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NAMI DuPage

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NAMI DuPage, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, has been providing support, education, and advocacy for those with a mental health diagnosis and their families for over 30 years. We have a Supported Employment program that provides meaningful employment for our participants.

We are looking for professionals to provide light-touch job coaching, such as resume review/creation, interviewing skills/practice, teaching job search strategies, etc.

This position can be over Zoom, phone, or at our office (office will be during business hours). Depending on how many clients you would like to work with, will determine the amount of volunteer hours. Typical time spent with individual clients is approximately one hour a week.

Please note (if you volunteer by zoom) that our clients live in DuPage County in Illinois, a suburb of Chicago.

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About NAMI DuPage

Location:

115 North County Farm Rd, Wheaton, IL 60187, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide support, advocacy and education in order to improve the quality of life of individuals with mental illness and their families.

Description

Who We Are:
NAMI DuPage is a grass roots organization, funded primarily by individual donations and supported by volunteers with first-hand experience as caregivers and as individuals with mental illnesses.

As an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, a nationwide mental health advocacy organization dedicated to improving the quality of lives of people affected by mental illnesses. One of the largest and most innovative of 1,200 in the country and 41 in Illinois, our affiliate provides services and programs that offer relief, resources and importantly - hope for recovery - to individuals and families alike.

History:
NAMI DuPage was founded by a group of parents in 1985 who were looking for services for their children who had been diagnosed with mental illnesses. By joining forces, they thought they could advocate for improved services. NAMI DuPage has grown from this small handful of people to an organization of over 1,000 members. NAMI has been a catalyst for change and reform in DuPage County.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Mental Health
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Life Coaching

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training

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