Workforce Services

Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers

Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers

The U.S. Department of Labor works with state entities like DWS to provide job training programs and employment assistance to migrant and seasonal farmworkers. The goal is to help workers and their families acquire new job skills in occupations that offer higher wages and a more stable employment outlook.

Click here to view the Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers page on the U.S. Department of Labor website.

What makes someone a Migrant Farmworker or a Seasonal Farmworker?

  • You have been employed primarily in agricultural or farm-fishing labor for one full year
  • Your work is frequently marked by periods of unemployment or under-employment
  • (Migrant farmworker) Your work requires a residential stay at the job site
  • (Seasonal farmworker) Your work does not require a residential stay at the job site
  • Low income

Services for Migrant/Seasonal Farmworkers:

  • Education and training programs, GED attainment
  • English as a second language classes
  • Certifications; Arkansas Career Readiness Certificate
  • Skills assessments
  • Job openings and places hiring near you
  • Growing industries and occupations
  • Resume writing
  • Job-search assistance
  • Career planning
  • Financial literacy information

Visit or contact an Arkansas Workforce Center for more information:

Click here for a list of Arkansas Workforce Center locations and contact information.

Other Sources of Help:

Arkansas Human Development Corporation

Mexican Consulate in Little Rock

Arkansas Division of Education ESOL Program

Legal Aid of Arkansas

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