Migrant Services Volunteerhttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/mennonite voluntary service/United States/120199/Migrant Services VolunteerMigrant Services VolunteerMigrant Farmworkers Assistance Fund<p> <ul> <li>Join a small team of migrant advocates providing direct service and accompaniment to migrant and seasonal farmworkers living in rural orchard labor camps.</li> <li>Gain exposure and advocacy training in a wide variety of professional settings: medical, legal, social services, education, rural poverty issues.</li> <li>Provide labor camp outreach to migrant farmworkers and their families, mostly Mexican and Mexican-American.</li> <li>Provide advocacy, interpretation and transportation to medical and other appointments.</li> <li>Assist with case management for farmworkers and their families to respond to health care, education and emergency service needs.</li> <li>Interpret in legal, school and medical contexts (if desired by MVS volunteer.)</li> <li>Co-coordinate and assist with MFAF's family and youth enrichment, leadership, community building programs for farmworkers and their families.</li> <li>Assist with children and adult education programs, including tutoring, GED, ESL, health education, Women's Group and summer education and leadership programs.</li> <li>File notes and office work at small office in midtown Kansas City.</li> <li>Work in a small, energetic, fun team in our office in midtown Kansas City; co-workers are social-justice minded, active in local community activities and have diverse backgrounds and musical and food interests!</li> </ul> </p> <p> Website: <a href="http://www.migrantfarmworkersaf.org/">www.migrantfarmworkersaf.org/</a><br> Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/migrantfarmworkersAF">https://www.facebook.com/migrantfarmworkersAF</a> </p> <div class="ExternalClass0074C1A5760B46488262BD9A47AC8377"><p> <strong>Qualifications:</strong> </p><p> <strong><i>Start in the position, for orientation, no later than July 15 </i></strong> </p><p> Enjoy direct service with people, getting to know them well and know their families and stories.<br> Mature and self-motivating.<br> Flexible.<br> Enjoy working with a team.<br> Fluency in Spanish is helpful, but not required.<br> Willing to work irregular hours (during the August through October migrant apple harvest season).<br> Must have a valid US driver's license and good driving record.<br> Experience with Latinos in the U.S. is helpful, but not required.<br> Interest in learning more about migrant farmworkers in the U.S.<br> </p> </div>

 

 

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