SFSC’s Farmworker Career Development Program helps migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their dependents in Highlands, Hardee, and DeSoto counties receive technical training and develop working skills for a lucrative career.
By participating in this program, migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families can achieve economic self-sufficiency, better pay, and a stable employment future.
How Can the FCDP Help You?
- Counseling to help you set your career goals
- Job skills training to learn the skills for the job you want
- English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes to help you learn English
- Basic skills training in reading, writing, and math
- Help earning your General Educational Development (GED) high school equivalency diploma
- Support services and financial aid
- Job readiness training to help you find, apply for, and keep a good job
How Can You Qualify for the FCDP?
- You or your parents have performed migrant or seasonal farm work within the past 24 months.
- You, your parents, or your spouse have received at least 50 percent of your total earned income from farm work within the past 24 months.
These requirements apply to all participants:
- You receive public assistance or meet certain income eligibility requirements.
- You are a U.S. citizen, eligible non-citizen or Deferred Action for childhood Arrivals (DACA).
- You have registered with Selective Service if you are a male ages 18-26.
The Farmworker Career Development program is administered by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration and the Florida Department of Education.
|Coordinator, Farmworker Career Development Program|
|Case Data Specialist|