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NAMI Drop-in Center Outdoors Group Leader

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NAMI METRO SUBURBAN INC

  • 3 people are interested

The NAMI Drop-in Center is a place where adults (18+) living with a mental health condition can go to socialize, find support and build lifeskills.

The Drop-in Center is currently seeking someone to lead our outdoors walking group. This leader would walk with interested individuals around the Oak Park area - starting and ending at the Drop-in Center. The outdoors group may also choose to spend time in the local parks or doing other local outdoor activities. The key role of the group leader would be to encourage participation and help build conversation and connections amongst the walkers. In cases of bad weather, the group may choose to stay indoors at the Drop-in Center and engage in other activities.

The outdoors walking group will meet weekly for 1 hour between 2pm and 6pm on Saturday or Sunday and between 1pm and 7pm on Monday or Tuesday. You do not need to be available for both sessions to be considered for this role.

Volunteers must be over 18 years old.

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About NAMI METRO SUBURBAN INC

Location:

816 HARRISON ST, OAK PARK, IL 60304, US

Mission Statement

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.

Description

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.

Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

814 Harrison St.Oak Park, IL 60304

(41.87301,-87.79475)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 to 2 hours weekly

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