Friends in the Lobby Program Manager

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NAMI San Fernando Valley


Are you passionate about mental health and helping people in crisis? NAMI San Fernando Valley/Santa Clarita Valley is looking for an energetic and compassionate volunteer to fill the role of Friends in the Lobby Program Manager. Friends in the Lobby works in partnership with hospitals and urgent care facilities to make families aware of NAMI and how we can help them or their loved one affected by a mental health crisis.

The Friends in the Lobby Program Manager will:

  • Schedule and track Friends in the Lobby volunteers
  • Help branch into new locations in the San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys
  • Set up tables in facilities and provide visitors with brochures, flyers, and information about NAMI's program and services

*This position is great for students who need to earn volunteer, practicum, or community service hours! If you are a CSUN student needing hours, please indicate this when you contact us.

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

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. We’ll get in touch with you within 48 hours.

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About NAMI San Fernando Valley


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.


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 or call our info line at (818) 994-6747.

Crisis Support
Health & Medicine


We'll work with your schedule.


14659 Olive View DrSylmar, CA 91342



  • Mental Health
  • Advocacy
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 18
  • 1-5 hours per week

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