Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker

Migrant and seasonal FARMWORKERS face distinct

obstacles to long-term, sustainable employment.


The U.S. Department of Labor directs programs to provide job training 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.

What makes someone a Migrant or Seasonal Farmworker?

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


Take advantage of employment services available to you:

  • Labor market and employer information
  • Resume writing
  • Career counseling
  • Job-search assistance
  • English language proficiency
  • Financial literacy
  • Career Readiness Certificate attainment
  • Other skills assessments






You could qualify for additional employment and training services.
Visit your Arkansas Workforce Center. (Click the link to find your local center.)


Arkansas JobLink
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Arkansas State Jobs
A searchable list of job openings with the state of Arkansas.

A list of job openings with the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department.

College & Career Planning 
Equip students and adults with skills and education.

Occupational Skills Assessment
You may qualify for jobs you’ve never considered.

Job Hunting Tactics
Read more about how to find a job in Arkansas.

Creating A Résumé
Read more about how to create a résumé.

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