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Since 1969, ASSETS Senior Employment Opportunities Program has helped to train and
prepare mature adults for entry or re-entry into the competitive labor market. Eligible
participants can receive paid work experience as a Senior Aide at training sites in non-profit
or government agencies. These training sites are carefully selected by ASSETS to provide
supervision and instruction to increase skills so that these Senior Aides are better
enabled to remain in the workforce. Eligible participants can also receive individual career
counseling, classroom training in job retention skills, and the services of local One-Stop career
ASSETS provides the following services:
- Classroom training in early childhood education, computer literacy, customer service, general office procedures, keyboarding, and interpersonal communication
- Personalized guidance in your job search
- One-Stop Career Resource Center
- Paid Work Experience
For the Employee
To qualify for ASSETS Senior Employment Opportunities Program you must:
- Be 55 or older
- Llive in Alameda County
- Meet income guidelines.
Finding a Job
ASSETS Senior Employment Opportunities Program is administered by the City of Oakland, Human Services Department, and offers FREE job placement and training services to Alameda County residents who are 55 or older. You can
earn minimum wage while getting the training needed to make the transition to full or part-time jobs outside of the program.
For More Information
ASSETS SENIOR EMPLOYMENT
Department of Human Services
150 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Suite 4353
Oakland, CA 94612-2092
Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
ASSETS is funded by Senior Service America, Inc., the Oakland Workforce Investment Board, the Community Action Partnership, and the City of Oakland.