The Florida Department of Education's Farmworker Jobs and Education Program (FJEP) is designed to serve seasonal farm workers, including plant nursery laborers, and their dependents. The program's goal is to help participants develop the skills to find and keep gainful employment.
If your answer to all of these questions is YES, Seminole State may be able to help you!
- Are you a farm worker (or the spouse or dependent child of a farm worker)?
- Have you (or your parents or spouse) done farm work at some time during the past 24 months?
- Is your total income very low?
What We Can Offer
To help you train for a new career, the following services are available:
- Counseling and evaluation to help you set new goals and find a job that’s right for you
- Basic skills training if you need help with reading, writing or math
- ESOL-English for Speakers of Other Languages if you need help learning English
- GED study centers if you want to earn a high school diploma
- Job skills training to teach you the skills you need for the job you want
- Job readiness training to help you find, apply for and keep a good job – and get ahead
- Financial aid to help you take part in the program
Beginning a new career can be the start of a new life. You may qualify to train in a modern vocational skills center or on the job with your new employer. Here are a few of the job training programs that Seminole State’s Farmworker Jobs and Education Program offers:
- Certified Nursing Assistant
- Patient Care Assistant
- Office Systems Specialist
- Auto Mechanic
- Correctional Officer
- Legal Assistant (Paralegal)
- and there are many more
To learn if you qualify for the program or for more information, call 407.708.2670.