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Experience Works

Agency: Experience Works
Service Description:

Experience Works provides training, employment assistance, and local community service assignments for low-income seniors under the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP). Participants are placed at eligible host agencies (primarily at faith-based and community organizations) for which they gain applicable work experience and are paid minimum wage for an average of 20 hours per week.

A host agency is either a private nonprofit organization (other than a political party) that is tax exempt under section 501(c) (3), or a public agency operated by a unit of government.

Fees:

None

Eligibility:

To be eligible for this service, clients must:

- Be 55 years of age or older, and a resident of the state where he or she is enrolled in the SCSEP program
- Have an annual family income no more than 125% of the established federal poverty income guidelines
- Be eligible to work in the United States
- Be currently unemployed

Enrollment priority is given to:

- Veterans and qualified spouses
- Individuals over 65
- Individuals with a disability
- Individuals with low literacy skills or limited English proficiency
- Those who reside in rural areas
- Those who are homeless or at risk for homelessness
- Individuals who have low employment prospects
- Individuals unable to find employment through the American Job Center system

Application Instructions:

Please call for more information and to apply.

Last Update: January 12, 2018

Mapit
Address:

4401 Wilson Blvd

Arlington, VA 22203

Web Address:

http://www.experienceworks.org

Areas Served:

NJ: Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem Counties Southeastern PA: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties Many other counties throughout the United States are served. Please visit the website for complete information.

Business Hours:

Please call for information.

Telephones: types, numbers and hours
Type Number Details
Main Phone (877) 314-7383 New Jersey/Pennsylvania Office
Alternate Phone (866) 397-9757 National Office
Fax (570) 644-1848 New Jersey/Pennsylvania Office Fax

Email: steve_weeks@experienceworks.org

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