Aging Workers are Reliable Employees (AWARE)

Aging Workers Are Reliable Employees | AWARE

AWARE assists people 50 years of age and older return to work or change jobs.  More and more employers recognize that mature and seasoned workers can contribute a valuable work ethic, experience, and skills that younger people may not bring to the job.  We work to help you develop the tools needed to achieve your work-related goals, and when possible, introduce you to employers that have jobs to fill by job seekers with your skills and interests.

Most of our work is individualized to your interests and needs.

Services include:

  • Resume enhancement or development
  • Drafting effective cover letters
  • Online job search
  • Online job application assistance (when needed)
  • Networking
  • Interview preparation
  • On-site computer lab available for use in all phases of your job search
  • Microsoft Word and Excel workshops
  • Emails with job search and job lead information
  • Job fairs

AWARE Program Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be at least 50 years of age
  • Live in Jefferson, Shelby, Walker, or Blount Counties
  • Be serious about your efforts to achieve your work-related goals

Contact Information

Brian Crawford:  (205) 803-1665


Sandra Sporman: (205) 795-0151


Office Hours: Mon-Thur 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Fax: (205) 803-5039