If you are a job seeker 55 years old and up...
... and looking for employment, this program may be the one for you.
Let us introduce you to the Senior Community Service Employment Program, known as SCSEP*
What is SCSEP?
SCSEP is a federally funded, community service and work-based job training program for those 55 years old and up. It is our mission to help foster individual economic self-sufficiency and promote useful opportunities in community service assignments. Through the SCSEP, Operation ABLE guides committed participants towards their Path to Employment.
County-specific flyers can be found below.
Am I Eligible?
Eligibility requirements include:
- Age 55 and UP
- Desire to learn/refresh job skills as a Path to Employment
- Eligible to work in the United States
Still not sure if you qualify? Contact the SCSEP office nearest you to learn more. COVID restrictions may prohibit in-person sessions. You are urged to call the office first.
ABLE Can Help
Operation ABLE's SCSEP participants work an average of 20 hours per week; paid a stipend and are employed in a wide variety of community service activities. In addition, one receives job search assistance and guidance towards a more permanent job. Through ABLE's dedicated SCSEP staff, participants build confidence, and get what they need to compete in today’s job market.
* This Senior Community Service Employment Program is funded by the US Department of Labor as an award totaling $5,958,297 including a MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs sub-grant. Grants are matched with $595,829 nonfederal support.
Operation ABLE SCSEP is an equal opportunity program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities, Video relay calls are welcome.
View our SCSEP On Demand Information Session Below
Operation ABLE 55 and UP (SCSEP) Service Areas Below
This program is for unemployed job seekers 55 and Up who are committed to finding a job. Service areas in Massachusetts include Essex, Middlesex, Suffolk, Norfolk, and Worcester Counties. Service Areas in New Hampshire are Carroll, Cheshire, Coos, Grafton, Hillsborough, Rockingham, Strafford, and Sullivan Counties.
*PLEASE READ* Workshops and Info Sessions NOW HELD REMOTELY until we can all safely meet on site. For more information, contact the individual Regional Manager for your area, found below.
SCSEP Suffolk County, MA
Angel Miranda, Regional Manager
98 North Washington Street, Suite 200,
Boston, MA 02114
eMail: [email protected]
Monday through Friday
Hours of operation: 9:00am - 5:00pm
All services are presently delivered virtually until further notice.
SCSEP Suffolk and South Middlesex County, MA
SCSEP Norfolk, Metro West & Worcester Counties, MA
SCSEP Essex and North Middlesex County, MA
NEW HAMPSHIRE ABLE SCSEP Management Team
SCSEP NEW HAMPSHIRE - All NH Counties except Belknap and Merrimack
SCSEP NEW HAMPSHIRE - NH North Country SCSEP Satellite Office
SCSEP NEW HAMPSHIRE - Hillsborough and Rockingham Counties
ABLE SCSEP Information Sessions & Workshops hosted at MassHire
MassHire Boston Career Center
ABLE SCSEP Information Session and Mature Worker workshop – “Coping with Age Barriers-Using Age to Your Advantage” are combined workshops conducted at the same session. Workshop is held every other month. Session is approximately 1 hour in duration. Click here for calendar.
MassHire Downtown Boston Career Center
ABLE SCSEP Information Session and Mature Worker workshop – “Coping with Age Barriers-Using Age to Your Advantage” are combined workshops conducted at the same session. Workshop is held every other month. Session is approximately 2 hours in duration. Click here for calendar.