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Cause Areas

When

Thu Oct 22, 2015 01:00 PM - Fri Dec 16, 2016 04:30 PM

Where

10202 SE 32nd Ave.Ste. 501Milwaukie, OR 97222


About

Description of work: Help participants identify projects of interest and the tools to work on their art projects. Lead set-up at start of group and clean-up at end of group. Manage organization of art supplies at NAMI-CC office for safety/ease of access. Encourage participants to engage in projects that require team effort

Location: NAMI Clackamas office

Skills and knowledge required: Ideal volunteer must be personable, able to work in a team environment, and have an interest in supporting families, friends, and individuals affected by mental health issues. Some art of crafting experience helpful but not necessary. Must be able to pass background check.

Time required: Every Thursday from 1:30pm-4:00pm (set-up starts 1:00pm & clean-up starts 3:30pm) preferred. As little as two times a month possible.

Benefits: A great opportunity to engage individuals in the therapeutic power of art!

Hear what a facilitator says about volunteering!

"Facilitating the Open Minds Art Studio has really opened a door to therapeutic healing for me that I didn't know I needed. It is a gift to lead watch the benefit in the participant's faces. Facilitating this group brought me more clarity about mental illness and life in general."

Skills

  • Mental Health
  • Visual Arts
  • Group Facilitation

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 6 months
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