Whether it is for money or self-fulfillment working in retirement is on the rise throughout the nation. There are many options for the mature skilled worker
Work Search Center In Yonkers
In collaboration with the AARP Foundation WorkSearch, The Volunteer Center, Westchester Community College and Family Services of Westchester opened in June of 2009 a job assessment center for mature adults in the Cross County Shopping Center in Yonkers.
The site can help you:
Access online training programs to develop skills!
Link to job openings in your area!
Determine if you have the right skills for your job choice!
Create an action plan to help meet your training and job goals!
The Yonkers center joins WorkSearch sites around the country that are helping mature adults pursue their employment goals and develop the skills necessary for today’s workplace. At these centers job seekers are linked with Information Navigators who lead them through the WorkSearch process. Check out the website www.aarpworksearch.org to learn more.
To be eligible to participate in this FREE program, individuals must be 40 and older.
For more information or to register for an appointment participants are asked to register in advance by calling Family Services of Westchester at 914-708-7520
The WorkSearch center in Yonkers will be open from Monday through Thursday-1PM to 5PM. The site is located a 6 Xavier Drive, 5th Floor (Above Bank of America)
Funded by the Helen Benedict Foundation.
SCORE provides free, confidential business counseling tailored to meet the needs of small business.
Women’s Enterprise Development Center
Additional sources of information on employment and working in retirement