Volume 52, Number 4

ten pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, January 22, 2015

UCHRA Senior community service employment program

Are you 55+ years of age and interested in job training and employment? The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency’s (UCHRA) Senior Community Service Employ-ment Program (SCSEP) provides meaningful part-time paid work experience in community services. In addition, the purpose of the program is to provide opportunities to obtain meaningful unsubsidized jobs in private industry or the public sector.
To be eligible for this program, a person must be 55 years of age or older and meet the eligibility guidelines. Training sites for work experience are developed in non-profit organizations or government offices. Examples of training sites include, but are not limited to the following: schools, hospitals, senior citizen centers, literacy instruction, nutrition programs, daycare centers, etc.
Individuals participating in this program are eligible to receive the following benefits: annual physical examination, job-related counseling, job training, earned wages, unsubsidized jobs, meaningful employment, and other benefits. As you can see, SCSEP can be of great value to eligible individuals.
If you or someone you know might be interested in participating in this program, please call 931-528-1127 and ask for the Senior Community Service Employment Program. The UCHRA is an equal opportunity employer and the SCSEP is funded in part by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

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