The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)

Assisting those Individuals 55 and older

Our Purpose

Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a community service and work-based training program for older workers. Authorized by the Older Americans Act, the program provides subsidized, service-based training for low-income persons 55 or older who are unemployed and have limited employment prospects.

Older workers are placed at non-profit host agencies. The older worker must commit to working 19 hours per week, earning the State of Michigan minimum wage of $8.90/hr, set to increase to $9.25/hr on Janurary 1st, 2018, and participate in job search activities.

Our Services

For Job Seekers

Employment readiness training program for individuals 55 and older, who are low income and are looking to get back in the labor force. Resume writing assistance. Career Preparedness service. Serving Macomb, Monroe, Oakland and St. Clair Counties

  • Part Time Work Based Training
  • Job Related Counseling
  • Must be 55 and Older
  • Career Assessments
  • Supportive Services Available
  • Individual Employment Plan (IEP)

FOR EMPLOYERS/BUSINESSES

Become a host agency and you will be providing the SCSEP participant with an opportunity to experience personal growth while acquiring new skills and new job opportunities. The goal of the program is to strengthen eligible applicant’s job skills and prepare them to move into unsubsidized employment.

SCSEP Career Planners will seek your input to determine training opportunities available at your agency and will work with you to develop and identify the responsibilities for these training positions and match participants to your agency.

Federal regulations require that all SCSEP host agencies be either 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organizations or public agencies.

 

Our Locations

We serve Macomb, Oakland and St. Clair County residents

Contact or Visit One of Our Career Centers Today

Info@macomb-stclairworks.org

5F3B3512-19A9-4155-BC72-4B4E1AFF21A6

(586) 469-5819

Our Staff

Teresa Brittentine

586-783-8710
teresa@macomb-stclairworks.org

Justine Schoneman

586-783-8710
jschoneman@macomb-stclairworks.org

Download the SCSEP Handbook

SCSEP is funded by a grant from the US Department of Labor and the
US Department of Labor is not responsible for the content of this website.