Formerly known as Green Thumb, Experience Works is a national, nonprofit organization that provides
training and employment services for mature workers in 30 states and Puerto Rico.
Experience Works provides a wide range of services
designed to help mature individuals enter the workforce, secure more challenging
positions, move into new career areas, or supplement their incomes. Some of
these services include:
- Senior Community Service
Employment Program (SCSEP)– SCSEP provides
training and employment opportunities to low-income, older Americans residing in
primarily rural areas, allowing them to remain productive and independent while
adding to their work skills.
- Training Services – Experience Works helps businesses find skilled information
technology (IT) workers, and offers seniors, dislocated workers, and
disadvantaged individuals the opportunity to train for and acquire high-tech
jobs throughout the nation. Programs include Microsoft Office User Specialist
Training (MOUS), Microsoft Certified Professional Training, Internet
Specialization Training and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer Training
Experience Works also offers a
number of job-related training programs that include industry-specific programs
for areas such as home health care, agriculture, security, customer service, and
- Staffing Services – Staffing specialists place skilled individuals in employment based on
their previous work experience, type of position that interests them, and
preference for full or part-time work. Experience Works specializes in placing
workers in administrative, clerical, word processing, receptionist and light
- Local Services – Local services include services such as home health care, landscaping,
home repair, administration of workforce centers, welfare-to-work programs, a
statewide older worker information clearinghouse, and more.
For more information about Experience Works or any of
its programs, call toll-free at 1-800-901-7965.