May 18 Rumford Area Job and Resource Fair hosts more than 20 Employers Bookmark and Share

May 16, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 16, 2017

Contact: Leon Ouiment, 207-373-4016

Media Contact: Julie Rabinowitz, Department of Labor, 207-621-5009

RUMFORD—The Wilton CareerCenter is sponsoring a Rumford area Job and Resources Fair on Thursday, May 18, from 9 a.m. to noon at American Legion Post 24, 184 Congress Street in Rumford. More than 20 employers will be recruiting and qualified employees. Job seekers are encouraged to dress appropriately, bring a current resume and be prepared to interview.

“Professional career consultants and business services representatives help connect job seekers and employers throughout Maine CareerCenters,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “They offer many job search services and training programs to help Maine citizens gain skills our employers need in this improved economic climate. I encourage those looking for a job and those looking for workers to connect with their closest CareerCenter.”

Participating employers include:

  • Arcadia New England
  • Better Choice Home Care
  • Bonney Staffing
  • Bruce A. Manzer
  • Cianbro
  • Dunkin' Donuts
  • Genesis Health Care
  • Home Care for Maine
  • Hope Association
  • Irving Forest Products
  • LEAP, Inc.
  • Maine Army National Guard
  • Manpower
  • Mardens
  • Nestle Waters
  • North Country Associates
  • People Ready
  • Perry Transport
  • Seniors Plus
  • Sunday River Resort
  • TD Bank
  • U.S. Postal Service
  • U.S. Border Patrol
  • Walmart
  • YMCA Lewiston/Auburn

The Job and Resource fair is presented by Western Maine Community Action, Central Western Maine Workforce Development Board, Wilton CareerCenter and Disability Employment Initiative. People with disabilities are encouraged to attend. This program is sponsored in part by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. For more information, call the WMCA South Paris CareerCenter at 743-7763 ext 1. TTY users call Maine Relay 711.

CareerCenters, part of the Maine Department of Labor, offer a variety of services to help people find employment or upgrade skills. Each center provides several public-access computer workstations with Microsoft Office software, resume writing and cover letter software, Internet access and O’Net software for skills assessment. All CareerCenter services are free of charge.

The Wilton Career, located at 865 US Route 2E, is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 645-2093 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711). More information is available on the CareerCenter website, http://www.mainecareercenter.gov .

Maine CareerCenters are an equal opportunity provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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