The Division and three national non-profit organizations administer
the Senior Community Service Employment Program
(SCSEP) in North Carolina. Federally funded under Title V of the Older
Americans Act, SCSEP seeks to place people aged 55 and older, who
are economically disadvantaged, into useful part-time community service
positions until they can achieve unsubsidized employment.
Other Employment Resources
The web site of the North Carolina Department of Commerce contains
a wide range of information about economic and business development,
education and technology, business partnerships, and a host of other
- Division of Services for
For more than 75 years, the Division of Services for the blind has
served individuals who are blind, visually impaired, and deaf/blind
in all counties across North Carolina. The specialized services
provided by the Division promote independence, employment, and community-based
living and societal integration for the individuals we serve. Our
professional staff provides specialized and unique services through
our Vocational Rehabilitation program, Independent Living Rehabilitation
Program, Independent Living Services Program, Business Enterprise
Program and our Medical Eye Care Program.
- Division of Workforce
the Employment Service Division of the Employment Security Commission)
The Division of Workforce Solutions is housed within the NC Department
of Commerce. Employment Service Offices across the state are a valuable
resource for people seeking work, including Older Workers, and employers
looking to hire. NC JobConnector is an automated on-line system
that matches job orders and job seekers based on job order requirements
and job seeker’s experience. For assistance, visit an ES Office
or access NC JobConnector by visiting the website http://www.ncjobconnector.com/Forms/jchome.aspx.
- Employment Security
The Employment Security Commission is housed within the NC Department
of Commerce. ESC online is a valuable resource for people seeking
work and for employers looking to hire. It contains job listings
and employee resumes.
JobLink Career Centers
JobLink Career Centers address job seekers employment and training
needs in a single place. Local workforce development professionals
from various partner agencies work together to provide the best
service for all customers. JobLink Career Centers offer a convenient
and effective way for all North Carolinians to look for employment.
If more education or training is needed to qualify for the new or
better employment JobLink Career Centers can provide assistance
and information about receiving financial assistance from education
and training providers.
The NC Employment First Initiative is housed within the NC Division
of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse
Services. This initiative represents a statewide effort to promote
and increase the employment of North Carolinians with disabilities.
DMHDDSAS also provides updates on other state activities around
services to support employment for individuals with mental health,
substance abuse, and intellectual developmental disabilities.
- Vocational Rehabilitation
The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services provides counseling,
training, education, transportation, job placement, assistive technology
and other support services. These services are provided to people
with physical, psychiatric or intellectual disabilities and to individuals
who are deaf or hard of hearing or have other communicative disorders
to assist them with living independently and with finding a job
and staying on the job. The Division has local field offices and
facilities that serve every county in North Carolina. We also directly
serve businesses and other organizations by referring individuals
to them that we have helped prepare for employment and who are well-matched
for jobs with these organizations.
January 10, 2014
Senior Community Services Employment Program
North Carolina State Plan
2012 - 2015
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