SENIOR EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING
ATTENTION SENIORS! NKCAC's Senior Employment Program is seeking participants for its training program. If you are 55 and older and unemployed, this may be the opporutnity for you to get valuable job experience and training. Minimum wage during training at local nonprofit and government offices. Job leads and placement assistance provided. Call 859 581-6607 for information or download, complete and return an application.
The Senior Community Service Employment Project (SCSEP) offers qualified persons a "stepping stone" back into the work force. To qualify for the program a person must be at least fifty-five (55) years old, a resident of Northern Kentucky, and meet federal low-income guidelines.
Positions with SCSEP are intended to provide the recent work experience and on-the-job training needed compete in today’s job market. Participants typically spend some time learning basic computer skills, resume-writing and job-search techniques before being assigned to a government or non-profit agency for their on-the-job training experience. NKCAC partners with a variety of organizations throughout Northern Kentucky to develop meaningful work experience placements for participants. This partnership helps the trainee while helping the organization extend its scarce resources.
Participants work in training positions for 20 hours per week at minimum wage while they update their job skills, get job experience, and learn new skills. Trainees benefit from assessment, counseling and referrals to other local agencies for additional services. Staff provide job search assistance as participant gain the skills, contacts and experience they will need to be successful in the job market.
For more information about training opportunities through the Senior Employment Program call 859 581-6607 or email.
For more information about SCSEP, call 859.581.6607 or 1-800- 783-6607.