NVME is hiring a microenterprise development program manager to guide our small business development work statewide.
On Our Mind
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.
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.
Making a Career Leap
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.
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 …