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Volunteers are at the heart of our mission at NAMI Montgomery County PA. By sharing your time and talents, we are able to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness through recovery focused support, education, and advocacy.

 

The following are current volunteer opportunities: (see below for detailed description)
  • Program Facilitator/Presenter Opportunities:
    • In Our Own Voice
    • Ending the Silence
    • Friends in the Lobby
    • Family Support Group
    • Connections Support Group
  • Event Volunteer 
    • NAMIWalks Greater Philadelphia
    • Benefit for the Brain
    • Family Picnic
  • NAMI Office Volunteer – light administrative work: mailings, filing, etc.

  • Organize a NAMI Fundraising Event – in your community or workplace.

 

Presenters must be an individual with lived experience and willing to share your story through a 60-90 min presentation. Stipend offered.  Formal NAMI training will be provided and is required.

 

Two presenter opportunities: Stipend offered. 

  • Peer Presenter – must be between the ages of 18-35yrs with lived experience to share your story with high school aged youth.
  • Adult Presenter – must be 35yrs or older and a family member/loved of someone with mental illness.

Formal NAMI training provided and required for both positions.

 

Volunteers will have a space in the lobby of hospitals during visitation hours where they will provide visitors with information on NAMI Mont Co and other local mental health resources.  

 

Looking for Facilitators to run a once a month support group for family members/loved ones of someone living with a mental illness. Facilitators must be a family member/loved one of someone with a mental illness. Stipend offered. Formal training provided by NAMI and required.

 

Looking for Facilitators to run a once a month support group to share their story. Facilitators must have lived experience. Stipend offered. Formal training provided by NAMI and required.

 

If you have questions or would like to get involved please reach out to us at 215-361-7784 or office@namimontcopa.org

If you are ready to volunteer, please fill out the following form and email back to office@namimontcopa.org

Volunteer Application

 

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