Upper Shore American Job Center, Chestertown Office

From agency: Maryland Department of Labor
Resource Details
Alternate Name Kent County Career Center
Description OVERVIEW: Provides a variety of employment training and support resources to assist individuals in achieving their employment goals and encourage life long learning.

1) APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM: Free, statewide information on local apprenticeship programs is available.

2) 24-HOUR JOB SERVICE HOTLINE: Provides regional information on a wide range of available jobs throughout the state.

3) MARYLAND WORKFORCE EXCHANGE: Multimedia computerized system of self-application and information on job training and labor market information.

4) EVALUATION AND ASSISTANCE: Job seekers are interviewed to determine skill levels and work experience. If necessary, tests such as typing are given. In addition, tips on resume writing, interview techniques and completing job applications are offered. Qualified applicants may be referred to training programs.

5) VETERANS SERVICES: Assists in finding employment and training opportunities. They are provided with vocational guidance, referral to supportive services and case management services to veterans with significant barriers to employment.

6) INTERNET: Provides job seekers access to the Internet.

7) DISABILITY NAVIGATOR: Assists job services with disabilities to navigate the various programs. Call the center for more information.

8) WORKSHOP: Provides a variety of workshops held monthly. An early intervention workshop assist the emotional concerns of unemployment and helps individuals get re-energized. Individuals receive information on creating resumes and cover letters and successful interviewing skills.
Defined coverage areas:
Maryland - Kent County
Maryland - Queen Annes County
Hours of operation:
Mon: 8AM 4PM
Fri: 8AM 4PM
Eligibility Persons, ages 16 and older.
Languages Offered Accommodations possible-other languages with advance notice of one work day.
Program Fees None.
Application Process Call or walk-in.
Documents Required Call for information.
Normal Wait Times Varies.
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Maryland Department of Labor, Unemployment Insurance Division
Anne Arundel County Career Center, Linthicum Heights, Job Seeker Services
Anne Arundel County One-Stop Career Center, Linthicum Heights, Veterans Services
Maryland Department of Labor, Employment Standards
Maryland Department of Labor, Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Program
Maryland Department of Labor, Safety Inspection
Maryland Department of Labor, Work Permits for Minors
Maryland Department of Labor, Prevailing Wage Program
Columbia Workforce Center, Howard County, Job Search Resources
Columbia Workforce Center, Howard County, Case Management
Maryland Workforce Exchange, Virtual One-Stop Career Center
Maryland Workforce Exchange, Veterans Programs
Maryland Department of Labor, Apprenticeship Information
Maryland Department of Labor, Evaluation and Assistance
Division of Workforce Development, Westminster, Evaluation and Assistance
Division of Workforce Development, Westminster, Veterans Program
Division of Workforce Development, Employment Information for Individuals with Disabilities
Maryland Department of Labor, Commission of Financial Regulation
Maryland Department of Labor, Occupational and Professional Licensing Boards
Maryland Department of Labor, Racing Commission
Maryland Department of Labor, Unemployment Insurance Division, COVID-19
Maryland Department of Labor, Office of Small Business Regulatory Assistance (OSBRA)
Caroline County One Stop Career Center, Veteran's Services
Talbot County Career Center, Veteran's Services
Cecil County One Stop Career Center, Veteran's Services
Lower Shore American Job Center, Veteran's Services

Contact Information
Fax Number 410-778-3527
Main 410-778-3525
Queen Anne's County Residents 410-778-1998
Main Email Address chestertown@dllr.state.md.us
Main Contact Name LeAnne Marvel
Main Contact Title Front Desk
Main Contact Phone 410-758-1998
Main Contact Email Address lmarvel@dllr.state.md.us
Director or Senior Administrator Name Ashley Jones
Director or Senior Administrator Title Supervisor
Director or Senior Administrator Phone 410-758-1998
Director or Senior Administrator Email Address ajones@dllr.state.md.us
Sites offering this Program 118A South Lynchberg Street