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Department of Aging Encourages Older Ohioans to Find Opportunities in the Modern Workforce through Upcoming Online Job Trainings


Ohioans age 55 and older will soon have the opportunity to obtain job training, designed to empower older adults to find opportunities in the modern workforce, through the Ohio Department of Aging’s (ODA) Senior Community Service Employment Program Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP).

Beginning on October 12 and continuing over the next four months, ODA SCSEP provider Vantage Aging will host a series of online workshops for older Ohioans who are looking to re-enter the workforce.

Upcoming workshops will cover the following topics:

  • Resume Writing Tips for Older Adults – October 12 (Registration)
  • Developing a Winning Mindset – November 9 (Registration)
  • Job Search Strategies for Older Workers – December 14 (Registration)
  • Seniors, Computers, and Cybersecurity – January 11 (Registration)

“Older workers are a valuable asset to Ohio’s workforce,” said ODA Director Ursel J. McElroy. “They bring skills and years of experience to the workplace, have a strong work ethic, and they are likely to find work enjoyable and fulfilling. We are proud to support these upcoming job seeker workshops and encourage participation among older Ohioans looking for new and exciting opportunities to put their talents to use.”

During Active Aging Week (October 2-8), ODA is encouraging older Ohioans to participate in activities that contribute to their quality of life and well-being. For many Ohioans, this can include re-entering the workforce. Working helps people stay active and engaged, provides social interactions, and offers opportunities to try new things.

SCSEP is a paid community service and work-based job training program for Ohioans 55 and older who are unemployed. Learn more about the program on ODA’s SCSEP webpage.

To learn more about the upcoming job workshops or view other upcoming events through Vantage Aging, visit

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