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Job training and assistance for older adults
Older Adult Employment Program by NYC Department for the Aging (DFTA)
Help with finding work, Training for a new job
No fixed amount of time, Schedule varies
Last updated on Apr 04, 2023
Prepare for employment and get placed in jobs across the City.
This program prepares you for employment through classes on computers, customer service, job-search techniques, resume-writing, and interviewing.
You can also get on-the-job training and the opportunity to earn at least the minimum wage through placements at government agencies and nonprofits throughout the City.
- Be 55 or older
- Live in the five boroughs
- Be unemployed
- Be willing to learn new skills
- Commit to actively seeking employment
- Have a family income of less than 125 percent of the federal poverty level:
|Household size||Your income (125% or less than the federal poverty level)|
|For each additional person||add $6,425|
Attend a virtual Information Session, held every Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. over Zoom. Complete the interest form online.
Or, you can attend an Information Session in person. Register by calling Aging Connect at 212-Aging-NY at 212-244-6469.