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Senior Community Service Employment Program

Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)

Easter Seals New York SCSEP assists mature workers re-enter the workforce through job training and internship placements.

SCSEP provides up to 1,300 hours per year of part-time, paid training positions in community service assignments.  It also provides job training and related educational opportunities, which will lead to placement in permanent jobs. SCSEP is funded under Title V of the Older Americans Act. The goal of the Easter Seals SCSEP is to provide participants with the training and supportive services necessary to attain their employment goals and obtain permanent employment.  The Easter Seals SCSEP is a transition program, a bridge linking a senior worker to an improved life and economic independence.

SCSEP offers participants:
- Up to 20 hours a week of part-time, paid training positions in community service assignments.
- Job training and related educational opportunities.
- Opportunities for placement into permanent jobs

In order to participate in Easter Seals SCSEP individual must be unemployed, 55 and over, have income at or below the 125% Federal Poverty line (no more than $15,175/year for a single individual), and be ready and willing to work.

Job Training and Employment Services at SCSEP

Senior Unemployment Facts

Learn the Facts About SCSEP

To Hire an Older Worker or to Re-enter the workforce, please call (212) 943-4364.

Easter Seals New York
Senior Community Service Employment Program

210 East 43rd Street
New York, NY 10017
T (212) 943-4364
F (212) 943-4635

Director of Vocational Services/Workforce Development: Robert Lambert

Learn more about SCSEP and read a success story here!


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