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50+ Employment Connection
Assists mature workers in preparing for and securing meaningful employment. This program works with employees to create awareness of the value of mature workers. Recruiting and referrals find well qualified mature applicants who meet the workforce needs of employers. Click here for more information.
The program includes:
- Older Worker Resource Center in Santa Fe furnished and equipped with computers, tables, chairs, and a sitting area with a library of resources for older workers and employers.
- Job clubs in Santa Fe and Albuquerque.
- Staff provides personal assistance to job seekers, including resume preparation, employment counseling, interview techniques, and other topics.
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Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)
Is a federally funded program that enrolls trainees who are paid minimum wage for twenty hours per week. These trainees are placed in not-for-profit or governmental organizations, known as host agencies. Host agencies work with their assigned trainees to prepare them for transition into unsubsidized employment. Enrollees’ income must be 125% of poverty or lower; they must be at least 55 years old, unemployed and residents of New Mexico. Please call us at 1-866-451-2901 for more information.
New Mexico Senior Employment Program
Operates similarly to the SCSEP but is a state-funded program. Our department may grant waivers of income, hours, salary, and training requirements. Please call us at 1-866-451-2901 for more information.