Motivation Education and Training (MET)
212 15th Ave NE, Ste 1015, Waseca, MN, 56093-2702
Distance: 1046 Miles
Employment preparation and career training program that provides experience or vocational education for the work associated with a certain type of job
Provides academic and vocational training to migrant and seasonal farm workers help participants become economically self-sufficient.
The National Farmworker Jobs Program includes:
* Emergency supportive services (nutritional, transportation, housing, utilities)
* Vocational skills training
* Customized training
* Job readiness skills
* Work experience
* On-the-job training
* Computer literacy
* English as a Second Language
* Agricultural upgrade training
* Pesticide safety training
MET also serves low-income and disadvantaged populations throughout the agency's service area.
Eligible participants are:
* Seasonal farmworkers primarily employed in agricultural labor with long periods of unemployment or underemployment
* Citizens, permanent residents, refugees, asylees, parolee and other authorized immigrants
Contact the office near you for eligibility verification.
Waseca and surrounding counties
Other Services or resources
This provider does not offer other services or resources at this location.
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HH-0500.8000-150English as a Second Language Definition
Programs that offer opportunities for non-English-speaking and limited-English-speaking adults to learn listening, speaking, reading and writing skills with an emphasis on developing the level of communication competence that is essential for adults who are living in a setting in which English is the primary language. Also included are programs that provide English language instruction for younger people.
ND-2000.3500-150Classroom Training Definition
Programs that offer employment related training courses, generally in a traditional classroom setting, which provide participants with the technical skills and information they need to perform a particular job or group of jobs. The training has a structured, defined curriculum and may feature lectures, demonstrations, simulations, role-playing, self-study and other similar activities. Classroom style training is also the primary format used for training in the "soft skills" that are required to get a job, stay employed and advance.
ND-2000.3500-630On the Job Training Definition
Programs that identify public or private sector employers that are willing to take on trainees who learn to perform the tasks that are associated with their position at the work site using the actual tools, equipment, documents and materials that they will use when fully trained. OJT trainees work under the supervision of skilled employees who serve as instructors following a training plan established by the employee, the employer and an external agency, if matching wages are being paid by that agency; and are engaged in productive work and earn a wage as they are trained. Employers may be offered cash training reimbursements (subsidized wages) or other incentives to hire difficult-to-employ individuals and are generally expected to hire the trainees upon successful completion of the training.
ND-2000.6400Occupation Specific Job Training Definition
Programs that provide training in the technical competencies unique to a specific occupation that are required for successful workplace performance. The training may be delivered in a variety of ways including apprenticeships, business practice firms, classroom training, internships, OJT or work experience; or may take place in a combination of settings, on-the-job training supported by formal classroom training, for example, or classroom training followed by an internship.
ND-6500.9600WIOA Programs Definition
Programs funded through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 that provide work-readiness training for youth age 14 through 24 from low-income households or are at risk of dropping out of school; and adults age 18 and older who are low-income and/or receiving public assistance and are unemployed. The goal is to prepare youth for high school graduation, post-secondary education and, ultimately, a career. Specific components of the WIA program may focus on special populations with unique employment problems including Native Americans, veterans, migrant and seasonal farm workers, dislocated workers and people who are homeless.
Individuals who are age 18 and older but who are not yet considered older adults.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YH-6000.3100Hispanic/Latino Community Definition
Americans of Spanish or Latin American descent. Latin America is a geographic and cultural region comprising 18 Spanish-speaking countries, Brazil, and Haiti, or generally the areas which Spain and Portugal colonized in the Americas.
YH-6000.5050Mexican Community Definition
Individuals who are either citizens of Mexico or who identify themselves as part of the Mexican community.
YL-3300.4500Low Income Definition
Individuals or families whose annual income is between 150 and 200% of poverty level for their family size.
YL-3500.0400-800Seasonal Workers Definition
Individuals who are able to find employment during certain times of the year, e.g., the dry months for construction workers, the harvest season for agricultural workers.
YL-3500.9010Unemployed Individuals Definition
Individuals who are without employment but are looking for jobs and available for work.
YO-0200.0250Agricultural Laborers Definition
Individuals who provide manual labor for crop farms, dairy farms, poultry farms, livestock ranches, aquacultural operations, greenhouses, nurseries and other agricultural establishments. Included are individuals who manually plant, cultivate and harvest vegetables, fruits, nuts, horticultural specialties and field crops using hand tools such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears and knives as well as those who attend to live farm, ranch or aquacultural animals including cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses and other equines, poultry, finfish, shellfish and bees or to animals raised for specific products such as meat, fur, skins, feathers, eggs, milk or honey. Duties of laborers working with crops may include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops; applying pesticides; cleaning, sorting, packing and loading harvested products; constructing and repairing trellises, fences and farm buildings; assisting in irrigation activities. Duties of laborers working with animals include feeding, watering, herding, grazing, castrating, branding, de-beaking, weighing, catching and loading animals as well as cleaning their housing areas. Workers may also maintain records on animals; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; assist in birth deliveries; and administer medications, vaccinations or insecticides as appropriate. Included are workers who shear wool from sheep and collect eggs in hatcheries.
People who move from one temporary residence to another, usually in search of temporary or seasonal employment.