Become self-sufficient during lean times.
In partnership with the National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP), Telamon provides services that educate, train, or prepare eligible farmworkers for other jobs. Our trained staff members work one on one with you to develop a plan to meet your needs and help you achieve your goals. The programs can help you identify career paths and assess your skills and interests.
- Career counseling
- Job and classroom training
- Customized training programs
- Remedial education and GED preparation
- English as a Second Language (ESL) classes
- Skill upgrades and occupational credentialing
- Job placement
You can also turn to Telamon for help finding work through on-the-job training, local market information, and job placements. Bilingual services are available in many of our offices.
The U.S. Department of Labor funds this program.
How to sign up for NFJP services.
Wondering if you are eligible for NFJP services? You may be if any of these apply to you.
- Are you authorized by the Attorney General to work in the United States, and an eligible farmworker or a dependent of an eligible farmworker?
- Have you, your spouse, or a family member done any of the following in the past 24 months:
- Worked in packing, picking, processing, or grading fruits or vegetables, or worked in an orchard or vineyard?
- Worked at a fish, poultry, cattle, horse, deer, or pig farm?
- Worked on preparing soil, planting, harvesting, transplanting, trimming, or hoeing with plants, orchards, or trees?
- Are you authorized to work in the United States?
- Are you enrolled in Selective Service, if applicable?
If you answered “yes” to some of these questions, you may qualify for our services. There are many related jobs that may qualify as agricultural work.
Contact Telamon and a staff member will personally pre-screen you to find out if you or your family member could qualify for our program.
Interested in NFJP services?
Contact the office in your area or fill out the contact form below.