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NAMI Lane County

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Do you want to make a difference in our community? NAMI Lane County is looking for dedicated and passionate volunteers to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by mental health conditions. You will be able work on special projects involving our cause while getting valuable experience and skills. We value our volunteers and their work! If you are interested in this great opportunity and want more information, please call (541) 343-7688.

Due to Covid-19, many of our positions are temporarily unavailable at this time and have been removed from this list. Currently, our office is only open to staff and volunteers are performing their positions remotely. All positions can be trained for and performed online via Zoom.

Education Programs Facilitator (two options):

1. Family to Family Facilitator
Family to Family is a 9-week course led by trained volunteers with lived experience as a loved
one to someone with a mental health condition.
A $250 stipend is available to each facilitator upon completion of the course
Additional requirements: You must complete the course as a participant and then have
additional training through NAMI Oregon. Training is offered online at no cost.

2. Peer to Peer Facilitator
Peer to Peer is an 8-week course led by trained volunteers who have lived experience with
mental health conditions.
A $250 stipend is available to each facilitator upon completion of the course.
Additional requirements: You must complete the course as a participant and then have
additional training through NAMI Oregon. Training is offered online at no cost.

Support Groups Facilitator (two options):

1. NAMI Family Support Group Facilitator
Family Support Group is a support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced
symptoms of a mental illness and is led by trained volunteers who have lived experience with a
loved one with a mental health condition.
Groups meet weekly and facilitators would ideally co-facilitate one of those groups per month.
A $15 stipend is available to each facilitator per group.
Additional Requirements: You must participate in a NAMI Support Group, then have additional
training offered through NAMI Oregon. Training is offered online at no cost.

2. NAMI Connection Support Group Facilitator
Connection Support Group is a support group for people living with mental health conditions led
by trained volunteers with lived experience.
Groups meet weekly and facilitators would ideally co-facilitate one group per week.
A $15 stipend is available to each facilitator per group.
Additional Requirements: You must participate in a NAMI Support Group, then have additional
training offered through NAMI Oregon. Training is offered online at no cost.

Special Events and Projects Volunteers:

1. Annual Appeal Mailings Volunteers
Multiple positions available for short shifts in October. In order to prepare our Annual Appeal,
we need volunteers for letter folding, envelope stuffing, and labeling. This position works best in
person and can be done masked indoors and socially distanced.

2. NAMI Walk Volunteers
Multiple positions available for our annual walk in May. The walk provides many opportunities,
such as tabling, registration, t-shirt distribution, set-up & tear-down, route directors,
photographer, videographer, and start and finish line volunteers. Should the 2022 NAMI Walk
happen in-person, this will be an outdoor, masked event

More opportunities with NAMI Lane County

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About NAMI Lane County

Location:

129 9th St, Springfield, OR 97477, US

Mission Statement

NAMI is dedicated to the SUPPORT, EDUCATION and ADVOCACY of persons concerned with mental health issues.

Description

NAMI is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to improve, advocate and empower families of/and individuals affected with mental health issues. NAMI is one of the largest grassroots advocacy group organization in the nation.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

129 9th StSpringfield, OR 97477

(44.04668,-123.01372)
 

SKILLS

  • Multi-Tasking
  • Family Therapy
  • Youth Services
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Data Entry
  • Public Speaking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Program facilitators are required to attend the program beforehand and have additional training through NAMI Oregon.

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