Volunteer & Intern With NAMI DeKalb

Your Time Goes a Long Way

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This is one of the simplest ways to help out our cause. We believe the best way for our initiatives to be successful is for the community to actively get involved. This is an easy and efficient way of contributing to the great work we do at Nami Dekalb. Get in touch with any questions about how you can Volunteer Your Time today.

NAMI DeKalb operates on a shoestring budget and is completely volunteer driven. We have a very active Board of Directors and a few dedicated volunteers. NAMI DeKalb needs people like you to help us reach more people with mental illness and their families. Please review our list of volunteer opportunities and see where your skills would meet our needs. Contact us and we will get you started volunteers@namidekalb.org or call 404-604-2350.

Volunteer & Intern opportunities

Volunteer Coordinating

  • Work on recruitment, supervision and retention of NAMI DeKalb Volunteers

NAMI DeKalb Vigil

  • Serve on committee, organize volunteers and work set-up and clean up

NAMI Walks

  • Serve on committee, recruit walkers develop a walk team

Mental Health Fairs

  • Respond to Health Fairs request train and schedule volunteers to work at events

Legislative Activity & Advocacy

  • Visit your legislator to explain and leave information about Bills we sponsor.

Community Outreach & Education

  • Speak to community groups about mental illness

Marketing & Public Relations

  • Support work with media contacts and work to distribute our materials

Resource Directory

  • Research resources and make updates to Help Book

Facilitator of Classes or Support Groups

  • Take training and facilitate a peer-led group or a class