Senior Community Service Employment Program

SCSEP is currently accepting waiting list applications. Click here to apply.

How does the SCSEP Program Work?

The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) enrolls qualified older workers in part-time training positions and assigns them to public or 501(c)3 non-profit organizations in the local community.

The purpose of the SCSEP is to offer a “stepping stone” back into the workforce. It is a transitional program; positions are not intended to be permanent, all assignments are temporary.


Participant training wages and other costs are paid by A4TD through funding from Title V (SCSEP) of the Older Americans Act, administered by the US Department of Labor. There is no cost to an organization for hosting an SCSEP participant.

A4TD host training sites are expected to provide the participant with meaningful job skills training. They are also expected to encourage and help participants in their job search efforts. Note: Host sites that can commit to hiring a participant upon successful completion of their training will be given priority. SCSEP participants undergo an assessment, testing, and additional skills training while on the program. Every effort is made to match the participant and host training site as closely as possible.


Program participants are required to attend periodic training classes and/or workshops to help increase their skills.

Participants may be trained in one of 4 high demand areas: food service, retail, customer service, and healthcare.

This workforce solution was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. The solution was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, expressed or implied, with respect to such information.

If you are interested in participating in SCSEP, call 1-800-439-3307 x24 or contact us online.

To apply now, click here!

USDOL/ETA funded this workforce solution and makes no guarantees, warranties or assurances with respect to such information.