Employment Services

What is provided:

  • One-on-one support to unemployed/displaced workers, including provision of information and referrals
  • Individual and group instruction on job-search skills, including resume writing, on-line job applications, job-seeking strategies, and preparation for job fairs and interviews.

Locations/contact info:

  • KVCAP Waterville office, located at 97 Water Street – call 859-1547 or 1-800-542-8227 Ext. 1547 to schedule an appointment.
  • KVCAP Skowhegan office, located at 28 Research Drive – call Dana Hamilton at 859-2545 or 1-800-542-8227 to schedule an appointment.

Job Fair Tips:

  • Dress professionally
  • Have up to date copies of resume and business cards
  • Research companies that you are interested in
  • Be prepared to give a 30-60 second summary of your qualifications/skills
  • Collect business cards from employers you make contact with and send them “thank you” notes within 48-72 hours after fair.

Ken-Som Transition Team

Serving Kennebec and Somerset Counties

Role of the Team:

  • Serves as a provider of information, resources and support to people who have been laid off from work.
  • Works closely with Maine Department of Labor’s Rapid Response Team to provide informational workshops and other resources based upon the needs of the workers.
  • Assists in the coordination of area job fairs.
  • Updates members about job lay-offs in the service area as well as other events, trends and activities that affect job seekers and their families.

Members Include Representatives from:

  • Senator Susan Collins’s Office
  • State and Federal Agencies such as Department of Labor
  • Area Municipal offices
  • Educational/post-secondary institutions
  • Health and Social Service agencies
  • Workforce Development and Training organizations