El Dorado County Connections has launched a Mature Job Seeker Assistance Program to help older adults who are looking for employment in the county.
Approximately 40 percent of the adults who live in El Dorado County are age 55 or older and this percentage is expected to increase, according to a press release. Many of these individuals continue to stay active in the job market or are actively seeking employment. The El Dorado County Connections – One Stop has expanded its outreach efforts and is offering free assistance and support to older people looking for a job in El Dorado County through its Mature Job Seeker Assistance Program.
Free services through the Mature Job Seeker Assistance Program include help creating and printing resumes; paid work experience; access to job recruitment boards, computers, copiers and fax machines; tips on how to network and use social media; updating communication techniques for interviews; connecting hobbies, activities and non-work skills to new employment and encouraging self-confidence, adaptability to change and self-motivation.
The Mature Job Seeker Assistance Program is operated at the Connections – One Stop offices located at 3047 Briw Road in Placerville and 3368 Lake Tahoe Blvd. in South Lake Tahoe. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 530-642-4850 in Placerville or 530-573-4330 in South Lake Tahoe, or visit www.edcgov.us/humanservices.