National Farmworkers Job Program (NFJP)

The National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) is funded through the United States Department of Labor and is available across the United States. Proteus implements this program in IowaIndiana, and Nebraska.

Proteus is the recipient of the National Farmworker Jobs Program grant through the Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. Funding provided through this program supports the response to chronic seasonal unemployment and underemployment experienced by agricultural workers, by offering educational assistance, short-term certification programs, job training, and/or career placements.  The program helps farmworkers cover costs related to career and training programs such as; tuition, books, tools/equipment, or provides a stipend for class attendance.