NVME is hiring two full-time microenterprise specialists–one in Bangor and one in Presque Isle–to join our team!
On Our Mind
Elaine Thomas Will Guide NVME Microenterprise Development Program
New Ventures Maine has hired Elaine Thomas as Microenterprise Development Program Manager. In addition to guiding the statewide program team, Elaine will teach and work directly with entrepreneurs in Southern Maine as a small business advisor.
Advice for Changing Jobs
New Ventures Maine workforce specialists offer guidance on four areas of self-care to help class participants take care of themselves during the process of changing jobs, making it a positive process.
Staff Spotlight: Alicia LaFosse
New Ventures Maine has hired Alicia LaFosse of Bath as a microenterprise specialist who will advise existing and new small business owners in planning, developing management tools, and practicing entrepreneurial skills. She will be based at the UMA Lewiston-Auburn Center.
2022 Annual Report
An executive leadership transition—the first for New Ventures Maine since its inception—was an historic and significant moment this year. As we continued to provide services for participants through the shifting circumstances of the pandemic, we renewed focus on NVME systems and staffing to make a bigger impact for underserved populations and those most affected by the pandemic.
New Program Manager Will Guide Microenterprise Development Work
NVME is hiring a microenterprise development program manager to guide our small business development work statewide.
Staff Spotlight: Rebecca Lux Soc
New Ventures Maine recently hired Rebecca Lux Soc as administrative specialist, based in the Augusta office. Rebecca supports staff across the organization, responds to participant inquiries, and assists with data collection, reporting, bookkeeping and many other tasks that help the office run smoothly.
NVME is hiring two business advisors to help Maine entrepreneurs launch small businesses
New Ventures Maine has an immediate opening for two full-time Small Business Advisors to join the microenterprise team.
CASH Maine Turns 20
Now in its 20th year, CA$H Maine is comprised of 50 non- and for-profit partners working together to help empower Maine individuals and families to achieve long-term financial stability.
NVME Welcomes Chloe Daikh, College Access & Success Coordinator
We are excited to welcome Chloe Daikh to New Ventures Maine! Chloe started a full-time service year as AmeriCorps VISTA College Access and Success Coordinator for the Augusta area on August 1st.