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Healing Black Minds Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: H.O.P.E.F.U.L. INC.

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Healing Black Minds
Healing Black Minds Volunteer

Healing Black Minds
Mental Health Awareness
in African American Communities

Hopeful Inc.'s goal is to better educate and supply resources and literature to Sacramento County residents with an emphasis on the black community regarding mental health care and early detection. We provide referrals and/or literature to individuals seeking mental health care and looking to learn more about mental health care for themselves or loved ones.

We need you assistance in developing the movement, creating meeting places for discussing and spreading the word about the "HEALING BLACK MINDS" Movement.

We need your assistance in getting the word out regarding our MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS program!!
Factors that affect African Americans' reception of mental health services:

1. Distrust of the medical field
2. Poverty/Economic factors
3. Access to services
4. Lack of understanding/education

63% of African Americans believe that depression is a personal sign of weakness
56% of African Americans believe that depression is a normal sign of aging

General needs of our volunteers:

  • Social media design
  • Social media content writing
  • Pursue sponsors
  • Pass out fliers
  • Connect with your community via forums
  • Recruit other organizations to partner with Hopeful Inc.
  • Do internet research regarding likeminded organizations
  • Introduce our organization to new technology
  • Research community corporations to discover the ways they donate/donation programs
  • Participate in community events on Hopeful's behalf
  • Research Eventbrite, Sacramento365 & etc. for events to spread our message

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About H.O.P.E.F.U.L. INC.

Location:

P.O. BOX 580272, Elk Grove, CA 95758, US

Mission Statement

Helping Other People Everywhere Fully Utilize Life

Description

ABOUT US

Who We Are

HOPEFUL Inc is a community based organization that provides solutions, coping skills and resources to the most distressed communities in Sacramento. We take a state-of-the-art approach in addressing societal challenges, and help these communities discover new perspectives on how to overcome obstacles and barriers to new information and ideas. For those who have participated in our programs, there is a high success rate of life transformative skills.

Our Vision

To be trusted leaders in the community by providing innovative charitable solutions to age old societal challenges.


CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Crisis Support
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Internet Research
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Critical Thinking
  • Community Outreach
  • Multi-Tasking

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5 hours per month (ongoing)
  • Ability to help raise mental health awareness by promoting on social media, community engagement, word of mouth and fundraising. We need a 5 hours/month commitment from every volunteer.

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