Senior Community Service Employment Program - SCSEP

The Changing Workforce

 

Over the next decade, the number of Americans age 55 and older will increase by nearly 30% and they will be working well beyond the traditional retirement age.  Employers who adapt now to take advantage of the benefits of hiring older workers will have an edge on the competition!

Participant

 

Qualifications:

Age 55 or older

Unemployed

Resident of Alabama

Income limits

Family Size   Level Income

  1                    $14,713

  2                    $19,913

  3                    $25,113

  4                    $30,313

  5                    $35,513

  6                    $40,713

  7                    $45,913

  8                    $51,113

For each additional   person add: $5,200

 

Benefits:

The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a community service and work-based job training program for older Americans. Authorized by the Older Americans Act, the program provides training for low-income, unemployed seniors. Participants also have access to employment assistance through American Job Centers.

 

SCSEP participants gain work experience in a variety of community service activities at non-profit and public facilities, including schools, hospitals, day-care centers, and senior centers. Participants train an average of 20 hours a week.  This training serves as a bridge to unsubsidized employment opportunities for participants.

 

How to apply:

Contact your local Area Agency on Aging (AAA) and Aging Disability Resource Center (ADRC) at 1-800-AGE-LINE (1-800-243-5463).

 

 

Employer

 

Qualifications:

a willingness to hire a senior employee.

 

Benefits:

no placement fees

trained pool of candidates

no training expenses

 

How to apply:

Contact your local Area Agency on Aging (AAA) and Aging Disability Resource Center (ADRC) at 1-800-AGE-LINE (1-800-243-5463).

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