Farmworkers Jobs and Education Program
Belle Glade, FL - 33430
About Farmworkers Jobs and Education Program
The purpose of the program is to strengthen the ability of eligible migrant and seasonal for workers and their dependents to achieve economic self-sufficiency through their participation in education, skills training and supportive services.
1 - Be a Seasonal or Migrant farm worker; or the dependent of a farm worker.
2 - Be a US Citizen or eligible Non-citizen.
3 - Males born after December 31, 1959, and who are between the ages of 18-26 must be registered with Selectire Service.
4 - Receive public assistance or whose family income is less than 70% of the Lower Living Standard Income Level.
5 - Earned at least 50% of his/her total income from farm work or was employed at least 50% of his/her total work time in farm work6 - Been employed at least 25 days in farm work or earned at least $800.year in farm work. Farm work must be on a sasonal basis; that is, without constant year-round salary.
HOURS: Monday-Friday / 8 am-5 pm
INTAKE PROCEDURE: Pre-application, TABE Testing, CHOICES (Job Interest Profile), interview with counselor assigned and Federal poverty level guidelines.
FEES: No fees charged.