SCSEP for Seniors - Senior Community Service Employment Program at Oak Meadows Ranch, Wildomar, CA
Blue Pearl Project at Oak Meadows Ranch is a proud participate of The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) that aids unemployed low income individuals, 55 years and older in re-entering the workforce by providing subsized community service training assignments with non-profit and government agencies to gain experience. These partner agencies assist the participates with meaningful training opportunities to update and/or develop job skills needed to obtain unsubsidized employment.
Since July 2003, SER National, funded by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), has operated the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) focusing on the training and employment needs of the mature worker. SER serves over 3,500 participants in 8 states each year. SER SCSEP is administered locally in the following states: California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Rhode Island, Texas, and Wisconsin.
Participants in the SER SCSEP come from all walks of life, have diverse work experiences and possess various levels of education. SER partners with local non-profit organizations (host agencies) to provide participants with training opportunities to update their skills. SER SCSEP has been successful in placing individuals in full and part-time jobs which benefit them economically and socially.
SCSEP is a community service and work based training program for older workers. Authorized by the Older Americans Act, the program provides subsidized, service-based training for low-income persons 55 or older who are unemployed and have poor employment prospects.