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Acadia National Park Jobs Workshop (Evening)

Free

with Heather Cooney

Calendar Jan 30, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Each year Acadia National Park offers many exciting work opportunities. This workshop will familiarize individuals with the process of applying for positions at Acadia National Park and other Federal Government organizations and agencies. They will learn how to navigate the USAJOBS website to search for jobs, create a profile, build a resume, and apply for positions. They will also learn the language used to describe seasonal, temporary, and permanent positions and eligibility to compete. Highlighted jobs at Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island and the Schoodic Peninsula offer many exciting employment opportunities each year through the summer season. Seasonal employees in the Maintenance Division support the park in diverse ways. They maintain the paved roads and carriage roads, maintain and rehabilitate 156 miles of trails, clean, maintain and repair all buildings and facilities, run an automotive repair shop, and respond to equipment and utility service calls throughout the park. The Maintenance Division is always looking for new people to bring their skills and enthusiasm to the program. Join us for one of these informational meetings about when and how to apply for these exciting opportunities.

 

Acadia National Park Jobs Workshop (Saturday)

Free

with Heather Cooney

Calendar Feb 3, 2018 at 9 am

Each year Acadia National Park offers many exciting work opportunities. This workshop will familiarize individuals with the process of applying for positions at Acadia National Park and other Federal Government organizations and agencies. They will learn how to navigate the USAJOBS website to search for jobs, create a profile, build a resume, and apply for positions. They will also learn the language used to describe seasonal, temporary, and permanent positions and eligibility to compete. Highlighted jobs at Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island and the Schoodic Peninsula offer many exciting employment opportunities each year through the summer season. Seasonal employees in the Maintenance Division support the park in diverse ways. They maintain the paved roads and carriage roads, maintain and rehabilitate 156 miles of trails, clean, maintain and repair all buildings and facilities, run an automotive repair shop, and respond to equipment and utility service calls throughout the park. The Maintenance Division is always looking for new people to bring their skills and enthusiasm to the program. Join us for one of these informational meetings about when and how to apply for these exciting opportunities.

 

Career Advising
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Career Advising

Free

with Ann Sargent

Calendar Jan 1, 2018

Many people thinking about a change in their lives don’t know where to start.  Veteran career advisor Annie Sargent will share available resources, identify opportunities and assist you in taking concrete steps toward achieving your goals.  Services include academic, employment and technology assessments; producing a resume; preparing for a job interview, and much more.  These individualized sessions will provide you with the support you need to navigate your new life ahead in a sensitive, confidential and informal environment.   

Registration for this class is not available online.  Please contact us at adultedinfo@ellsworthschools.org or by telephone at 207.664.7110.

 

Customer Service: Making the Best First Impression

$35

with Ann Sargent

Calendar Mar 9, 2018 at 8:30 am, runs for 4 weeks
Offering consistent, friendly customer service is a key to repeat business and customer loyalty. A big step toward improving customer service is getting your employees to look at their jobs through the eyes of their customers. Ellsworth Adult Education and the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce is offering an opportunity for businesses and individuals to enhance their customer service. Trainers will be area employers with focus on quality customer service. Each session will have handouts that can be added to the student’s personal growth file or shared with others in their workplace. A certificate of completion will be awarded to those who successfully complete all four sessions. Makeup class (if needed) 04/06/18.

Microsoft Office 2013 Excel

$66

with Alison Schwamkrug

Calendar Feb 9, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks

Excel is a fantastic tool that can be used for anything from creating a shopping list to creating a budget. This course will cover navigating the ribbon and tool bar; entering, editing, copying, and pasting data; formatting the spreadsheet’s cells and numbers, and adding and deleting columns and rows. Next, learn how to freeze and lock columns and rows; create equations to add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers, and create a mock budget. More advanced topics, including integration with Word, will be geared toward students’ needs. Alison is a certified math instructor and brings 15 years of retail management experience to her teaching. Makeup class (if needed) 03/02/18.

Microsoft Word or equivalent knowledge (see description for MS Word).

Microsoft Office 2013 Word

$66

with Alison Schwamkrug

Calendar May 4, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks

This course will review the skills needed to create basic Word documents and the different ways that you can utilize the program. This course will cover navigating the ribbon and tool bar; understanding page layout, fonts, and formatting; how to copy, cut and paste information; understanding how to utilize basic shortcuts; set alignments; create tables in the document; export Word into a different format such as PDF; insert and edit text boxes, shapes, and pictures to create a flyer. Alison is a certified math instructor and brings 15 years of retail management experience to her teaching.

Basic Computer Skills

Microsoft Office 2013 Word - Advanced

$66

with Alison Schwamkrug

Calendar May 18, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks

This course is designed for people who have limited experience with Word but want to advance their knowledge and skills. We will cover advanced formatting features, inserting text boxes, photos and tables, using smart art and styles, reviewing, and working with long documents. Alison is a certified math instructor and brings 15 years of retail management experience to her teaching.

Microsoft Word or equivalent knowledge (see description for MS Word).

School and Career Success
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School and Career Success

Free

with Ann Sargent

Calendar Jan 9, 2018

This course is designed to give adult learners the opportunity to build a tool kit for learning success.  Students will learn skills to become confident learners, manage time and stress, improve memory and establish successful test preparation strategies. If you’re planning on continuing your education, you’ll research options and complete financial aid forms.  If you’re seeking work, you’ll do a job search, write a resume, fill out job applications, and prepare for interviews.  Whether you are continuing your education or want to get organized to find and keep rewarding work, this workshop might be for you.  Ongoing enrollment.

Registration for this class is not available online.  Please contact us at adultedinfo@ellsworthschools.org or by telephone at 207.664.7110.





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