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HelpLine Facilitator (Remote)

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ORGANIZATION: NAMI San Fernando Valley

NAMI SFV

Are you a sensitive, caring listener? Are you passionate about helping people affected by mental illness? NAMI San Fernando Valley/Santa Clarita Valley is looking for compassionate volunteers to return calls to our HelpLine from people in crisis or from those who need resources to help themselves or a family member with a mental health condition. We train our HelpLine Facilitators thoroughly and provide them with a comprehensive resource booklet to share relevant resources with callers. *Spanish-speaking applicants highly encouraged to apply!*

ABOUT US: The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation's largest volunteer-led grassroots organization helping individuals affected by mental illness. At NAMI San Fernando Valley/Santa Clarita Valley, we are proud to offer free support groups, educational programs, and outreach presentations to individuals and families affected by mental illness. We tirelessly fight the stigmatization of mental illness through our advocacy and outreach efforts to spread awareness in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valley communities. To learn more, please visit our website at http://www.namisfv.org/.

TO APPLY: If you’re interested in this volunteer opportunity, click the "I Want to Help!" button now and be sure to include your email address and phone number.

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About NAMI San Fernando Valley

Location:

14545 Sherman Circle, Van Nuys, CA 91405, US

Mission Statement

NAMI SFV aims to build a close-knit community to support, advocate for, and educate anyone affected by mental illness.

Description

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

Started as a small group of families gathered around a kitchen table in 1979, NAMI has blossomed into the nation's leading voice on mental health. Today, NAMI is an association of hundreds of local affiliates, state organizations and volunteers who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need. NAMI relies on gifts and contributions to support its important work.

For more information, visit us online at www.namisfv.org or call our info line at (818) 994-6747.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Crisis Support
Health & Medicine
Advocacy & Human Rights, Crisis Support, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Crisis Intervention
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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