Employment & Enrichment

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Whether you want to find employment, a great volunteer role or enrichment opportunities –  Montgomery  County has lots of options and resources.



Employment and Job Search Support:

  • WorkSource Montgomery American Job Centers provide a variety of employment and support resources to assist job seekers. Call 301-929-6880 (Wheaton) or 240-406-5485 (Germantown).
  • jca logo Senior Community Service Employment Program - The JCA Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) provides on-the-job training for low-income men and women age 55 and older who live in Montgomery and Frederick counties, Maryland. Trainees receive minimum wage while working at charities and government agencies to build their skills and resumes while delivering valuable community service. Call 240-395-0918.
  • 50+ Employment Expo - Thousands of mid-life and older jobseekers network with area employers and community resource organizations, get a free resume review and learn new job-search skills. Watch for news about the next annual 50+ Expo on the Jewish Council for the Aging's website at www.AccessJCA.org/senior-employment. There is no charge to attend and no pre-registration is necessary for job seekers.
  • Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) offers career resources. Visit online or call240-777-0035.
  • The Career Gateway - The JCA Career Gateway! program includes intensive training, take-home materials, a long-term mentor and individual attention for computer-savvy jobseekers age 50 or older, for a modest fee. Call 301-255-4215 or visit online .
  • Legacy Leadership Institute on Public Policy - Sponsored by University of Maryland, connects residents 50 and older who are interested in seeking new careers or have an interest in learning about Maryland legislative operations.
  • Older Workers are Here to Stay - This online guidebook by JCA and Washington Jewish Week provides tips and techniques for landing a job.