As of July 1, 2016
the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is being administered by Department of Labor
. For more information please go directly to the DLLR webpage at https://www.labor.maryland.gov/employment/scsep.shtml
or contact Josephine Cabi, Program Manager, 410-767- 2160 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Senior Community Service Employment Program is a community service and work-based job training program for older Americans. Authorized by the Older Americans Act, the program provides training for low-income, unemployed seniors. Participants also have access to employment assistance through American Job Centers.
SCSEP participants gain work experience in a variety of community service activities at non-profit and public facilities, including schools, hospitals, day-care centers, and senior centers. The program provides over 40 million community service hours to public and non-profit agencies, allowing them to enhance and provide needed services. Participants work an average of 20 hours a week, and are paid the highest of federal, state or local minimum wage. This training serves as a bridge to unsubsidized employment opportunities for participants.