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National Alliance on Mental Illness Metropolitan Baltimore

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The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation's largest grassroots organization dedicated to improving the lives of people living with serious mental illness and their families.

NAMI-Metro Baltimore participates in events, fairs, and festivals to introduce the organization, its mission, and its resources to the community. Events are typically held at universities, faith-based organizations, and community organizations.

Volunteer Responsibilities:
▪ Pick up resource materials from the NAMI office prior to the event date
▪ Staff the booth at the event. Tasks include greeting members of the public, answering general questions about NAMI, distributing resources and materials, and encouraging interested individuals to sign up for our email list

Role Requirements:
▪ Comfortable being out in the community; Some venues may be crowded
▪ General, working knowledge of mental illness and NAMI’s mission; Fact sheets and talking points will be provided

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About National Alliance on Mental Illness Metropolitan Baltimore

Location:

6600 York Road, Suite 204, Baltimore, MD 21212, US

Mission Statement

We are a grassroots, family oriented support, education, and advocacy organization dedicated to empowering families to improve the lives of people living with mental illnesses and to eradicating stigma that surrounds mental illness.

Description

Educates, supports and advocates families and individuals dealing with a mental illness. NAMI has 1,500 local and state affiliates and 230,000 members in the United States.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

6600 York RoadSuite 204Baltimore, MD 21212

(39.37654,-76.60929)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Typically 2-6 hours per event
  • “People skills” & a friendly face! Sitting or standing for extended periods

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