Workforce Training Resources

Canal Street in small Western Maine town.Maine Career Centers

in Rumford and South Paris assist businesses in finding workers and training them.  Employers may list job openings at no cost.


Rumford Career Center
60 Lowell Street

South Paris Career Center
4 Western Avenue

Workshops and Other Educational Opportunities

Below are providers of training opportunities and resource partners that list workshops, conferences, seminars and other training opportunities on a variety of business topics that can help businesses start, grow and prosper in Oxford County.

Adult Education Centers


Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce

Central Maine Community College Corporate and Community Services

Fryeburg Business Association

Greater Bridgton Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce

Maine Procurement Technical Assistance Center

Maine Tourism Association

Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce

River Valley Chamber of Commerce

Small Business Development Centers

University of Maine at Augusta, Business Administration Program

Welcome ME online customer service training

White Mountains Community College

New Ventures Maine

Women’s Business Center at Coastal Enterprises Inc.

DVD Lending Libraries

have been created at each of the chambers of commerce that serve the Oxford County business community and the Fryeburg Business Association. These lending libraries provide DVDs to any business and organization in Oxford County at no charge. Businesses do not have to be a member of a chamber or other business organization to borrow a DVD. Below are the DVDs that are available and a link to the trailer for each video.

Customer Service DVDs

Customer Service From the Heart

Customer Service Strategies that Work

Would You Do Business With You?

World Class Restaurant Service

Diversity/Stereotypes DVD

Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts