One in 5 people is affected by serious mental illness in the US in any given year. NAMI is the nation's largest grass roots organization comprised of mostly volunteers. We are Charitable Magazine's choice for one of 100 top organizations most likely to change the world. And we're doing just that! We offer free education classes, support groups, and resources to families in crisis. Our volunteers reach out to the community to let them know we're here to help. We do interviews and radio shows. We advocate for better systems of care for people with mental health conditions. We eliminate stigma! Make return calls and/or send standard response email to people already interested in volunteering to welcome them to our communityPrepare pre-recruitment packages so recruiters are prepared to talk to our volunteers about their specific interests and background.Perform pos-recruitment follow-up to give accesses and permissions to new volunteersAdd pertinent volunteer information to our databaseSend potential volunteers an application to complete and return electronicallyEnsure volunteers receive an invitation to our onboarding processObtain email and database credentials for applicable volunteersMaintain organized "virtual filing cabinet" on Google DriveSend congratulatory email to volunteers who complete trainingPromote our community-centric culture by exemplifying it (Kindness, Authenticity, Creativity, Diversity & Transparency)
NAMI-SFV needs an energetic Recruitment Administrative Manager who is focused, highly organized and able to lead a volunteer workforce with kindness, enthusiasm and patience. If you have office management, executive assistant or supervisory experience, we want to talk you. Our mission is extraordinarily timely and it all starts with the volunteer. Here's what you'll be thoroughly trained to do and to lead the administrative staff to do:
We're looking for a great leader, self-starter and critical thinker. In addition to what's above, you work well with people and can train others to do their jobs well. You are a committed professional and have the time to donate to a truly worthy cause.
If helping people find their way to give back is something you're interested in doing, you'll be happy in this role. If you are looking to enhance your resume or earn community service hours, this is a good oppotunity for you too. Be sure to include a phone number when you reply! The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation's largest volunteer-led grassroots organizations helping individuals affected by mental illness.
At NAMI San Fernando Valley, we are proud to offer free support groups, educational programs, information meetings and outreach presentations to individuals and families affected by mental illness. We tirelessly fight the stigma of mental illness through our advocacy and outreach efforts to spread awareness in our communities. We want to make the world a better place for those with mental illnesses. Click "I want to help!" if you are interested in this incredibly rewarding volunteer opportunity. *Be sure to include your phone number and we will be in contact within the week.*
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The programs and initiatives of National Alliance on Mental Illness - San Fernando Valley are staffed by talented volunteers who have the passion, drive and expertise necessary to fulfill our mission. NAMI SFV welcomes and appreciates individual differences and invites diversity in its broadest definition. We are devoted to promoting an inclusive organizational environment of transparency, authenticity, creativity, and kindness.
How This Volunteer Opportunity Helps Our Community
Helps educate hundreds of families on managing the impact of mental illness, provides helpful resources to the community, supports families through mental health crisis, helps prevent suicide in children and youth, heals families affected by mental illness, makes the community aware of our FREE services, offers a supportive community of people with lived experience.