Is MASST a Good Fit for You?
The MASST program, federally known as the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), provides training and part-time paid job training positions for low income, unemployed individuals age 55 and older who need assistance to become job-ready.
The program helps Alaska retain the valuable resources of older workers while enabling older workers to maintain an independent lifestyle and make meaningful contributions to their communities.
Mature Alaskans receive assistance with job skills training, job search training, and placement into unsubsidized employment while in the program.
While you're in MASST
MASST is an opportunity to learn while you earn. MASST will consider your occupational goals and find a non-profit, government agency or Native organization in the community where you can train and serve.
MASST participants normally serve 20 hours a week. You’ll meet new people, and we are confident you’ll find your experience to be exciting and educational.
The ultimate goal of the MASST program is for seniors to find unsubsidized employment. MASST partners with the Department of Labor Job Center to help search for regular employment.
Skills & training
MASST can connect you with training opportunities to learn new skills, provide you with job clubs and workshops, and give you leads for good jobs.
While placed at a host agency, you may have access to computer training in programs like Word, Excel, QuickBooks, Outlook, Publisher, and PowerPoint.
"I want to thank you for everything: My training, your confidence in me, and being there for me. I am now moving on and up! Gunalchéesh ho ho (Thank you very much - Tlingit).”
Applications & résumés
MASST will help you assess your job skills and interests, as we develop an Individual Employment Plan. MASST can help you write or update your résumé and give you tips for job interviews. MASST can also assist with job searches using AlaskaJobs.
Fairbanks Job Center
675 7th Ave, Station B
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Mat-Su Job Center
877 W. Commercial Drive
Wasilla, AK 99654
Kenai Job Service
11312 Kenai Spur HWY,
Kenai, AK 99611
The Learning Connection
210 Ferry Way
Juneau, AK 99801