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Older Workers Services

Older Workers

The Workforce Development Partnership partners with Generations Area Agency on AgingGenerations Area Agency on Aging works with and through community organizations to administer a wide range of local services for adults 60 years of age in Clinton, Muscatine and Scott Counties in Iowa.

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

 

Older Workers

The Workforce Development Partnership also 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, or part-time employment.

Experience Works

In addition to assisting people 55 years of age or older in obtaining employment, Experience Works assists people in this age 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/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 9, call (563) 445-3200.

 

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