Maine's Community Colleges and several non profit organizations have come together to provide free training for Mainers who live in rural areas that will allow them to engage in remote job opportunities.

According to Mainebiz, the "Remote Work for ME" project is set to begin classes in January of next year with a goal of connecting 700 Mainers in the program.

With over a million dollars in funding already, the course loads are being developed with 6-9 month courses that will assist people who live in rural ares to learn such skills as medical transcription, IT focused support, financial services and even a certificate course for supervisors.

These programs are truly a "hand up" as there will be no tuition and there will be funding available for such things as computers, internet connectivity and other necessities to complete the course work as needed by students.

Reach out to your local community college for additional information on this great program.

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