Workforce Development


CareerCenter On-The-Job Training Program

This program reimburses an employer for up to 50% of an employee’s wages for up to twelve 40-hour weeks (480 hours), defraying the costs associated in training a new employee until the individual is performing at a higher capacity. This program is eligible for previously unemployed workers; employers should contact the CareerCenter prior to actually making the hire if they wish to participate in this program. The CareerCenter can also prepare potential candidates with related classroom training prior to hire. Read more about the CareerCenter On-The-Job Training Program.

Maine Quality Centers

This program provides customized workforce training grants for Maine employers seeking to locate or expand their operations in Maine or who are interested in providing training to their incumbent workers. Training programs are coordinated and delivered through Maine’s seven community colleges. Read more about the Maine Quality Centers.