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Volunteer Opportunities 2017-08-31T08:33:42-07:00

Annual Dinner Volunteer

Annual fall community building and fundraising event, volunteer support includes assisting with event set up, hosting, break down and clean up.


Ending the Silence Volunteer (ETS)

A program designed to break stigma and increase awareness of mental health issues and resource on High School campuses. There is an interview and screening process for this role. Accepted individuals are trained in a special curriculum and present at local High Schools. Added plus: Bilingual in Arabic, Spanish, Vietnamese, Russian, Tagalog or other Asian language.


Friends in the Lobby Volunteer (FIL)

Be a friendly and supportive presence in the lobby of a local mental health hospital, providing families visiting loved ones with information on NAMI San Diego, support and hope. There is an interview and screening process for this role. Requires a six month commitment.


Helpline Volunteer (HL)

Join our community helpline, giving resources and support to family members and peers who call M-F between the hours of 10 and 4pm. This is not a crisis line. There is an interview and screening process for this role. Requires a six month commitment. Added plus: Bilingual in Arabic, Spanish, Vietnamese, Russian, Tagalog or other Asian language.


NAMI Walk Volunteer

Help with our largest annual outreach event, held each year in April/May. Volunteer work includes everything from set up, managing crowds, registration, connecting with community participants, outreach tables, volunteer care, break down, clean up.


Noble Works, Business Professional Mentor Volunteer (NW)

Become an inspiring mentor supporting an inexperienced employee by sharing knowledge and encouraging growth for sustainability and accountability in the workforce. Added plus: Bilingual in Arabic, Spanish, Vietnamese, Russian, Tagalog or other Asian language.


Office/Admin Volunteer

Help around the administrative office. Filing, data entry, organizing, phones. Helpful skills include Microsoft Office Suite, Typing and Telephone.


Outreach Event Volunteer

Volunteer to “table” at Resource Fairs & Community Events. Added plus: Bilingual in Arabic, Spanish, Vietnamese, Russian, Tagalog or other Asian language.


Technical Support Volunteer (TSV)

Are you the type of person that loves empowering others with technology? Do you enjoy making learning fun and engaging? Put your creativity skills to work at NAMI San Diego assisting individuals with their computer questions! Proficient with Microsoft Office 2007 and above.  Knowledge of Windows Vista and above. Added plus: Bilingual in Arabic, Spanish, Vietnamese, Russian, Tagalog or other Asian language.

For more information, please email Volunteers@namisd.org or call (800) 523-5933