Senior

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Community

 Service

Employment

Program

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What is the Senior Employment Program?

A program to provide meaningful part-time paid work experience in community services.

Why is this help available? 

To provide opportunities to obtain meaningful unsubsidized jobs in private industry or the public sector.

Who can apply?

Participants must be 55 years or older and must meet low-income guidelines.

How can I apply?

Call 507-376-4195 or 1-800-658-2444 for more information or an appointment to apply.

TYPES OF COMMUNITY SERVICES

  • Schools
  • Hospitals
  • Senior Citizen Centers
  • Nutrition Programs
  • Beautification Projects
  • Conservation Projects
  • Churches
  • Day Care Centers
  • Many other opportunities

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TRANSITION SERVICES

  • Development of new skills and talents toward alternate career opportunities
  • Enhanced work experience through exposure to various jobs during enrollment
  • Efforts to transfer enrollees into private sector jobs after training 




PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES
2017-2018 Maximum Income for Senior
Community Service Employment Program
(SCSEP)

125% of Poverty 
Guidelines
Size of Family
Annual Income
1
$15,075

2

$20,300

3

$25,525

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The Senior Community Service Employment Program for Older Americans is operated by the U.S. Department of Labor and by local project grantees. Funds are provided by the Older Americans Act and is 100% federally funded.

In our six county area of Cottonwood, Jackson, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, and Rock, the grantee is:

 

SOUTHWESTERN MN OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL (SMOC)

1106 3rd Ave     PO Box 787

Worthington, MN 56187

507-376-4195 or 1-800-658-2444

Fax 507-376-3636

ENROLLEE BENEFITS
~  Annual physical examination
~  Personal counseling
~  Job-related counseling
~  Job-training in coordination with
     other federal employment and
     training programs
~  Unsubsidized jobs
~  Meaningful employment
~  Many other benefits