Key Takeaways

  • In 2006, the Mature Worker Council established the Mature Worker Pilot Project, addressing the workforce needs of the mature worker, or older adults.

  • The curricula developed under the Mature Worker Pilot Project is geared toward the benefits and opportunities associated with our nation's growing mature workforce.

  • Use this guide to think about getting ready for employment again as an older worker.

The Los Angeles County Workforce Investment Board established the nation's first Mature Worker Council in 2002. Several years later, the Council launched a Mature Worker Pilot Project to address the workforce needs of older adults seeking employment, which developed this tool.

This workbook for older adults is a tool that accompanies the Mature Worker Pre-Employment Training. It can be used in tandem with the live training on each module or separately with the assistance of your Case Manager.

As you progress through the Modules, the Instructor or your Case Manager will guide you through the specific activities you need to complete. You may write on the pages inside the Workbook or photocopy the pages for future use.