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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.

 

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Registration Unavailable

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

$1,500

with Barbara Seura

Calendar Feb 27, 2018 at 8 am, runs for 13 weeks

Ellsworth Adult Education offers a Certified Nursing Assistant course meeting the State requirement of 180 hours (110 hours of classroom/lab and 70 hours of clinical experience) and, if needed, six hours of CPR instruction. Clinicals are held at area healthcare facilities. Upon successful completion of this course, passing the State CNA exam and successful acceptance to the State Registry, you will be a state-certified CNA. Attendance at a CNA Information Session is recommended as part of the application process.

Please contact Ellsworth Adult Education at 207.664.7110 to begin the registration process for this class. Attendance at a CNA Information Session is recommended as part of the application process.

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.

Heartsaver™ Adult First Aid CPR AED

$49

with Ernest West

Calendar May 4, 2018 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

A classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrive. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies.  This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid, CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. Ernie has been teaching CPR/First Aid courses for more than 20 years as well as outdoor recreation safety courses for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Makeup class (if needed) 05/11/18.

 

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





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