|The Immokalee Technical Center is fully accredited with Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and with the Council on Occupational Education (COE).|
1. Be a migrant or Seasonal farm worker or a dependant of one.
2. U.S. Citizen or Legal Resident
3. Meet farm work and low income guidelines.
|Free to those who qualify:|
|"We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community...Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own."
- Cesar Chavez
|Farmworker Jobs and Education Program|
|FJEP Program Office|
|FJEP Program Office|
|Sandra Posada - FJEP Outreach Specialist
Maribel Perez - FJEP Facilitator
Farmworker Jobs and Education Program
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► Basic skills testing, interests assessment and individual employment planning with qualified counselor.
Students who successfully complete vocational programs are well-prepared for related licensure or certification examinations.
Immokalee Technical Center also provides ESOL, GED/ABE and basic skills classes.
After successfully completing the program, the student will be able to demonstrate increased competency in the following areas:
► Job Search
Farmworker Jobs and Education Program helps migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families gain advancement in their present employment and learn new skills to seek other career choices.
Students must apply for the program in person and meet with a counselor to determine eligibility.
Contact FJEP staff at 239-658-7080 for an appointment. Walk-ins are registered as time is available between scheduled appointments. Appointments are available outside regular working hours to meet customer needs.
Education programs may last from several weeks to 2 years.
This program prepares students for employment based on their own basic skills and assessment results.
A certificate is awarded to students who successfully complete the program's competencies and satisfy basic skill requirements in accordance with state guidelines.
The average salary of all placed participants exceed $10/hr. This includes a range from minimum wage entry level to $15.00/hr, depending on skills attained and career choice.
* The Farmworkers Jobs and Education preogram is funded by a grant from the Florida Department Education, Adult Migrant Program, WIA, Sec. 167.