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EMOTIONS MATTER INC

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Emotions Matter
Members of Emotions Matter raising awareness for BPD at the NAMI Walk in 2015 in New York City.

Emotions Matter is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 2015 to connect and empower those impacted by borderline personality disorder (BPD) to raise awareness and improve mental health care.

We are seeking a volunteer graphic designer to assist us with design projects to market programs at our organization. Projects may include designing flyers for events, creating art work for social media, or designing graphics for merchandise for our website store.

The ideal candidate will have graphic design experience, and be proficient in a design software platforms such as Adobe Illustrator, Canva, or Word. Candidate should be self-directed, creative, respond to feedback in the design process, and passion about Emotions Matter's mission. Sample graphic designs and references are required during interview process.

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About EMOTIONS MATTER INC

Location:

P.O. Box 7642, Garden City, NY 11530, US

Mission Statement

To connect and empower individuals impacted by borderline personality disorder (BPD) to raise awareness and improve mental health care. Our vision is to create a world in which every individual impacted by BPD has access to resources and support to achieve a meaningful recovery. We do this through peer support and educational programs, publications, workshops and videos.

Description

Emotions Matter, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 2015 to raise awareness, and advocate for the needs of those impacted by borderline personality disorder (BPD), a mental illness characterized by impulsivity, emotional dysregulation, difficulty in relationships, and suicidality.

The individual experience of BPD is different from other mental disorders as they experience more stigma, isolation and discrimination, due to the lack of education of health care providers, community resources or treatment.

Emotions Matter helps individuals with BPD by providing opportunities for peer support and empowerment. In 2017, Emotions Matter hosted an art show in New York City with over 30 artists impacted by BPD. Emotions Matters produced two short films on BPD for social media, and has active Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram feeds. Emotions Matter also runs online BPD peer to peer support groups.

Emotions Matter holds events to increase public health literacy about BPD distributing literature on BPD at mental health conferences and walks. These events bring together a diverse community of clinicians, family members and individuals with BPD who share our mission.

Emotions Matter advocates for the BPD population in Washington, in Congress, at the National Institute of Mental Health, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Graphic Design
  • Graphic Design / Print

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • 2-3 hours a week, in the range of 10-12 hours a month, depending on the season. Dependent on flow of design projects.
  • Volunteer should have own computer to work remotely.

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