is a culturally-sensitive corporation primarily serving migrant and
seasonal farmworkers and their families by responding to their needs
for employment, training, education, health care and other services
that promote self-sufficiency through personal and social growth.
is funded under the Department of Labor, more specifically the
National Farmworker Jobs Program.
This program provides employment, training skills and services
to eligible participants throughout the State of Iowa.
The services that are provided to migrant and seasonal
farmworkers include English-as-a- Second-Language instruction, ABE
(Adult Basic Education), GED (General Equivalency Development), High
School Diploma and vocational training.
Other services include career guidance, job readiness,
job-placement assistance, on- the-job training, work experience and
also provides Migrant Health Services for farmworkers.
more information and locations of main and branch offices contact
Proteus. Please call
(515) 244-5694 or (800) 372-6031.
The web page address is
Employment and Training program funded through the Department of Labor
through the Workforce Investment Act, Section 167, National Farmworker
services include assessment, career counseling, job placement
assistance, vocational training, English-as-a-Second Language
instruction, job readiness, High School Diploma and GED.
Participants may receive other supportive services including
assistance with transportation, rent, and childcare.
Migrant and seasonal farmworkers (and dependents) who have
performed farmwork in the
United States or Puerto Rico are eligible if the farmwork
the primary type (majority of time or money earned (51% or
more) of employment during any consecutive twelve-month period within
the last two years. Also,
the potential participant must be employment authorized, selective
service certified if applicable, and meet low-income guidelines for
the family size during the same 12-month period used to demonstrate
Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm. Hours are flexible.
Proteus will go anywhere in the state to work with a client.
3850 Merle Hay Road, Suite 500
Des Moines, Iowa 50310-1322
Voice: (515) 271-5306+Ext.
Fax: (515) 271-5309
Dodge Satellite Office:
409 Kenyon Road
Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501-5750
Fax: (515) 573-5229
1548 S. Gilbert Street
Iowa City, Iowa 52240-4304
Fax: (319) 248-0182