Senior Employment Program

Sponsor/Parent Agency:Jamaica Service Program For Older Adults
Address:92-47 165th St. Jamaica NY 11433
Telephone(s): 718-657-6500 - Ext. 1764
World Wide Web: http://www.jspoa.org/Services/OverFiftyFive.html


The Senior Community Service Employment Program is a federally-sponsored employment and training program targeted to low-income older adults who want to enter or re-enter the workforce. Applicants must be unemployed, 55 years of age or older and low income.

The program offers eligible participants paid 20 hour weekly on the job training assignments in public and non-profit organizations. The goal of the program is to help participants find unsubsidized employment and achieve self-sufficiency.


Mon - Fri, 9.am - 5 pm.

Eligibility Requirements:

Queens residents at least 55 years of age with annual income equal to or less than 125% of the federal poverty guideline are eligible. Must be considered placeable in non-subsidized employment at some point in the future.

Admission Requirements/Documents:

Proof of age and documents that establish both identity and employment eligibility.

Services Offered:Job Search / PlacementJob TrainingPre-job GuidanceSenior Community Service Employment Programs
Target Groups(By Need):Low-IncomeOlder Adults