Experience Works seeking applications for senior program

REED CITY — The Experience Works Senior Community Service Employment Program will be accepting applications from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 18, at Osceola County Michigan Works, 195 N. Michigan Ave. in Shelby. Program applicants must be age 55 or older, unemployed, live in Osceola County, and have income of $14,588 per year or less for a family of one ($19,663 for family of two). For more information call (989) 773-1932.

Sponsored by the nonprofit organization Experience Works, SCSEP is available at no cost to people who meet eligibility criteria. The program provides paid community service assignments at local public and non-profit organizations, training, referral to needed services, and job search assistance. With updated skills, participants use their community service training as a springboard to permanent jobs with local employers.

For more information about Experience Works, visit experienceworks.org.