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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Services for Older Workers

Employers often seek older workers for their experience and dedication to the workplace.

The Employment Development Department’s Workforce Services Branch (WSB) provides a range of employment and training services in partnership with state and local agencies and organizations through the America’s Job Center of CaliforniaSM (AJCC) network to assist older workers return to the workforce or transition to a new career. For more information on older workers, refer to the Services for Older Workers Fact Sheet.

America’s Job Center of CaliforniaSM – These job centers provide employment resources and workshops, including career specialists that know the labor market and can help in your job search.

CalJOBSSM – California’s online labor exchange system allows job seekers to easily search for jobs, build résumés, access career resources, gather information on education and training programs, and find qualified candidates for actively recruiting employers. With CalJOBSSM you make the choice to seek full-time, temporary, or part-time work when you need it.

Experience Unlimited Job Clubs are sponsored by the Employment Development Department. The Job Clubs are self-help networking organizations for technical, managerial, sales, and executive job seekers. All levels of re-employment services are available. Job Clubs serve primarily those who are age 40 and over.

California Department of Aging serves as both a unifying force for services to seniors and as a focal point for federal, state, and local agencies that serve the elderly in California. It fulfills the goals outlined in the Older Americans Act and also acts as an advocate for seniors by striving to develop an environment which respects and values the State’s older residents.