Become a SCSEP Host Agency for Workers 55 and Up

Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)
Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a federally funded, work-based job training program for those 55 years old and up. It is our mission to help foster individual economic self-sufficiency through job training and employment. Through SCSEP, Operation ABLE guides and supports job trainees toward their Path to Employment.

As a provider for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), we place qualified workers in subsidized positions at non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations and government agencies.

Host Agency Responsibilities

We match the skills, experience, and needs of participant job seekers with your staffing needs and your mission. The employer is required to help the participant grow their skills and capabilities that can be used when the participant transitions out of the program into a permanent position.

Host Agency Benefits:

  • Motivated employee for up to 20 hours per week.
  • No cost to Employer Host Agency
  • Non-Profit organizations and government agencies eligible for Host Agency status.
  • SCSEP participant job seekers live within your community.

Participant Support and Training

SCSEP job seekers will be paid for training in their own community for up to 20 hours a week, gain new skills and work experience that lead to permanent employment.

Advantages to Employers

  • Part-time staff member for up to 20 hours per week.
  • Address staffing needs at no cost to your agency.
  • Operation ABLE manages all payroll.
  • Many of our job seeker participants are hired by the employer host agency as permanent employees.

BECOME A HOST AGENCY - LEARN MORE TODAY

Any 501(c)(3) or Government Agency Can Qualify as a Host Agency

Contact Tarnya Jones-Jenkins, SCSEP Project Coordinator, 617.542.4180 tjones-jenkins@operationable.net to learn more.

Click here for Operation ABLE's SCSEP coverage locations.

* The Senior Community Service Employment Program is a U.S. Department of Labor equal opportunity employer/program administered by Operation ABLE and the Executive Office of Elder Affairs. SCSEP Participants must meet Federal low-income guidelines. They will be paid for training in their own community for up to 20 hours a week, get help searching for a job, and gain new work experience, which can lead to unsubsidized employment.

Operation ABLE is compliant with P.L. 116-94, Division A, Title V 505.

Pictured above right: Meg Barhite (L), with SCSEP Participant Paul Farber (Center) and Boston Money Management Program Manager, David Ross.