Welcome to the Portland Jobs Alliance Employment Program

Welcome to the Portland Jobs Alliance Employment Program

Welcome to the Portland Jobs Alliance!

Welcome to the Portland Jobs Alliance! We are a partnership of community education and employment practitioners utilizing a comprehensive approach to prepare skilled immigrants and refugees, single parents, and people with low to moderate incomes to successfully find and keep quality jobs while meeting the growing employment needs of Portland-area businesses.

If you are an employer seeking qualified individuals for an array of positions, we want to help. Contact us at info@portlandjobsalliance.org or via phone at (207) 882-5136. The Portland Job Alliance offers free services to help with your staffing needs.

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Sew American: New Mainers help power American Roots, a Portland textile start-up

Sew American: New Mainers help power American Roots, a Portland textile start-up

Posted Jun 26, 2017

Thread, bobbin, sewing machine. Besides learning English in their new homeland, they've had to master the lexicon and skills for their work at Portland textile start-up. Dressed in colorful Middle Eastern and African garb, they sew quietly at their machines, occasionally chatting to each other in En ...read more

Local Handcrafted Jewelry with a Global Connection

Local Handcrafted Jewelry with a Global Connection

Posted Jun 26, 2017

Sharon Herrick’s story is one of passions converging: passion for beauty, and passion for social change. Illuminated Me by Sharon Herrick is a Portland, Maine-based handcrafted jewelry business that sources materials locally, designs and crafts each piece by hand, and employs people who have arriv ...read more

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