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Statewide Virtual Job Fair to Showcase New Opportunities for Jobseekers Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Commerce David Toland is encouraging jobseekers and employers searching for new talent to participate in the June Virtual Statewide Job Fair. Hosted by KANSASWORKS, the job fair will be from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 26. Commerce Announces $390,000 in Emergency HEAL Grant Funding Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Commerce David Toland today announced more than $390,000 in Emergency Historic Economic Asset Lifeline (E-HEAL) grants has been awarded to five recipients. More than $770,000 private local matching funds will be added to that total, to help bring rural downtown buildings back from likely demolition or collapse – and rehabilitate them back into productive use. Kansas Main Street Selects Eight Rural Communities for New Housing Grant Lieutenant Governor and Commerce Secretary David Toland today announced eight inaugural grant recipients of the Residential Opportunities on Main Street (ROOMS) program. A total of eight projects in Designated Kansas Main Street communities are receiving $50,000 each to create a total of 35 new residential units in the upper floors of downtown buildings. Kansas Nonprofits Receive More than $4M in Community Service Program Tax Credits Governor Laura Kelly announced today that $4.1 million in Community Service Program (CSP) Tax Credits have been awarded to support the fundraising efforts of 26 nonprofit organizations across Kansas. These funds will enhance local access to quality childcare, healthcare, education, arts, and housing services. View All


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Senior Employment Services

Providing older Kansans the opportunity to gain key work skills

The following programs and resources are offered to assist mature workers in fulfilling their desired employment needs.

Older Kansans Employment Program (OKEP)

OKEP is funded by the Kansas Legislature and is designed to provide employment placement services to Kansans 55 years of age and older with emphasis on employment in the private sector.

Find an OKEP provider in your area

Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)

SCSEP is a federally funded, work-based training program providing economically disadvantaged older persons the opportunity to gain key work skills necessary for viable employment. 

To access SCSEP, contact the Wichita Workforce Center or Jobs for Progress National

Wichita Workforce Center
2021 N. Amidon, #1100
Wichita, KS 67203
(316) 771-6750

AARP Back to Work 50+

AARP Foundation’s BACK TO WORK 50+ connects 50+ workers with the information; training, support, work experience, and employer access they need to get back into the workforce and sustain their income through employment. 
Learn@50+ is AARP’s no-cost, online educational programs including job search skills, family caregiving and new technology. delivers career development and job search content through interactive videos and infographics, online games, social quizzes, online workshops and interactive webinars. The content can be consumed in small pieces on the learner’s schedule.
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