Title V Employment
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 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