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NAMI Metro Suburban is offering Recovery Support Specialist Internships
What does it mean to be a RSS intern?
NAMI Metro Suburban’s Drop in Center serves as a training hub for individuals in need of a volunteer site to help satisfy the 2,000 hours required for one’s Recovery Support Specialist Certification. We are asking for a 4-month commitment from individuals interested in being an intern. The Drop in Center will provide up to a 15 hour a week per internship.
What opportunities exist?
* Mental Health First Aid
* WRAP and/or Peer to Peer class
* Shadow Connection Support Group meetings
* Hear Us Training to learn how to share recovery story
* CRSS Study Groups
* Peer group supervision
What would I do?
* Be present in the milieu, interacting with and supporting participants
* Co-facilitate groups and assist with Lunch and Learn
* Provide tours to new participants
* Assist with field trips and outings
* Assist participants with the completion of annual paperwork
* Make phone calls to promote Drop in Center events
* Perform outreach to new guests
816 HARRISON ST, OAK PARK, IL 60304, US
The mission of NAMI Metro Suburban is to improve the quality of life for individuals, families and communities who are affected by mental illness. We achieve this goal by providing education, advocacy and support (free of charge) within the communities of west suburban Cook County.
NAMI Metro Suburban is an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. We are a grassroots family and consumer self-help support, education and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of people, families and communities affected by mental illness in the western suburbs of Cook County. NAMI Metro Suburban is one of 900 affiliates nationwide.
We'll work with your schedule.
814 Harrison St.Oak ParkOak Park, IL 60304
January 10, 2020