Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)
SCSEP provides unemployed, low-income individuals who are 55 years and older and who have poor employment prospects with the opportunity to engage in training through part-time community service assignments. Through these assignments, participants will be able to develop skills and experiences which they may be able to utilize to transition into unsubsidized employment.
SCSEP Benefits to Older Workers
As an eligible SCSEP participant, you will receive a variety of benefits that will help you transition into your new job. Some of these benefits includes:
Acquire new job skills – Update your existing job skills – Gain self-confidence – Learn workplace systems and procedures
– Improve on your resume – Provide community service
Eligible individuals for the SCSEP program must meet the following required minimum requirements.
1) Age 55 years and older
2) Low income (Family income does not exceed 125% of Federal Poverty Guidelines)
4) Resident of Area of Services
Enrollment priorities are given to those eligible individuals that follow these additional guidelines:
1) Veterans and qualified spouses
2) 65 years or older
3) Persons that are :
– Disabled – Limited English proficiency – Low literacy – Rural residents – Low Employment Prospects
– Unable to find employment through WIOA – Homeless or risk of homelessness