Title V Employment

Location

2024 Third Ave.
Seattle, WA 98121
United States

Hours

No Hours Available.

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Paid work experience for seniors who want to re-enter the workforce through temporary positions at community-based organizations, plus employment-focused case management.

Title V Employment helps older King County residents gain work experience through paid internships with local organizations. On-the-job training helps workers learn in-demand skills that will increase their employability and chances of finding a permanent position when the internship ends.  

Services provided by employment specialists include: 

  • Career counseling and job coaching 
  • Supportive services and transportation assistance 
  • Employer engagement and outreach 
  • Training resources, including computer classes 
  • Resume writing and online job search services 
  • Monthly job-search workshops and job clubs 
  • Job leads and networking assistance 
  • Resource referral 

Title V participants are placed in part-time positions (16 hours per week, on average) at local nonprofit and public service agencies. They receive on-the-job training to learn in-demand job skills in a number of different employment sectors.  

Title V Employment helps nonprofit and government agencies meet their human resource needs with dependable workers. In exchange, these agencies provide real-world job experience and training to help participants market themselves to employers.  

Eligibility & Enrollment

Eligibility requirements for Title V Employment are:

  • Lives in Seattle or King County 
  • 55-years or older 
  • Currently unemployed 
  • Qualify as low income, per federal guidelines
  • Experiencing challenges entering the workforce

Services Offered

Job Training

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