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Video: “State of the Island” on older adult employment on MV

Posted: April 18, 2021

If you missed our panels on older adult employment, we’ve compiled video of both events here.

Who should watch:

  • Older adults (50+) who are seeking employment (either currently employed or want to be)
  • Organizations who serve older adults (who want to be informed as to these resources)
  • Island employers

April 7 Panel:
Resources to Support Older Adult Employment

Getting older adults back into the workforce or improving their employment situation post-COVID is on the radar screen of our national, state and local governments. Come hear about what resources are available to make this a reality.

• Overview of older adult employment on the island (HAMV from Older Adult Survey Results)
• Senior Community Service Employment Program
• Mass Association of Councils on Aging – 50+ Job Seekers program
• Vocational Services for the Disabled (Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission)

April 14 Panel:
An Island Employment Overview and Upskilling Options

Learn about the “sweet spot” – what our island employers want and need… and how to upskill yourself to find the right position.
 
• Employment outlook for the island and what employers want and need (Chamber of Commerce)
• An introduction to ACE MV and an overview of curriculum for job seekers (ACE MV)
• Volunteerism as a pathway to employment (Americorps Senior RSVP)
• MassHire Career Centers – Jobseeker Services

Have questions about this event or want more information? Feel free to reach out to us.