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Where seniors turn to find work

www.doleta.gov - The Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration's website explains the government's many federal work-related programs, including the Senior Community Service Employment Program, which provides employment and training services for economically disadvantaged individuals age 55 and older.

www.agelight.com - This site provides information and resources to adults, seniors, community organizations, and private enterprise to help bridge "digital and generational divides."

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www.greenthumb.org - A not-for-profit organization that describes itself as "America's leader in older worker training, employment, and community service." The site claims to have provided work opportunities to more than 125,000 individuals annually in 44 states and Puerto Rico.

www.seniorjobbank.org - A free referral service that helps senior citizens to find occasional, part-time, flexible, temporary, and even full-time jobs.

www.seniorjobs.org - The website of Senior Employment Resources offers a job placement service matching companies and job seekers age 50 and above.

www.experienceworks.org - A nationwide staffing service dedicated to providing temporary and permanent employment opportunities to older individuals, dislocated workers, welfare participants, and other adults seeking employment.

www.aarp.org/working_options/home.html - A guide for older workers that offers tips including resume writing and overcoming employment barriers faced by mature workers. Also lists places to acquire new job skills and find job opportunities.

www.nscerc.org - Website of the National Senior Citizens' Education and Research Center Inc., includes various senior employment and training programs. Its Senior Aides Program (202 347-8800) "uses community service to update enrollees' skills so that they may rejoin a competitive workforce."

www.silvertemps.com - An Internet-based recruiting and placement service that focuses on seniors age 55 and older interested in returning to the job market on a temporary basis.

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