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Immediate Volunteer Opportunities

Signature Program Opportunities

Other Volunteer Opportunities

 

Program Lead for Signature Programs

Responsibilities 

* Work with Signature Program Coordinator to recruit teachers and participants. 

* Schedule, staff, and provide materials for designated program

* Report  activities, usage, and improvement plans to Signature Program Coordinator 

Requirements 

* Must be dependable courteous and empathetic

* Must attend volunteer orientation

* Must have participated in the designated program

* Must receive training and certification from NAMI

* Must be a good reader and able to speak in public

Time Commitment 

* 20 hours - Fall Class Preparation

* 20 hours - Spring Class Preparation

*Attend designated committee meetings

Program Lead Opportunities are available in:

NAMI Basics

Peer to Peer

Family Support Group

Connection Support Group

In Our Own Voice

Ending the Silence

It shall be the policy of NAMI Lansing to provide equal membership/employment/service opportunities to all eligible persons without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, handicap, membership in any labor organization, political affiliation, and, for employment only, height, weight, and record of arrest without conviction.It is expected that all volunteers of will be come members of NAMI Lansing. Some volunteer positions will require a background check.

 

Program Helper for Signature Programs

Responsibilities 

* Assist Program leads, teacher, facilitators, and presenters in preparation of, or during classes, support groups, and community presentation.

Requirements 

* Must be dependable courteous and empathetic

* Must attend volunteer orientation

* Must have participated in NAMI Lansing programming

Program Helper Opportunities are available in:

NAMI Basics

Peer to Peer

Family Support Group

Connection Support Group

In Our Own Voice

Ending the Silence

Time Commitment 

*TBD

It shall be the policy of NAMI Lansing to provide equal membership/employment/service opportunities to all eligible persons without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, handicap, membership in any labor organization, political affiliation, and, for employment only, height, weight, and record of arrest without conviction.It is expected that all volunteers of will be come members of NAMI Lansing. Some volunteer positions will require a background check.

 

Teacher for Education Programs

Responsibilities 

* Assist program lead in organizing class materials

* Prepare for and teach a designated curriculum with another Instructor

* Pre-screen prospective participants

* Monitor and report class attendance to program lead

Requirements 

* Must be dependable courteous and empathetic

* Must attend volunteer orientation

* Must have participated in the designated program

* Must receive training and certification from NAMI

* Must be a good reader and able to speak in public

Time Commitment 

*Family to Family - 12 sessions once a year

*NAMI Basics - 6 sessions once a year

*Peer to Peer - 10 sessions once a year

*Attend designated committee meetings

Teacher Opportunities are available in:

NAMI Basics

Peer to Peer (Peer Led)

Family to Family

It shall be the policy of NAMI Lansing to provide equal membership/employment/service opportunities to all eligible persons without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, handicap, membership in any labor organization, political affiliation, and, for employment only, height, weight, and record of arrest without conviction.It is expected that all volunteers of will be come members of NAMI Lansing. Some volunteer positions will require a background check.

 

Facilitator for Support Groups

Responsibilities 

* Assist program lead in organizing class materials

* Co-facilitate a support group based on NAMI's model

* Monitor and report attendance to program lead

Requirements 

* Must be dependable courteous and empathetic

* Must attend volunteer orientation

* Must have participated in the designated program

* Must receive training and certification from NAMI

Time Commitment 

*One 1.5 hr session per month

*Attend designated committee meetings

Facilitator Opportunities are available in:

Connection Support Group (Peer Led)

Family Support Group

It shall be the policy of NAMI Lansing to provide equal membership/employment/service opportunities to all eligible persons without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, handicap, membership in any labor organization, political affiliation, and, for employment only, height, weight, and record of arrest without conviction.It is expected that all volunteers of will be come members of NAMI Lansing. Some volunteer positions will require a background check.

 

Presenters for Community Groups

Responsibilities 

* Assist program lead 

* Co-present to community groups regarding mental illness using NAMI's model

Requirements 

* Must be dependable courteous and empathetic

* Must attend volunteer orientation

* Must receive training and certification from NAMI

Time Commitment 

*1.5 hr sessions when scheduled by program lead

*Attend designated committee meetings

Presenters Opportunities are available in:

In Our Own Voice

Ending the Silence

It shall be the policy of NAMI Lansing to provide equal membership/employment/service opportunities to all eligible persons without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, handicap, membership in any labor organization, political affiliation, and, for employment only, height, weight, and record of arrest without conviction.It is expected that all volunteers of will be come members of NAMI Lansing. Some volunteer positions will require a background check.

 

Communications Team

Responsibilities 

* As a member of the Communications Team, you will help to improve and enhance both internal and external communications for NAMI Lansing.

Requirements 

* Must be dependable courteous and empathetic

* Must attend volunteer orientation

* Must have interest, experience or expertise related to Communications

Time Commitment 

*Work on designated projects for Communications team

*Attend monthly committee meetings

It shall be the policy of NAMI Lansing to provide equal membership/employment/service opportunities to all eligible persons without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, handicap, membership in any labor organization, political affiliation, and, for employment only, height, weight, and record of arrest without conviction.It is expected that all volunteers of will be come members of NAMI Lansing. Some volunteer positions will require a background check.

