Farmworker Career Development Program

Offering migrant and seasonal farm workers the opportunity to strengthen their ability to achieve economic self-sufficiency through their participation in educational, skills training and supportive services. After completion of training, program participants are then able to obtain year-round unsubsidized employment and as a result are able to make positive changes in their lives.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Those individuals who have, during any consecutive 12-month period preceding their application for enrollment, been a migrant or seasonal farm worker, or the dependent of a farm worker.
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or Non-Citizen.
  • Males born after December 31, 1959, and who are between the ages of 18-26 must be registered with Selective Services.
  • Earned at least 50% of his/her their total earned income from farm work or been employed at least 50% of their total time in farm work; and
  • Been employed at least 25 days in farm work and earn at least $800 a year in farm work.

 

Non-discrimination Statement and Policy: The Community Services Department Farmworker Career Development Program does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.


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