Goodwill's Coastal Career Network Presents: Maine's Hospitality Industry

Written by on June 16th, 2011 @ 1:15 pm

Brunswick – The Coastal Career Network will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, June 21, from 1 to 3 pm at the Goodwill Workforce Solutions Center – located at Southern New Hampshire University, 10 Tibbetts Drive, in Brunswick (next to Walmart).

This month’s topic focuses on Maine’s hospitality industry – what growth is happening within the hospitality industry in the Midcoast region. The public is invited to listen, learn and ask questions from hospitality industry experts about the job opportunities that are available and current expansion projects in Maine. The presentation will highlight the skills required to work in the hospitality industry, local training opportunities that are available and the current and anticipated job openings.

Confirmed presenters include the Hampton Inn (Bath) and Comfort Inn (Brunswick).

Pre-registration is required.  For more information or to sign up, please call Goodwill Workforce Solutions at (207) 373-4000.

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About The Coastal Career Network
The Coastal Career Network is a networking and resource group for unemployed and under-employed individuals, as well as employers seeking employees.  The goal of this group is to provide support, resources and networking opportunities.  The group is organized and facilitated by: Goodwill Workforce Solutions and Women Work & Community, local workforce development agencies.

 

Ken Christian Senior Director, Communications
Goodwill Administrative Office
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About Goodwill Industries of Northern New England

Goodwill Industries of Northern New England has a 10-year goal of being instrumental in moving 10,000 households out of poverty in our territory of Maine, New Hampshire and northern Vermont.

We not only create training opportunities and jobs within Goodwill, our Workforce Services helps local businesses build their own workforce. As an employer of nearly 2,000 people and a social service provider, we have a unique perspective that can help other employers find and keep reliable employees.

Goodwill Neurorehabilitation Services in Portland, Maine and Lewiston, Maine offers comprehensive brain injury services and treatment options for people with acquired brain injuries. At Goodwill Neurorehabilitation Services, comprehensive, community-based therapies are provided to assist individuals with cognitive, emotional and physical needs – so lives can get back on track after a brain injury.

Recycled Cycles, a Goodwill NNE service in New Hampshire, is a partnership with the Central New Hampshire Bicycling Coalition to create job training opportunities repairing and maintaining bicycles. Program participants also benefit through individualized training and mentoring. Recycled Cycles is focused on increasing community awareness about the health, environmental and cost benefits to transportational cycling.

Goodwill Industries of Northern New England operates 23 residential homes across Maine for people with diverse challenges – acquired brain injury, intellectual disability or other barrier to independence that requires continuous support from Goodwill staff.

Our services are funded by revenue from retail and recycling operations, grants, fees, and philanthropic gifts.  Please visit www.goodwillnne.org for more information.

Updated 7 months ago by Kimberly Curry