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NAMI Greater Boston Consumer Advocacy Network

  • 12 people are interested

The National Alliance on Mental Illness Greater Boston Peer Support and Advocacy Network (PSAN)
is a peer-run organization helping people
advance in their recovery from mental health and/or addictions. We have a number of volunteers who help run
support groups, do individual and systemic advocacy, outreach and development, information technology,
public policy, tutoring and other activities. You will be working closely
closely with co-founder Howard D. Trachtman, BS, CPS, CPRP, COAPS a nationally recognized
mental health advocate and a variety of passionate other volunteers. see our website
https://namiboston.org/people-living-mental-illness/


We are seeking a volunteer coordinator to help manage our volunteers and recruit additional volunteers.
We also help staff the Hope Center, www.hoperlc.org which is part of the Metro Boston Recovery Learning Community
www.metrobostonrlc.org We are also hoping to create a handbook for our volunteers to learn how to do
various duties at NAMI GB CAN and the Hope Center.

We are always happy to talk to people about NAMI, the nation's largest grassroots advocacy organization.




To apply or if you have any questions, please contact Howard D. Trachtman, BS, CPS, CPRP, COAPS co-founder and President Emeritus.
Email hdt@namigbcan.org home/office (781) 642-0368

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About NAMI Greater Boston Consumer Advocacy Network

Location:

Plaza Level - Lindemann, 25 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, US

Mission Statement

NAMI GB CAN (NAMI Greater Boston Consumer Advocacy Network) provides support, education and advocacy. We are a grassroots organization of people with lived experience of mental health treatment (Peers). We are an affiliate of NAMI-MASS (National Alliance on Mental Illness of Massachusetts). We are dedicated to eliminating the stigma and discrimination of those labeled with mental illness.

NAMI is known as the "Nation's Voice on Mental Illness" and we at GB-CAN believe that this voice must be recovery-oriented and value the lived experience of Peers.

Our website is www.namigbcan.org

Description

NAMI Greater Boston Consumer Advocacy Network (NAMI GBCAN) www.namigbcan.org is an
affilliate of NAMI Massachusetts (National Alliance on Mental Illness of Massachusetts). While anyone is welcome
to join or volunteer, most of our active members have lived experience with mental health treatment.

We are dedicated to eliminating the stigma and discrimination of those labeled with mental illness,
fighting for rights and helping people become employed. Our pillars of advocacy are
support, education and advocacy. We do much advocacy work by going to the state house
and serving on boards and committees. NAMI Greater Boston Consumer Advocacy Network (NAMI GBCAN) www.namigbcan.org is an
affilliate of NAMI Massachusetts (National Alliance on Mental Illness of Massachusetts). While anyone is welcome
to join, most of our active members have lived experience with mental health treatment.

We are dedicated to eliminating the stigma and discrimination of those labeled with mental illness,
fighting for rights and helping people become employed. Our pillars of advocacy are
support, education and advocacy. We do much advocacy work by going to the state house
and serving on boards and committees. By affiliating with NAMI we have access to the NAMI Connection
support group model, the In Our Own Voice speakers program and more. As NAMI is known as the
"Nation's Voice on Mental Illness" we at NAMI GBCAN want this voice to be recovery-oriented and
value the lived experience of our peers.

We are an partner of the Metro Boston Recovery Learning Community www.mbrlc.org
and help staff the Hope Recovery Center www.hoperlc.org

We also help people navigate the mental health system and provide numerous social activities
for our members.


Advocacy & Human Rights
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

25 Staniford StreetPlaza LevelBoston, MA 02114

(42.36259,-71.06361)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Mental Health
  • Management
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • available Tuesdays

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