outreach and development associate



Time Commitment

Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)


Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


25 Staniford Street
Plaza Level
United States


NAMI GB CAN www.namigbcan.org seeks an outreach and development associate who will work closely with co-founder Howard D. Trachtman, BS, CPS, CPRP and our other staff.

We are a peer-run organization and will train people with lived experience of mental health and/or addictions for this volunteer position.

The main role is to go with us to other organizations to talk about recovery and the services offered by NAMI GB CAN and the Metro Boston Recovery Learning Community, www.mbrlc.org

The NAMI GB CAN office is currently located at the Hope Center www.hoperlc.org DMH Lindemann Building, 25 Staniford Street, PLAZA LEVEL, Boston.

Here are some of the activities that an Outreach and Development Associate could do, no one is expect to do all activities:

Visit in person or communicate with other organizations to promote GB CAN.

Help staff GB CAN information table at conferences and events.

Communicate with existing GB CAN members via phone, email and US mail.

Staff NAMI GB CAN office.

Maintain database of NAMI GB CAN members and verify accuracy of NAMI's database.

Recruit new NAMI GB CAN members and renew lapsing members.

Provide peer support as needed.

Help with GB CAN newsletter.

Prepare for NAMI Walk in May.

Help support legislative advocacy.

Provide input on updating website.

Liaison with NAMI Boston Board of Directors.

Maintain NAMI literature and help distribute to community.

Help organize GB CAN social events.

In Our Own Voice presenter or willing to take free training.

NAMI Connection group facilitator or willing to take free training.

Other duties as assigned by NAMI GB CAN management




Training Provided

How To Apply

To apply or if you have any questions, please contact Howard D. Trachtman, BS, CPS, CPRP co-founder and President Emeritus Email hdt@namigbcan.org or call home/office (781) 642-0368 or snail mail: NAMI GB CAN 776 Main Street #541481 Waltham, MA 02453