Silver Talent Center (シルバー人材センター)

Countries: 
Japan
Implemented by: 
Health and Welfare Bureau, Fukuoka City Municipal Government
Relevant MIPAA Issues: 
I-1 (Active participation in society and development)
I-2 (Work and the ageing labour force)
Description: 

The Center refers the elderly members to temporary and short-term jobs. Older persons above 60 years old who have paid the membership fee of 1,800 yen per year are eligible to use the referral services. It aims to revitalize the community and to bring the joy of work to the elderly.