If you have questions or would like to request more information, please reach out to Celeste Gilreath, Director of Senior Programs
What is SCSEP?
The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a community service and work-based job training program designed to help unemployed, low-income, older Americans. The program is designed to give seniors hands-on job training with an end-goal of securing a more permanent job opportunity.
What are the requirements?
- Participants must be:
- 55 years old or older
- Living on a family income of no more than 125% of the federal poverty level
What are the benefits?
- 20 weekly hours of paid training based on the federal minimum wage rate of pay.
- Opportunities to be placed in clerical, receptionist, food service, maintenance, child or adult care, and other positions.
- All training assignments will be at non-profit or government agencies.
What if I don't live in Forsyth County?
The Winston-Salem Urban League oversees SCSEP participants in the following 14 counties:
Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Mecklenburg, Mitchell, Stokes, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes, Yadkin, and Yancey