Advocate for Mental Illness


(42.341,-89.08479)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Multiple LocationsRockford, IL 61103

About

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Northern Illinois is in search of new volunteers for various parts of our organization. The opportunites are as follows:

EDUCATION TEACHERS

Our classes are all peer led. Graduates of NAMI Family to Family and NAMI Basics are eligible for training to teach these classes. All training is free.

FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE

Assist in creative ways to raise money to support NAMI’S established educational programs and to help in present fund raising activities.

OUTREACH TEAM

We are growing and we want you to join our team. There are many ways to help with this team.

  • Give several hours and help us in the NAMI office organize promotional materials to distribute in the community.
  • Be a part of the distribution team. Choose from a select of sites to bring NAMI materials display.
  • Join our health fair team.
  • Be a part of our presentation traveling team .

MEMBERSHIP

Assist with the task of recruiting new members. Help is needed for finding new and innovative methods to increase NAMI membership.

NEWSLETTER

Assist with publication, articles mailing and distribution of NAMI newsletter. The newsletter is published every other month and is distributed to NAMI members and the community.

PROGRAMS

Assist in planning programs and scheduling speakers for Monthly Program Meetings. Monthly meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at Stepping Stones at 706 North Main Street. Rockford, IL

REFRESHMENTS

Assist in seeing that refreshments will be served at the monthly Program Meetings and at Special Events. Program Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of the month.

STARS OF LIGHT THEATRE TROUPE

This group is in need of actors, singers, musicians, writers, props, costumes, sound support, set- up support, videographers, photographers and event greeters.

SUPPORT GROUP FACILITATORS

Are you a family member of someone with a mental illness, or a peer who is interested in leading a support group? Free training is provided.

Join NAMI and Volunteer with Us!

To join go to the following: http://naminorthernillinois.org/become-a-member/

To sign-up as a volunteer online, go to the following and fill out the form: http://naminorthernillinois.org/volunteer-opportunities-2/volunteer-sign-up/

If you’d like more information about the Volunteer Program or have questions, contact us at 815-963-2470

Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
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