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.
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Service Year Position Will Help to Build Capacity to Fight Poverty in Greater Bangor Community
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 …
Helping Our Neighbors
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.
AEO, Empower by GoDaddy Report Highlights Case Studies of Two Maine Businesses Working with NVME
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.
2021 Annual Report
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.
Abigail Schaefer Joins NVME Staff
New Ventures Maine has hired Abigail Schaefer to the position of CA$H Maine Project Coordinator for the 2022 tax season.
Helping People Through Career Changes for Over Two Decades
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.
Career Exploration Sessions Connect Women to Construction Trades
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.
Perspectives For the New Year: Janet Smith and Gilda Nardone Take On New Leadership Roles
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 Receives 2021 Merle Nelson Women Making A Difference Award
Gilda Nardone has been named the 2021 recipient of the Merle Nelson Women Making A Difference Award by New Ventures Maine (NVME).