Opportunity: Fall Volunteer Orientation

Opportunity Profile

General Information

Opportunity Name:
Fall Volunteer Orientation
Summary of Opportunity:
NAMI Brazos Valley appreciates the hard work and commitment from everybody who donates their time to help us continue our effort in helping everybody affected by mental illnesses. All volunteers are required to attend a Volunteer Orientation (with the exception of Special Events).

Our next Volunteer Orientation Training will be held
Date: Saturday, September 7th, 2019
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Location: NAMI-BV Office

NAMI-Brazos Valley Volunteer Opportunities (Effective August 2019):
- Speakers Bureau: Train-the-Trainer for various presentations such as Mental Health 101, NAMI Programs and Services, Basic Overviews of Intersectional Mental Health Topics (ie. substance use, trafficking, family violence, education/school, childhood abuse/neglect, trauma, etc) - Average length of presentation for a volunteer is 30-60 minutes

- Outreach: Tabling Events to reach community members - Health Fairs, Fairs/Festivals, Organization Fairs, Outreach Tours

- Direct Client Services: Hotline, NAMI-BV Curriculum-Based Groups, Support Group Facilitators (*Please note - additional training is required for this position, including NAMI Connections Training)

- Administration: Filing, Office Organization, Packet Building, Research Assistance, Data Entry

- Special Events: NAMIWalks, Mental Health Awareness Month, Suicide Prevention Awareness

- Internship/Practicum Opportunities (*Please note - additional training is required for this position, including NAMI Connections Training)

To contact us about your interest in volunteering, please e-mail us at volunteersnamibv@gmail.com.
Issues Addressed in Opportunity:
  • Civic / Community
  • Disabilities
  • Family
  • Health / Medicine
  • Human / Civil Rights
  • Substance Abuse
  • Women's Issues
Start Date/Time:
September 7, 2019 9:00am
End Date/Time:
September 7, 2019 12:00pm

Special Considerations

Special Skills Needed/Preferred for Opportunity:
N/A
Training/Orientation Provided:
Yes
Parking Available On-Site:
Yes
Location Accessible to People with Disabilities:
Yes