16, 10 a.m. to noon. Learn the basics of resume writing. Computers will be available to compose a draft resume with staff assistance. Bring work history profile from Maine JobLink. Must be able to type a resume. Register at 207-753-9005.

New Mainers Workshop — Thursday, March 22, 9 to 11 a.m. How to complete paper and online job applications. Somali interpreter will be on hand, if other language interpreters are needed, request by March 9. Register at 207-753-9005.

Orientation for People with Disabilities — Wednesday, March 28, 2 to 3 p.m. For people with disabilities who are considering vocational rehabilitation services. Service providers are also welcome to attend. Registration not required.

Essentials of College Planning for Adults — By appointment. Learn about college and trade schools, entrance requirements, readiness and transitional issues of adult students, admissions procedures and financial aid. Register by calling 1-800-281-3703. Bring last year’s income tax forms to the appointment.

The Lewiston CareerCenter is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday and can be reached at 207-753-9005 (TTY users should dial Maine Relay 711). Find more information at  http://www.mainecareercenter.gov.

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


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