Youth in Agriculture: Serving Young Farmworkers

Organizational Author(s): Employment and Training Administration (ETA)

US DOL Training & Employment Notice: Partnering to Create or Expand Summer Youth Employment Opportunities on Public Lands

The following resources are useful both for employers in hiring youth to work in agriculture and for support organizations providing services to farmworker youth.

Serving Farmworker Youth

In the "Serving Farmworker Youth" presentation by Jennifer Kemp of the Division of Youth Services at ETA, the program considerations of serving farmworker youth are covered.  The presentation was given at the Association of Farmworkers Opportunity Programs (AFOP) leadership conference on February 5, 2015.

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Safety Considerations

Employers and service providers should keep in mind all of the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules, resources and safety information for youth working in agriculture.

               

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Content Type: Resource
Topics: Workplace Safety | Civil Rights/Equal Employment Opportunity | Career Pathways - General | Education - General | Occupational/Technical Training | KSAs - Knowledge Skills Abilities | Customized Training | Earn and Learn | Internships | On-the-Job Training | Paid Work Experience | Summer Jobs | Transitional Jobs | Unpaid Work Experience | Work-Based Learning - General | Counseling - General | Employability Skills | Job Readiness Services - General | Soft Skills Training | Workplace Safety | Job Coaching | Job Retention | Case Management - General | Financial Aid | Financial Literacy | Follow-up Services | Individual Employment Plan | Individualized Service Strategy | Mentoring | Supportive Services/Counseling | Tracking of Participants | Transportation Services | Tuition Assistance | Tutoring | Collaboration | Education Partnerships | Federal Partners | Integrated Programs/Services | Partnerships - General | Program Integration - General | Secondary Schools | Planning Policy Governance Leadership - General | Regulations | Youth Councils | Accommodations | Communication/Outreach | Program Design/Service Delivery | Program/Operations - General

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Posted: 5/21/2015 11:41 AM
Posted By: Teresa Theis
Posted In: Agricultural Connection
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