AUGUSTA — New Ventures Maine plans to offer tuition-free online workshops and classes for December and January.

The sessions are designed to help people in Maine start a business, build a career and manage money. The full class schedule, growing with new class offerings for January, is accessible at

December and January:

• Job Search Series: Thursdays, Dec. 2 to 16, 10-11 a.m.
Ready for a new job or a career change? Join for one, two, or all three of these workshops.
Dec. 2: Job Search Strategies, Dec. 9: Resume Strategies, Dec. 16: Interview Strategies

• Matched Savings Information Session: Monday, Dec. 6, 4-5 p.m.
Learn about matched savings programs such as the Rainy Day Savings and Family Development Account programs. They can help people save for a goal by matching their savings with additional funds. Find out how the programs work, check on eligibility, and ask questions.

• Making Career Choices: Tuesday, Dec. 7, 10-11 a.m.
Ready for a career change but don’t know where to start? This workshop will help point people in the right direction.

January 2022 Preview • Adding New Classes Daily

• My Next Career Move: access online as of Jan. 5; work at one’s own pace
People can take charge of their career and create an action plan to achieve success.

• My Money Works: Tuesdays, Jan. 11 and Feb. 8, 6:30-7:30 p.m,
Make a plan to achieve greater financial stability.

• Building Confidence: Wednesdays, Jan. 12 and 26, 10-11:30 a.m.
Learn concrete tools to help you build one’s confidence and keep it strong.

Visit or call 800-442-2092 for more information and to sign up.

New Ventures Maine is a statewide education and economic development program administered through UMA/University of Maine System. The mission of NVME is to help Maine people succeed in the changing economy and achieve economic security for themselves and their families.

NVME achieves its mission by providing training and individual coaching in planning careers, starting businesses, managing money and building assets, and developing leaders.

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