The Career Gateway!

Despite COVID-19, JCA is here to help you and those you love find senior services in Greater DC

Job Search Training Program for 50+ Professional Job Seekers

Are you over age 50 and frustrated by your job search?

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JCA’s Career Gateway Program can help you hone your resume, polish your networking and interviewing skills, use Internet job search resources more effectively, and turn your age and experience to your advantage. Each session of the Career Gateway features 30 hours of small-group classroom instruction over five days, comprehensive take-home materials, practical exercises and a long-term mentor – all for only $75!  Sessions run from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Here is the brochure with the details of our 2020-2021 sessions.

2021 Sessions:

(Interactive and Online)

#3:  April 19, 21, 23, 26, 28

 #4:  June 7, 9, 11, 14, 16 

Optional Employment-Related Tech Classes Available.

 **Due to health concerns relating to the COVID-19 outbreak and out of concern for the health of our participants and volunteers, our current sessions and tech classes are an interactive Zoom online experience. *In-person classes (after COVID) will be held at JCA’s Headquarters at 12320 Parklawn Drive, Rockville, MD.  Check whether your session will be in-person or virtual.

Same curriculum, class facilitator, presenters and volunteers addressing all of the important job-seeking skills as in our in-class programming AND all from the comfort and safety of your own home!  Prior online sessions have been a resounding success!  Don’t be intimidated by online instruction!  We’ll train you and will work through this together!

For information, call Jodie Rasch at 301-255-4215 or email her at

The Career Gateway! offers intensive training, take-home materials, a long-term mentor and individual attention for mid-level managers and other professionals who are seeking employment at age 50+.

Registration for this five-day workshop is just $75 thanks to generous funding from Montgomery County Aging and Disability Services, the Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation and Adventist HealthCare.

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