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Older Workers Services

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The Workforce Development Partnership partners with Elderbridge Agency on Aging and Experience Works to provide additional services to men and women 55 years of age or older who are seeking full-time, part-time or temporary employment.

Elderbridge Agency on Aging

Job seekers between the ages of 45 -55 may also be eligible.

Services include:

  • Job search assistance
  • Referrals to job openings
  • Job coaching
  • Referrals to educational institutions
  • Other supportive services

Experience Works

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


Ardelle Staver, Field Operations Coordinator
P.O. Box 93
Aurelia, Iowa 51005
Phone: (712) 434-2351

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