Hispanic Migrant Ministry
MIGRANT FARMWORKER MINISTRY
Includes but is not limited to the following:
Transportation - to Lakeside hospital or Rochester hospitals, the Brockport clinic, medical or dental appointments, immigration court appointments in Buffalo, or school in Western Monroe County and
Tutoring - migrant children (school work, career mentor, school advisors), and adults (citizenship study, English classes meant to aid in preparing to become a U.S. citizen). Most likely at farm worker place of
Interpreters – at a variety of locations and situations, such as: at school (for adults and children to be able to communicate at school programs and functions, e.g., parent/teacher meeting); at immigration appointments and court appointments; medical interface (communicate patient’s needs to medical caregivers in hospitals, clinics, dental visits); financial interface (aiding in bank transactions, money matters such obtaining money orders); aiding in DMV business (e.g., vehicle registration).
Advocacy – advocate in support of migrant farm workers (e.g. aid in written communications with local, state, and federal government representatives and agencies; participate in advocacy opportunities (as in petition campaigns, etc.).
Liturgical Activities – plan and/or participate in liturgical celebrations (Mass, feast days, Day of the Dead, Our Lady of Guadaloupe, Bienvenida, etc.).
Social Activities – plan and/or participate in community functions (e.g. picnics, feast days, Bienvenida, etc.).