Age 55 or older;
Legally eligible to work in the United States;
Living in a household with income no more than 125 percent of the federal poverty level.
Special attention given to those who are any of the following:
Age 65 or older;
Have a disability;
Have limited English proficiency or low literacy skills;
Reside in a rural area;
Have low employment prospects;
Are homeless or at risk of homelessness
SCSEP participants are paid minimum wage while they gain marketable job skills working part-time in non-profit and public organizations, including senior centers, schools, and libraries. Participants benefit by building confidence, learning new skills, providing paid training, providing in-demand work experience, providing added income.
55 or older
A non-profit organization that provides civic engagement and employment training opportunities for adults over the age of 55 and low-income workers who wish to re-enter the workforce. For more information, visit the SCSEP website.
Pledge for Life Partnership Initiative
1 Stuart Drive
Kankakee, IL 60901