Communications Team Opportunities:

Marketing

Social Media/Website

Support

Newsletter/Blog

 

NAMI Events Team

Requirements 

* Must be dependable courteous and empathetic

* Must attend volunteer orientation

* Must have interest, experience or expertise related to Event activities

Responsibilities 

* As a member of the Events Team, you will help to plan, promote, implement and participate in events for NAMI Lansing.

Time Commitment 

*Work on designated projects for NAMI Events team

*Attend designated committee meetings

It shall be the policy of NAMI Lansing to provide equal membership/employment/service opportunities to all eligible persons without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, handicap, membership in any labor organization, political affiliation, and, for employment only, height, weight, and record of arrest without conviction.It is expected that all volunteers of will be come members of NAMI Lansing. Some volunteer positions will require a background check.

NAMI Events Team Opportunities:

Event Planning

Promotion

Material organizer

Lead 

Helper

 

Advocacy Team

Responsibilities 

* As a member of the Advocacy Team, you will help to plan, promote, and participate in Advocacy activities for NAMI Lansing.

Requirements 

* Must be dependable courteous and empathetic

* Must attend volunteer orientation

* Must have interest, experience or expertise related to Mental Health Advocacy

Time Commitment 

*Work on designated projects for Advocacy team

*Attend designated committee meetings

It shall be the policy of NAMI Lansing to provide equal membership/employment/service opportunities to all eligible persons without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, handicap, membership in any labor organization, political affiliation, and, for employment only, height, weight, and record of arrest without conviction.It is expected that all volunteers of will be come members of NAMI Lansing. Some volunteer positions will require a background check.

Advocacy Team Opportunities:

Coordinator

Follow-up

Support

Crisis Intervention Team

M H Court Monitor

Legislative Monitor

Community Engagement

 

Office/Phone Team

Responsibilities 

* As a member of the Office/Phone Team, you will  to organize, assist, and provide support for NAMI Lansing committees and membership.

Requirements 

* Must be dependable courteous and empathetic

* Must attend volunteer orientation

* Must have interest, experience or expertise related to Office/Phone activities

Time Commitment 

*Work on designated projects for team

*Attend designated committee meetings

It shall be the policy of NAMI Lansing to provide equal membership/employment/service opportunities to all eligible persons without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, handicap, membership in any labor organization, political affiliation, and, for employment only, height, weight, and record of arrest without conviction.It is expected that all volunteers of will be come members of NAMI Lansing. Some volunteer positions will require a background check.

Office/Phone Team Opportunities:

Coordinator

Follow-Up

Support

Phone Team

Materials

 

Technology Team

Requirements 

* Must be dependable courteous and empathetic

* Must attend volunteer orientation

* Must have interest, experience or expertise related to Technology

Responsibilities 

* Work with team to improve and enhance Technology functions for NAMI Lansing.

Time Commitment 

*Work on designated projects for technology team

*Attend montlhy committee meetings

It shall be the policy of NAMI Lansing to provide equal membership/employment/service opportunities to all eligible persons without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, handicap, membership in any labor organization, political affiliation, and, for employment only, height, weight, and record of arrest without conviction.It is expected that all volunteers of will be come members of NAMI Lansing. Some volunteer positions will require a background check.

Technology Team Opportunities:

Website Management

Teams/Board Support

Configuration

 

Fundraising Team

Requirements 

* Must be dependable courteous and empathetic

* Must attend volunteer orientation

* Must have interest, experience or expertise related to Fundraising

Responsibilities 

* Work with team to improve and enhance Fundraising functions for NAMI Lansing.

Time Commitment 

*Work on designated projects for fundraising team

*Attend designated committee meetings

It shall be the policy of NAMI Lansing to provide equal membership/employment/service opportunities to all eligible persons without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, handicap, membership in any labor organization, political affiliation, and, for employment only, height, weight, and record of arrest without conviction.It is expected that all volunteers of will be come members of NAMI Lansing. Some volunteer positions will require a background check.

Fundraising Team Opportunities:

Coordinator

Follow-Up

Support

Grant Writing

 

Recruitment/Volunteer Team

Responsibilities 

* Provide Signature programs and NAMI Lansing teams with volunteers. 

Requirements 

* Must be dependable courteous and empathetic

* Must attend volunteer orientation

* Must have interest, experience or expertise related to Volunteer Recruitment

Time Commitment 

*Work on designated projects for Recruitment/Volunteer team

*Attend monthly committee meetings

It shall be the policy of NAMI Lansing to provide equal membership/employment/service opportunities to all eligible persons without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, handicap, membership in any labor organization, political affiliation, and, for employment only, height, weight, and record of arrest without conviction.It is expected that all volunteers of will be come members of NAMI Lansing. Some volunteer positions will require a background check.

Recruitment Team Opportunities:

Coordinator 

Follow-Up

Support