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Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)

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AgeGuide Northeastern IL Area Agency on Aging

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Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)

SCSEP is a community service and work-based job training program for adults 55 and better. The program provides training for low-income, unemployed seniors. Eligible participants also have access to employment assistance through American Job Centers. Participants work an average of 20 hours a week, and are paid minimum wage, this program can be used as a supplement to Social Security income or as an opportunity for socialization. Participants gain work experience in a variety of community service activities at non-profit and public facilities, including schools, hospitals, day-care centers, and senior centers. Participants are connected with career coaches in their area to find local job placement.

Please contact our office at 630-293-5990

Due to COVID restrictions participants are not going to job placements but program is still accepting new intakes.

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About AgeGuide Northeastern IL Area Agency on Aging

Location:

1910 S. Highland Ave., Suite 100, Ste.100, Lombard, IL 60148, US

Mission Statement

We Strive to make aging easier through the development and promotion of a network of services for older persons designed to optimize the quality of their lives. Our most cherished belief is that all older persons should be respected for their individual value, dignity and contributions to society and that their autonomy and privacy must be protected.

Description

At AgeGuide, we empower older adults to remain independent, connected and to age well. We do that through our advocacy and coordination of life changing resources such as meals, transportation, caregiver and family support. These meaningful services optimize quality of life and offer peace of mind.

AgeGuide serves 8 counties: Kankakee, Grundy, Will, Kane Mchenry, Lake and DuPage Counties. We fund the following programs with State and Federal funds to support aging programs:

1. Information and Assistance-what services, programs and benefits are available and how to obtain them.

2. Community Dining Centers: Over 50 sites across the region to provide hot, nutritious meals to seniors.

3. Counseling services

4. Family Caregiver Support Programs

5. Meals on Wheels or Home delivered meals Mon.-Fri. to those unable to leave their homes.

6. Legal Services

7. Transportation

8. Long Term Care Ombudsman services

9. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

10. Elder Abuse Intervention

11. Home Repair

12. Senior Medicare Patrol-To educate seniors about Medicare fraud

Employment
People with Disabilities
Seniors

WHEN

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WHERE

In Will, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, KankakeeKendall, Lake, McHenry Counties.Any city within our 8 county service area, IL 60148

(41.87255,-88.00206)
 

SKILLS

  • Data Entry
  • Office Reception
  • Office Management
  • Public Advocacy
  • Administrative Support

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 55
  • 20 hours a week.

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