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Older Workers

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The Workforce Development Partnership partners with Experience Works (formerly known as Green Thumb)  to provide additional services to men and women 55 years of age or older who are seeking full-time, part-time or temporary employment.

Experience Works

In addition to assisting people 55 years of age or older in obtaining employment, Green Thumb assists people in this age range in obtaining training to enhance their employability.  Green Thumb also offers incentive contracts to employers hiring clients.  There are no fees to clients for Experience Works/Green Thumb services.

Services include:

  • Payment of Tuition for Classes at Educational Institutions and Private Vendor Training
  • Wages Paid to Participants While Attending Classes
  • Community Service On-The-Job Training Assignments - Client Paid Wages
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Referrals to Job Openings
  • Reimbursement to Employers for Wages Paid Clients for Up To 3 Months
  • Job Coaching
  • Referrals to Educational Institutions
  • Other Supportive Services

For assistance and more information in Region 10, call (319) 365-7559.


 

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