Senior Community Service Employment Program

Goodwill proudly participates in the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), a national employment and training program funded by the U.S. Department of Labor. A $20,971,372 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor provided 90 percent of the funding for Goodwill’s SCSEP programs in the program year 2018. Goodwills provided the remaining 10 percent through in-kind contributions worth $2,330,152.44. See for funding details.

Marion Goodwill Industries, Inc. received a subaward of $316,132 and is contributing in-kind contributions valued at $36,644 to cover the remaining 11.59 percent of operational costs.

Providing Opportunities to Older Workers

Marion Goodwill helps seniors find work, develop new skills and build their financial security by taking advantage of the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP). SCSEP is an on-the-job training and employment program designed to help older Americans update their jobs skills, build work experience and confidence, and continue to have economic stability and well-being.

How Does the Program Work?

SCSEP 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. The program provides over 40 million community service hours to public and non-profit agencies, allowing them to enhance and provide needed services. This training serves as a bridge to unsubsidized employment opportunities for participants.

Do You Qualify?

Local seniors may qualify for this program if they are 55 or older, unemployed, motivated to find employment, lack skills and/or education and fall into a low income bracket.

Get in Touch

If you or someone you know may qualify for this program, please contact us at:
419-757-4402 or
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