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Join NAMI Pierce County Board of Directors

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ORGANIZATION: NAMI of Pierce County

Join our Board of Directors!

Do you have a passion to serve those affected by mental illness? Would you like to make a difference in your community and be able to speak for those who are unable to do so themselves? Are you interested in advocating for changes and improvements to our mental health system? Would you like to belong to an organization that values your experience and passion and where you are part of a family?

Then we need YOU!!

Consider joining the NAMI Pierce County Board of Directors. We are currently seeking officers for the positions of Board president and Board secretary, as well as for directors for the areas of community outreach, education, membership, and legislation/advocacy. Board members serve a two-year volunteer term beginning January 2023. NAMI Pierce County’s mission is to provide support, education, advocacy and public awareness so that individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.

The Board President is the main representative of the organization and oversees all aspects of the organization with the support of an Executive Director and small staff. The Board Secretary takes and handles the minutes of board meetings and is responsible for Communications - overseeing our newsletter, website, Facebook, and social media accounts. Directors oversee their specific areas of interest and provides vision and direction for our programs and services. Board members are elected by the NAMI Pierce County membership in November and will receive training and orientation prior to taking office in January.

NAMI Pierce County is an active Board with the goal of making a difference in and improving the lives of those in the mental health community. Please contact board President Lovey Offerle at kekuluo@yahoo.com or 206-390-2040 for more information and to help make a difference in the lives of others.

We look forward to you joining our NAMI Pierce County family!

More opportunities with NAMI of Pierce County

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About NAMI of Pierce County

Location:

PO BOX 111923, TACOMA, WA 98411, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide support, education, advocacy and public awareness so that individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.

Description

NAMI Pierce County is an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization. We provide support, education, and advocacy for individuals and families who are living with mental illness and speak for those who are unable to do so themselves. We offer support...we offer hope.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Crisis Support
Health & Medicine
Community, Crisis Support, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3569 E Roosevelt AveTacoma, WA 98404

(47.22719,-122.39826)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Advocacy
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 5 to 15 hours a month average but will depend on the board postion and the particular project or program being worked on
  • Should have a passion for mental health and be dedicated to growing and sustaining the organization. Able to bring creative ideas and work independently and in group settings.

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