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NAMI Southwest Washington

NAMI Southwest Washington, or NAMI SW WA is an affiliate of NAMI. We currently serve Clark, Cowlitz, Skamania, and Wahkiakum counties. As an independent 501(c)3 non-profit organization, NAMI SW WA has access to the excellent educational resources of the national organization and the independent status to create and implement our own innovative programs to serve our local community.

NAMI SW WA advocates for access to services, treatment, and support for individuals and families struggling with mental health challenges; we offer our services at no charge. We are steadfast in our commitment to raising awareness and building our community of hope for all those in need through education, support, and advocacy. We provide unique mental health services that otherwise are unavailable or inaccessible to many individuals and families.

NAMI SW WA is looking for a social media/content creator to boost our social media presence. We’re looking for someone who wants to expand their portfolio and experience in a safe space.

This person would:

  • Film and edit informational and personal shorts for Instagram, FaceBook, TikTok, and other appropriate platforms
  • Be creative and inspirational
  • Understand the mental health journey to recovery either personally or as a family member
  • Is a self-starter and takes initiative
  • Can deal and adapt to emotionally intense environments
  • Be passionate about silencing mental health stigma
  • Be aware and kind to others dealing with mental health issues

Job Type: Part-time internship, in person

Schedule: TBD; We are open Monday - Friday, 9:30 - 4 PM

Location: NAMI SW WA Office, 2500 Main St. Suite 120, Vancouver, WA 98660

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About NAMI Southwest Washington

Location:

2500 Main Street, Suite 120, Vancouver, WA 98660, US

Mission Statement

NAMI SW WA is dedicated to helping all people affected by mental illness through education, support, and advocacy. Our service area is Clark, Cowlitz, Skamania, and Wahkiakum counties in Washington State with offices in Vancouver and Longview. Throughout our mission, we provide mental health programs and groups that are not accessible elsewhere for individuals and families affected by mental health challenges through education, support, and advocacy.

Description

NAMI SW WA is a primarily volunteer organization that provides education, support, and advocacy for individuals who live with brain disorders, other mental health diagnoses, and for the people who love and care for them. In 2016, we served over 6000 people in Southwest Washington. These services include:

  • Support groups
  • Community conversation events
  • Peer-led classes for families and individuals
  • Anti-stigma campaigns
  • Judicial advocacy
  • Monthly newsletters
  • Law enforcement crisis and provider training
  • Information resources

All programs, services, and events are offered at no-cost to participants because the population we serve often lives at or below the poverty levels. Our programs for family members are unique services and we are considered to be the representative voice for families in our community that have a loved one with a mental disorder. We currently participate in a Walk for mental illness each year and do other smaller fundraisers to support our work in the community.
Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2500 Main StreetSuite 120Vancouver, WA 98660

(45.63981,-122.67204)
 

SKILLS

  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10-20 hours/week

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