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Volunteer

 

NAMI St. Croix Valley greatly appreciates the work of its volunteers who help us make the organization such a valuable community resource. We are looking for volunteers for the following positions:

Family and Peer Support Group Facilitator - NAMI Family and Peer Support Group Program is a peer-based, mutual support group model. Wanting to support other members is the ultimate qualification for becoming a facilitator.  Family and Peer Support Group facilitators are guides and sympathizers.

In Our Own Voice Speaker - Attend about 20 hours of training provided by NAMI to do community presentations to organizations, businesses and groups that help break down stigma and enrich audiences' understanding of mental illness. Specific presentations allow volunteers to share their stories of recovery and living well with a mental illness.

 

Vacant Board Positions:

Volunteer Coordinator

  • Is a member of the Board

  • Coordinates the scheduling and rotation of volunteers for NAMI sponsored programs/functions

  • Recruitments and ongoing engagement of volunteers for all NAMI sponsored programs

  • Engages, supports and empowers NAMI volunteers use of self and talents

  • Communicates with Board current volunteer staffing efforts, issues, and needs

  • Is lead in volunteer recognition and communications

  • Actively resolves volunteer conflicts and disputes that arise

  • In tandem with the PR/Communications Specialist, maintains communication with community partners for volunteer recruitment and recognition of community relations

Board Member At-large

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