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National Farmworker Jobs Program

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Contact Information

Contact Person: Diane Bueno, Career Coach

Phone: 531-220-6193

Toll Free: 1-800-472-3382

Email: DianaB@proteusinc.net

Hours of Operation: N/A

Description

The National Farmworker Jobs Program is a nationally-directed program created by Congress in response to the chronic seasonal unemployment and underemployment experienced by migrant and seasonal farmworkers. The NFJP offers assistance that strengthens the ability of farm workers and their families to achieve economic self-sufficiency.

How to get started

 

Office:
3830 VerMaas Place, Suite A
Lincoln, NE 68502

Additional Information

To be eligible for participation in the NFJP an individual:

  • Must be a citizen or national of the United States, a lawfully admitted permanent resident alien, refugee, refugee under asylum, parolee or other individual legally authorized to work in the United States and;
  • Must have not violated Section 3 of the Military Selective Service Act by knowingly and willfully failing to register for the Selective Service registration and;
  • Must be able to qualify as a low income individual or family.
  • Must have been an eligible farmworker during any consecutive 12 month period within the most recent 24 month period prior to application
  • Dependents or spouses may also apply under the eligible farm worker

NFJP provides access to education services and job training, support, and additional services suited to the customer’s career goals:

  • Assistance with finding a job
  • Assessment of skills and interests
  • Career counseling
  • Classroom training
  • Counseling
  • Customized training programs
  • Emergency services
  • Emergency housing assistance
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Job placements
  • Job training
  • Local job market information
  • Occupational Credentials
  • On the job training
  • Pesticide Safety Training
  • Pre-employment Training
  • Remedial education and GED preparation
  • Skill Upgrades
  • Supportive services
  • Work Experience

Services provided to businesses

Work based learning