Community Outreach and Assistant Employment Manager

Everett, WA
Jun 13, 2021
Jul 13, 2021
Full Time
Business Unit Description

The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is the nation's oldest program to help low-income, unemployed individuals age 55+ find work.

AARP Foundation first matches eligible older job seekers with local nonprofits and public agencies so they can increase skills and build self-confidence, while earning a modest income. Based on their employment interests and goals, participants may also receive supportive services and skills training through an educational institution. Their SCSEP experience most often leads to permanent employment.

SCSEP is administered by the U.S. Department of Labor. AARP Foundation operates in 21 states and Puerto Rico.

Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) project site activities and in meeting all program and AARP goals. Under the direction of the Project Director, assist in the responsibility and accountability for the effective management of the local project site in accordance with the AARP Foundation SCSEP Administrative Procedures Manual, applicable Federal Regulations and other program directives. Work under the general direction of the Project Director and Regional Manager.

Responsible for the running of the project site office through the distribution of administrative responsibilities of the site participants. Includes learning, understanding and ensuring compliance with the SCSEP Administrative Procedures Manual. Will help select, train, and supervise site participant staff.

Understand and have hands-on, working knowledge of all computer applications including SPARQ, ETS, e.magination Payroll Manager, WorkSearch, and email procedures required to use the computers assigned to the project site to accomplish all aspects of the job as directed by the Project Director. Be capable of training participant staff in all aspects of the computer required to successfully manage the site.

Identify and resolve appropriately non-standard situations; document work activities, prepare accurate and timely reports and any such administrative reports as may be necessary. Take independent action in solving problems while exhibiting judgment and a realistic understanding of issues.

As needed, assists in the recruitment of non-profit host agencies in which to place participants and ensures that participants are given adequate orientations including safety reviews.

Promote and market different aspects of the Senior Community Service Employment Program in the local community, as necessary to achieve project site goals by making presentations, using written communication material, and obtaining media coverage.

Clearly present information through verbal and written communication to varied and culturally diverse audiences; promote a positive image of mature workers to all segments of the community.

Demonstrates "One AARP" attributes and behaviors in all interactions.

Completion of a Bachelor's degree preferred.

3 years of progressively responsible management experience, including 2 years supervision of staff and 2 years of budget management; or an equivalent combination of training and experience related to the duties of the position.

Experience working in an environment with complex administrative or regulatory procedures, as well as proficiency in contemporary software packages required.
Compensation and Benefits

AARP offers competitive benefits with a 401(k); 100% company-funded pension plan; health, dental, and vision plans; life insurance paid time off to include company and individual holidays, vacation, sick, caregiving, and parental leave; performance-based and peer-based recognition; tuition reimbursement; among others. Visit for more information.

As a result of the COVID pandemic, all interviews will be held virtually and all non-essential employees will continue to work remotely until further notice.
Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.