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Worksource montgomeryWorkSource Montgomery believes older workers provide a vital component of our economy and our workforce. American Job Center staff can assist older workers in their job searches and in identifying other resources to help them.

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Jewish Council for the Aging Services

The Jewish Council for the Aging (JCA) can assist eligible older workers through their older worker programs, and brings these services to the Wheaton Job Center.

JCA operates the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP). SCSEP provides paid, on-the-job training for low-income men and women age 55 and older who live in Montgomery County. The organization also runs an annual 50+ Employment Expo, six SeniorTech Computer Training Centers, and The Career Gateway — an intensive job-search training program for computer-savvy job-seekers age “50 or better.”

To find out when staff from JCA are at the Wheaton Job Center, visit the partners page.
JCA can be contacted directly at 301-255-4200.

 

Entrepreneurship

Do you want to work for yourself? Read the AARP toolkit for self-employment over 50.
Montgomery County is committed to the older worker and citizen. Read about the county goals and recommendations from the 2015 Summit on Aging.

Investing in Older Workers: National Institutes of Health

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