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Lifelong Learning

How to Write a Great Resume

Free

with Diane Ross

Calendar Next session starts Aug 1, 2019
1 additional session on Mar 2, 2020

Whether you have never written a résumé, or just need to update one, this course will teach you the best ways to present your experience, skills and career goals. In this challenging employment market, your résumé must reflect your skills in ways that will ensure that you will be contacted for an interview. Sign up here and Diane will contact you to set up a time to meet.

Individualized Career Counseling

Free

with Diane Ross

Calendar Next session starts Aug 1, 2019
1 additional session on Mar 2, 2020

Looking for guidance in order to find your path to a career? Planning a career change? Diane can help! Sign up here and Diane will contact you to set up a meeting.

CCA111: WOWI® Career Assessment and Counseling

Free

with Lynn Sheehan

Calendar Next session starts Sep 3, 2019

What do you want to be when you grow up? The WOWI® (World of Work Inventory) Career Assessment is the answer to all your questions! WOWI® takes into account your skills, interests, and work style. After you take the assessment, a trained WOWI® professional will interpret the results with you. You will then meet one-on-one and find out what job(s) you are best suited for. Together we will Assess, Explore and Plan your future! When you register, Lynn will contact you to schedule your test.  Rolling admission.

PLEASE NOTE: This service is kept free for you due to the generosity of a grant through the Department of Education. All you need to do is to complete a brief survey and it’s free. If you’d rather not answer a survey for the DOE, the assessment is $75.

Cosmetology Career Exploration Track

Free

with Soni Reese

Calendar Next session starts Sep 3, 2019

Have you ever thought about a job / career in hair styling, skin care, or professional make-up? Did you know that it takes a year or less to train for such jobs/careers? This track will help you learn about job opportunities and career-planning related to cosmetology; provide you with the basic reading, writing, math, presentation, critical thinking, problem-solving, interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as technology/computer skills needed to enter and succeed in such jobs/careers; and begin the process of applying to classes or training programs related to hair styling, barbering, skin care, and professional make-up.

Culinary Industry Career Exploration Track

Free

with Soni Reese

Calendar Next session starts Sep 3, 2019

Did you know that the food service industry is among those industries that are expected to gain the largest number of jobs in Mainebetween 2016 and 2026? This track will help you learn about job opportunities and career-planning related to the food service industry; improve basic math, reading, writing, speaking/presentation, critical thinking, problem-solving, interpersonal and organizational skills, and technology/computer skills needed to enter and succeed in such jobs/careers; and begin the process of applying to jobs, college classes or programs related to the food service/restaurant industry.

When you register, Soni will contact you to schedule your registration meeting, assessment, and goal setting meeting.  Rolling admission.

ELL111: Career English- Beginner

Free
Calendar Next session starts Sep 10, 2019 at 10:30 am

English language learners who can add this class to English for Life if they want to further improve their vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, fluency, listening, speaking, and reading skills in real world situations.  You can choose from the following topics:

Reading, writing, and communication skills for college or the workplace

Computer skills (basic computer skills, internet, email, word, excel)

Resume-writing, job search/applications

Citizenship Test prep

Making Change
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Making Change

Free

with Lynn Sheehan

Calendar Next session starts Sep 10, 2019 at 5 pm

Tuesday is a great day for making change! A support group for people ages 13 and up committed to or considering making a change with their substance use. It’s free, confidential, and there is no sign up. Just show up at the York Public Library. Free pizza too! Making Change is not treatment or therapy. Making Change is a one hour, weekly support group that encourages honesty, promotes self-awareness, and inspires positive change. This training is sponsored by a partnership between YACE and Choose to be Healthy Coalition of York Hospital. Pizza donated by Anthony’s, York House of Pizza, and Ruby’s. Thank you for your support! Location: York Public Library

CCA112: Technology Testing

Free

with Soni Reese

Calendar Next session starts Sep 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm

This comprehensive assessment will let you know if you have the computer skills needed to be successful in school, work and at home. After testing, if you need to improve your skills, we can help you design a learning plan, either with a class or with personalized online lessons you can do from your own home! When you register, Lisa will contact you to schedule your test.  Rolling admission.





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