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NAMI Helpline Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: National Alliance on Mental Illness - San Diego & Imperial Counties

  • 14 people are interested
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In this rewarding remote volunteer posistion, you will provide callers with resources, support and referrals to relevant behavioral health services. Callers are often facing mental health challenges themselves, or an advocate speaking on behalf of someone facing mental health challenges. Being able to empathsize, listen and be patient is essential in this role, where you can make a postive impact on someone's life everyday!

Please complete an official volunteer application here: Volunteer Application - National Alliance on Mental Illness San Diego (volgistics.com)

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About National Alliance on Mental Illness - San Diego & Imperial Counties

Location:

1701 Mission Avenue, Suite 220, Oceanside, CA 92058, US

Mission Statement

At NAMI, we have a three fold mission: Support people with mental health challenges and their families through empathy, helping them find coping mechanisms, and connecting them to resources. Educate people who have mental health challenges, their families, and the general public about mental illness with the goal of dispelling ignorance and stigma. Advocate for more research and an improved system of mental health services across the nation.

Description

NAMI is the largest grassroots mental health organization in the nation. We have a variety of different volunteer opportunities with the San Diego & Imperial Counties chapter, where you can help support individuals with mental health challenges, advocate, educate and make a positive impact on the community!

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Crisis Support
Homeless & Housing
Advocacy & Human Rights, Crisis Support, Homeless & Housing

WHEN

Mon Jul 01, 2024 - Sun Sep 29, 2024
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Mental Health
  • Data Entry
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per week
  • Background check required (paid for by NAMI), and attending a Zoom volunteer orientation

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