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VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS

RSVP – RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

Men and women, 55 years of age and over, can make a meaningful contribution by volunteering their services on a regular basis. Community agencies benefit and volunteers derive great personal satisfaction. The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program – RSVP – recruits and arranges for training and placement in volunteer assignments in non-profit agencies throughout Nassau County. For information, contact:

FEGS/RSVP of Nassau County
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program

6900 Jericho Turnpike Suite 309
Syosset, New York 11791
516-496-7550 ext. 302268
mfischer@fegs.org

SCORE – SERVICE CORPS OF RETIRED EXECUTIVES

Retired business executives provide free consultation on financial, marketing and managerial problems for new or existing businesses. Days/Hours: Mondays through Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

SCORE Locations

www.scorelongisland.org
Nassau County Office of Economic Development
40 Main Street
Hempstead, NY  11550 (516) 572-1989
Monday to Thursday: 10 am – 2 pm  
   
Long Island Development Corporation  
45 Seaman Avenue  
Bethpage, NY 11714 1-888-433-3632
Weekdays: 10 am – 2 pm  

EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICE EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM

The Urban League of Westchester operates an employment program which enables a limited number of economically disadvantaged persons, age 55 or older, to work 20 hours per week in public or private non-profit agencies. These programs provide on-the-job training and work experience. For further information:

Urban League of Westchester - Long Island Office

175 Fulton Avenue (516) 307-1820
Hempstead, NY  11550
www.nul.org/content/urban-league-westchester-county

WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT

Federally sponsored programs provide a wide range of free services including vocational assessment and counseling, job placement assistance, workshops, vocational skills training and availability of resource facilities. For qualifications and further information:

Residents of the Town of Oyster Bay, Town of North Hempstead and the City of Glen Cove, contact:

Town of Oyster Bay – Workforce Partnership

www.oysterbaytown.com

Two convenient locations:

Hicksville Career Center
301 W. Old Country Road
Hicksville, NY 11801
(516) 934-8532
Massapequa Career Center
977 Hicksville Road
Massapequa, NY 11758
(516) 797-4560

Residents of the Town of Hempstead and the City of Long Beach contact:

Town of Hempstead Department of Occupational Resources (DOOR)

Hempstead Works Career Center
50 Clinton Street, Suite 400
Hempstead, NY 11550
(516) 485-5000

www.hempsteadworks.com

NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Division of Employment Services

Local offices offer employment opportunities and counseling to older persons. For information:

303 West Old Country Road
Hicksville, NY 11801

(516) 938-9840