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BACK TO WORK 50+ Connects Employers and Older Workers Skip to content

Helping Older Adults Compete With Confidence for Full-Time Jobs

BACK TO WORK 50+ provides the training and tools older adults need to compete with confidence for today’s in-demand jobs. Trusted local partners that specialize in working with older job candidates offer job search coaching, help build computer skills and match each candidate with local employer needs.    


AARP Foundation BACKTOWORK50+ workshop

Looking for a Job?

Over 50 and looking for a job? You’re not alone. BACK TO WORK 50+ provides the training, coaching and job seeking tools you need to compete with confidence for today’s in-demand jobs. Call 855-850-2525 or click on the button below to register for a Smart Strategies Workshop near you or request a copy our Jobseeker Guide.

BACKTOWORK50+ workshop at Jefferson State Community College

Join our Partner Network

Long-term unemployment is a major problem for older workers. Join the BACK TO WORK 50+ Partner Network to provide older workers with the resources they need to gain new skills and find employment. Call AARP Foundation at 855-850-2525 or click on the button below to gain access to our online portal for more information.


Find Qualified Talent

Older workers have the experience employer’s value. Employers can collaborate with AARP Foundation’s BACK TO WORK 50+ to benefit from a mature and reliable workforce. If you have employment opportunities available near our community locations call AARP Foundation at 855-850-2525 or click on the button below to get started.

Community Partners

AARP Foundation launched BACK TO WORK 50+ to increase the services and resources available to 50+ job candidates nationally and in communities and to facilitate their access to in-demand jobs. We work with key partners to integrate local workforce services, public benefits application assistance, and employer engagement efforts to connect 50+ job candidates to specific in-demand jobs in their communities.

BACK TO WORK 50+ is currently being administered in the following locations. Additional communities are being added. To find out if there is a local BACK TO WORK 50+ site near you, dial toll free 1-855-850-2525.    

  • Jefferson State Community College
    Birmingham, AL
  • Pima Community College 
    Tucson, AZ
  • Arapahoe/Douglas Works!
    Denver, CO
  • Jewish Family Service of Colorado
    Denver, CO
  • DC Department of Employment Services
    Washington, DC
  • CareerSource Brevard
    Cocoa, FL 
  • Santa Fe College
    Gainesville, FL
  • Miami-Dade College
  • Miami, FL
  • CareerSource South Florida operated by Youth Co-Op, Inc
    Miami, FL
  • Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership
    Chicago, IL
  • Mott Community College
    Flint, MI
  • A-B Tech Community College
    Asheville, NC 
  • Tri-County Technical College
    Pendleton, SC
  • Austin Community College
    Austin, TX
  • Tarrant County College District
    Fort Worth, TX
  • Houston Community College
    Houston, TX
  • Workforce Partnership
    Kansas City, KS

Connect With BACK TO WORK 50+

Call 855-850-2525 to get your free copy of 7 Smart Strategies for 50+ Jobseekers Guide and also find out if there is a workshop near you.