The first step toward a major career change is self-exploration. This can lead to enlivening new information about what you can offer employers and what your most important preferences are as an employee.
NVME has an opening for an AmeriCorps VISTA College Access and Success Coordinator, a paid, full-time service year opportunity to build capacity to fight poverty in the greater Bangor community. The College Access and Success Coordinator provides support and resources to increase access to and retention in higher education for low-income people of all ages. The coordinator connects adult learners with financial literacy programs and other services on campus and …
This year, the biggest lesson has been that, though one person can’t change the world, it’s not always about the big picture. Sometimes the best thing we can do is help our neighbor and, more importantly, to listen. It’s not always easy to make that shift in perspective, but it’s crucial if we want to keep fighting.
Two Maine business owners who created a digital presence through the NVME tuition-free Empower by GoDaddy course were case studies in a recently released report by AEO and Empower by GoDaddy.
This was a year of adaptation and innovation. NVME moved quickly during the pandemic to offer our career, business, and financial education and advising virtually statewide. We also adapted training to address changing workforce, business, and financial realities and to build resilience for achieving success. Below is a visual flipbook of New Ventures Maine’s 2021 Annual Report. For a text-only accessible version, click here: Accessible Version of 2021 Annual Report.
New Ventures Maine has hired Abigail Schaefer to the position of CA$H Maine Project Coordinator for the 2022 tax season.
New Ventures Maine’s workforce specialists are passionate about helping people manage career transitions. Suzanne Senechal-Jandreau has been teaching classes and working individually with participants discovering new job pathways for 24 years.
Registration is open for free, 90-minute virtual sessions designed for women to explore high-wage careers within the construction trades. Connecting Women to Construction Trades will be offered on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 online; participants can choose a daytime or evening session.
As Gilda Nardone moves into retirement and Janet Smith begins guiding New Ventures Maine staff and programs day-to-day, they share perspectives on the new year, traits to keep handy in 2022, mentorship, and new year’s resolutions.
Gilda Nardone has been named the 2021 recipient of the Merle Nelson Women Making A Difference Award by New Ventures Maine (NVME).