Help Make a Difference…..Volunteers Needed!

Help Make a Difference…..Volunteers Needed!

As a grassroots, non-profit organization, NAMI Pierce County depends on volunteers in order to exist.  From the Board of Directors to our NAMI Signature program facilitators, it’s their willingness to volunteer for our organization that allows us to provide the services and support to our community.

We are seeking volunteers for the following:

Newsletter – assistance with putting together articles and features for the NAMI Pierce County monthly newsletter. Timing:  usually between the 1st and 7th of the month.

Website- (several areas) help improve our website design.  Also need assistance in maintaining our website resource area, writing or finding meaningful articles to post. Timing:  flexible and as needed.

Office – assist our Program Coordinator with office tasks including calls and emails; ordering supplies; preparing the “go cart” for booth events and fairs. Timing:  flexible.  (Office hours between 10 am and 3 pm)

Board Assist:  help the Board President with preparing minutes and agendas; emails and call backs, organizing/updating board manuals, etc. Timing: flexible

*Special request for CIT (Crisis Intervention Training) Presenter:  participate in the CIT training for the Tacoma Police Department by presenting your lived experience with your loved one’s mental illness so that officers have an insight into what a family member goes through.  Any interaction you or your loved one has had with the police is helpful.  Nov 19 @ 11 am at the Tacoma Police Department. Must be a family member, spouse, or partner. A practice session a couple weeks prior will be required…date and time flexible.

Please consider volunteering your time and talents. Whether you are able to volunteer for an hour or a day, it is greatly appreciated.  Thank you for helping to make a difference!