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Farmworker Employment Training

The Farmworker Career Development Program provides career education and training services to eligible migrant and seasonal farmworkers. The goal is for participants to gain unsubsidized employment. Participants are also provided with emergency stabilization services such as food, utility and rent assistance.

Farmworkers and their dependents can receive vocational and employment training services, including career counseling, job placement and more. Recipients must meet federal poverty guidelines.

Services include:

  • Career assessment, planning and counseling
  • Vocational and academic training
  • Case management
  • Job placement and retention
  • Transportation
  • Cash needs-based allowance and free tuition and books for farmworkers and dependents
  • Educational financial assistance
  • Job training
  • Stipends

Aside from meeting federal poverty guidelines, trainees must be:

  • 18 years or older. If under 18, must be attending high school.
  • A farmworker or the husband, wife or dependent child of a farmworker.
  • A U.S. citizen or legal resident or have a working permit.

Training Courses

  • Auto mechanic technician
  • Certified nursing assistant prep class and skills lab
  • Class A, B and C commercial driver’s license
  • College courses, as applicable
  • CPR and first aid
  • Culinary arts
  • Childcare
  • Early childhood education
  • Facial specialist
  • Heating and air conditioning repair
  • Medical assistant
  • Nail specialist
  • Pharmacy technician

To Apply:
You must apply in person. A counselor will provide you with information on the training programs and services available to you.

Training is provided at:
Naranja Community Resource Center
13955 SW 264th Street
Naranja, FL 33032

 

Phone Number(s)

Community Action and Human Services
Lucia Davis-Raiford, Director

Overtown Transit Village North
701 NW 1st Court, Miami, FL 33136
786-469-4600786-469-4600

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