Experience Works, the nation’s largest nonprofit organization serving older workers through the Senior Community Service Employment Program announces Janice Fradette of La Crosse has joined the Wisconsin staff as an Employment and Training Coordinator.

Fradette is a local liaison for Experience Works in Adams, Buffalo, Crawford, Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe, Trempealeau and Vernon counties. She works with older workers to help them achieve their personal and employment goals through training, coaching and customized services. Fradette also travels throughout the territory to increase awareness of the attributes of older workers and develop collaborations with employers, community and faith based organizations and local civic groups.

“We are pleased to Janice on board,” said Sue Garbisch, WI State Program Manager. “By strengthening our service delivery, more older individuals can age with dignity and increased independence. We hope that Janice will help increase awareness of the services Experience Works has to offer throughout the community.”

Experience Works operates in 45 Wisconsin counties and provides paid community-service opportunities in public and nonprofit organizations for unemployed low-income older individuals who need a stepping stone to permanent employment. The public and nonprofit organizations that partner with Experience Works benefit from an expanded workforce that enables them to enhance their services and operations.

For more information about the organization contact Fradette at 608-789-5622 or toll free 1-866-207-2612, or visit www.experiencworks.org — or Facebook and Twitter.

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