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Volunteer Opportunity

Support Group & Program Facilitators

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NAMI Lane County
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Springfield, OR
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Published 19 days ago

Do you want to make a difference in our community? NAMI Lane County is looking for dedicated and passionate volunteers to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by mental health conditions. You will be able work on special projects involving our cause while getting valuable experience and skills. We value our volunteers and their work! If you are interested in this great opportunity and want more information, please call (541) 343-7688.


Due to Covid-19, many of our positions are temporarily unavailable at this time and have been removed from this list. Currently, our office is only open to staff and volunteers are performing their positions remotely. All positions can be trained for and performed online via Zoom.


Education Programs Facilitator (two options):


1. Family to Family Facilitator

Family to Family is a 9-week course led by trained volunteers with lived experience as a loved

one to someone with a mental health condition.

A $250 stipend is available to each facilitator upon completion of the course

Additional requirements: You must complete the course as a participant and then have

additional training through NAMI Oregon. Training is offered online at no cost.


2. Peer to Peer Facilitator

Peer to Peer is an 8-week course led by trained volunteers who have lived experience with

mental health conditions.

A $250 stipend is available to each facilitator upon completion of the course.

Additional requirements: You must complete the course as a participant and then have

additional training through NAMI Oregon. Training is offered online at no cost.


Support Groups Facilitator (two options):


1. NAMI Family Support Group Facilitator

Family Support Group is a support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced

symptoms of a mental illness and is led by trained volunteers who have lived experience with a

loved one with a mental health condition.

Groups meet weekly and facilitators would ideally co-facilitate one of those groups per month.

A $15 stipend is available to each facilitator per group.

Additional Requirements: You must participate in a NAMI Support Group, then have additional

training offered through NAMI Oregon. Training is offered online at no cost.


2. NAMI Connection Support Group Facilitator

Connection Support Group is a support group for people living with mental health conditions led

by trained volunteers with lived experience.

Groups meet weekly and facilitators would ideally co-facilitate one group per week.

A $15 stipend is available to each facilitator per group.

Additional Requirements: You must participate in a NAMI Support Group, then have additional

training offered through NAMI Oregon. Training is offered online at no cost.


Special Events and Projects Volunteers:


1. Annual Appeal Mailings Volunteers

Multiple positions available for short shifts in October. In order to prepare our Annual Appeal,

we need volunteers for letter folding, envelope stuffing, and labeling. This position works best in

person and can be done masked indoors and socially distanced.


2. NAMI Walk Volunteers

Multiple positions available for our annual walk in May. The walk provides many opportunities,

such as tabling, registration, t-shirt distribution, set-up & tear-down, route directors,

photographer, videographer, and start and finish line volunteers. Should the 2022 NAMI Walk

happen in-person, this will be an outdoor, masked event

Do you want to make a difference in our community? NAMI Lane County is looking for dedicated and passionate volunteers to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by mental health conditions. You will be able work on special…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Springfield, OR
Associated Location
129 9th St, Springfield, OR 97477, USA

Apply to This Volunteer Opportunity

Instructions:

Contact Programs Coordinator, Rachael Friese, by email rachaelfriese@namilane.org or call 541-343-7688

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