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Employ Milwaukee Work Wise is a senior employment program that provides unemployed adults aged 55 and older with training opportunities and part-time, paid work experience in community service organizations. Work Wise places experienced and skilled workers back in the workforce. The on-the-job experience helps build and improve participants' skills for permanent employment. After qualifying, Each Work Wise program participant receives individual job counseling and a comprehensive assessment. Together, the job seeker and Work Wise Coordinator prepare an individual employment plan to be used as a guide during your training. Work Wise can help you make the right choice for your future career.

Training Opportunities In:

  • Clerical/Office
  • Food Service 
  • Custodial
  • Adult/Child Day Care

Training Wage: $7.25/hr*

How do I Qualify?

  • 55 years of age or older
  • Unemployed, want to work
  • Limited income
  • Wisconsin resident


Interested? You can contact Kiara Clayton at 414-270-1792 or Kiara.Clayton@employmilwaukee.org

*Federal & State minimum wage

Employ Milwaukee

2342 North 27th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53210

Phone: (414) 270-1700Fax: (414) 225-2375

Deaf, hearing or speech impaired callers may reach us by the Wisconsin Relay number 711.

Employ Milwaukee is an Equal Opportunity Employer & Service Provider.

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