Senior Community Service Employment Program

Are you interested in applying to the SCSEP program?
Participants must be at least 55, unemployed, and have a family income of no more than 125% of the federal poverty level. Enrollment priority is given to veterans and qualified spouses, then to individuals who are over 65, have a disability, have low literacy skills or limited English proficiency, reside in a rural area, are homeless or at risk of homelessness, have low employment prospects, or have failed to find employment after using services through the American Job Center system. SCSEP grantees include state agencies and 15 national non-profit organizations. For more information on SCSEP programs in your area, call the toll-free Help Line at 1-877-US2-JOBS (1-877-872-5627).

Julie Green

Office Manager

The McMinn Senior Activity Center helps seniors find work, develop new skills and talents, and build their financial security by utilizing the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP). SCSEP is an on-the-job training and employment program designed to help those aged 55 and older update their jobs skills, build work experience and confidence, and achieve economic security and well-being.

Senior Center SCSEP Front Office staff  Christine Lowery and Linda Smith.

​Diane Hutsell

Executive Director

Diane was excited to return to the Senior Activity Center in June 2021 as Development Director after a brief hiatus to work in senior assisted living. Diane works to partner the Center with the community to help provide the wide range of activities and programs to McMinn County seniors.

The Staff at the McMinn Senior Activity Center is dedicated to serving older adults in McMinn County and East Tennessee.

Wilma Blandford

Nutrition Coordinator

Our Staff

Lola Allen

Senior Advocate