Educating about careers in Maine
Helpful Resources in Our Community
JMG partners with public education and private businesses to offer results-driven solutions to ensure all Maine students graduate, attain post-secondary credentials and pursue meaningful careers. With programs in Maine’s public middle and high schools, and community colleges and university system, JMG is helping students reach their fullest potential. JMG serves thousands of students in communities throughout all of Maine’s 16 counties.
Live and Work in Maine
Live and Work in Maine is an initiative designed to increase awareness about the great career opportunities that exist in Maine, and promote the world-class quality of life Mainers enjoy. Our mission is to show the world that in Maine, you can have it all when it comes to quality of life and quality of career. http://www.liveandworkinmaine.com/
Maine Department of Labor
The Maine Department of Labor is committed to serving Maine workers and businesses:
- Helping employers recruit and train a talented workforce;
- Providing workers with the skills they need to be competitive in the economy;
- Assisting individuals when jobs are lost;
- Ensuring safe and fair workplaces for people on the job; and
- Researching and analyzing employment data to support job growth
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, also known as “VR,” is a Department of Labor program that helps people who have disabilities to get and keep a job. VR helps people who have physical, mental, or emotional disabilities.
The Maine Employment Resource
The Maine CareerCenter provides a variety of employment and training services at no charge for Maine workers and businesses. Whether you are looking to improve your job qualifications, explore a different profession, find a new career or hire an employee, the CareerCenter can help. http://www.mainecareercenter.com/
Maine Community College System
The mission of the Maine Community College System is to provide associate degree, diploma and certificate programs directed at the educational, occupational and technical needs of the State’s citizens and the workforce needs of the State’s employers. The primary goals of the System are to create an educated, skilled and adaptable labor force which is responsive to the changing needs of the economy of the State and to promote local, regional and statewide economic development.
Community Finacial Literacy
Founded in 2008, Community Financial Literacy (CFL) is a growing 501(c)(3) non-profit based in Portland, Maine. CFL offers financial services, including financial literacy courses, one-on-one financial counseling and coaching, Individual Development Account (IDA), counseling for higher education, small business support, and partnering with other organizations in the area of workforce development. Our services are open to all refugees, immigrants, asylees, and low-income individuals in Greater Portland and Lewiston/Auburn, Maine.