Back to Work 50+ WESI: Women’s Economic Stability Initiative

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Since January 2014, SFCC Career Services has been in partnership with AARP Foundation to offer Back to Work 50+, a program designed to assist women age 50+64, who are unemployed or underemployed and seeking full-time employment. Men and women outside this age group are also elgible to participate.
No enrollment in AARP is required and you will not be solicited to join.

In March 2015, SFCC was approved for a renewed and expanded AARP Foundation Back to Work 50+ grant with a new partner, the federal Social  Innovation Fund.  This grant is expected to go through February 2018.

NEXT SEVEN SMART STRATEGIES WORKSHOP IS Friday, October 7, 2016, 10am – 12pm, Jemez Rooms, SFCC Campus

ATTENDANCE IS REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ACCEPTANCE INTO THIS FREE PROGRAM.

TO REGISTER:  Call 855-850-2525 (toll free).

You will receive a helpful packet in the mail, which includes the booklet “7 Smart Strategies for 50+ Job Seekers” and local job search resources.

You can also listen to this very informative May 5, 2016 radio interview of Program Specialist Emily Powell, who speaks about the program, services and strategies for 50+ job seekers.

PRIMARY PROGRAM STAFF:

Emily Powell, Program Specialist, emily.powell@sfcc.edu, 505-428-1303.  Contact Emily if you have questions about the program, or you are employer specifically interested in hiring mature professionals.

Gwen Spatzier, Career Coach, gwen.spatzier@sfcc.edu, 505-428-1437.  Enrolled participants work directly with Gwen to develop their career development plan, job search skills, and access training to update their skills.