Thank you for your interest in becoming a NAMI San Diego Volunteer.  NAMI San Diego is the city’s voice on mental illness.  We are part of the grass-roots, non-profit, national NAMI organization founded in 1979 by family members of people with mental illness. We are also an affiliate of NAMI California.

Volunteering with NAMI San Diego is more than just another opportunity. It is becoming a part of the Mental Health Community! With your support we can show that “It’s OK to talk about Mental Illness.”

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Friends Resource Helpline
  • Warmline
  • Outreach and Special Events
  • Various as Needed


“It gives me a purpose. People appreciate having you there for them.”


“At first NAMI saved my life and I wanted to give back. Now it’s a lifelong habit.”


“I want to pay it forward!”

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“I want to give support to those who feel scared, lost, and as if they do not ‘fit in’.”


“It is a wonderful organization where I can make a difference and end stigma.”

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“I want to provide support and comfort for those experiencing mental illness (including family, friends, and the community.”

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