Category: Employment

Technical Education

Northeast Technical Institute in Scarborough offers technical training and it’s possible that people can get financial help from the Maine Department of Labor.

Becoming a Child Care Provider

Several people have asked how to become a childcare provider or how to help someone do so. Here are some thoughts on that topic. Go through the process to become a “legal unlicensed childcare” provider via the Augusta… Read More

Resume Writing

Resume help – call Amelia Lyons at 207-615-4876 (volunteer career counselor).


Southern Maine Workers’ Center (SMWC) Hotline 207-358-9211 The hotline often forwards legal questions to appropriate law firms that represent employees, depending on the issues raised. Also, the SMWC is working to establish a once a week, free employment… Read More

Employment Links

Websites Craigslist Goodwill Indeed Jobs in Maine Competitive Skills Scholarship Program Maine Job Bank Monster Southern Maine Help Wanted Specifically for New Mainers New Mainers Resource Center

Work Authorization

Renewing a Work Authorization Card Individuals can apply for a waiver of the $410 fee for renewing a work authorization permit. Send the waiver along with the application for the card (at least 120 days before the old… Read More

Career Centers & Placement Help

Career Centers Greater Portland Career Center 151 Jetport Blvd. 207-822-3300 Job fairs are held at the Career Center on the first Wednesday of every month. They offer workshops on college planning, interviewing, and resume-writing skills. Also, check out… Read More