Recruitment fair will focus on older worker opportunities

BALDWIN — The Experience Works Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) will be accepting applications from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 31 at Lake County Workforce Service Center - Michigan Works, located at 5252 M-37 in Baldwin.

Program applicants must be age 55 or older, unemployed, live in Lake County and have incomes of $14,363 per year or less for a family of one ($19,388 for family of two).

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 the application, contact (989) 773-1932. For more information about Experience Works, visit