NAMI Fox Valley volunteers help make the organization a valuable community resource.
NAMIWalks events bring together people of all ages and fitness levels to combat stigma, raise funds and promote awareness of mental illness. Volunteers are needed to help run the event. Other pre- and post-event volunteer opportunities include: recruiting sponsors, fundraising, mailings, set-up and tear-down, helping with the silent raffle/auction, and other miscellaneous jobs.
NAMI Talks Speakers Bureau
Attend about 20 hours of training provided by NAMI to do community presentations to organizations, businesses and groups that help break down stigma and enrich audiences' understanding of mental illness. Specific presentations allow volunteers to share their stories of recovery and living well with a mental illness.
Appleton Farm Market
Help us promote and execute our role in the Appleton Farm Market. NAMI Fox Valley is a non-profit vendor that participates by offering resources and selling our signature be kind merchandise to community members. Ideal volunteers should have a money-handling background, flexible Saturday morning commitments and an outgoing personality.
Front Desk Receptionist
SUBSTITUTE AS NEEDED
This is a position for those who are willing and available to sub in for our agency's regularly scheduled receptionists as needed. Training is provided. Duties include greeting visitors, answering phones, taking messages and registering people for programs and classes.
Gardening & Maintenance
HANDY-MEN & HANDY-WOMEN NEEDED
Volunteers are needed for spring and fall clean-up and periodic maintenance during summer months; small repairs; and painting projects at our main office and Iris Place Peer Run Respite.
Long Term Volunteer Opportunities
Board or Committee Work
Consider joining our board of directors or one of our specialized committees, such as our fundraising committee or events committee.
Applicants must graduate from the Family-to-Family Course, complete a separate application and attend training provided by NAMI.
Applicants must graduate from the Peer-to-Peer Course, complete a separate application and complete training provided by NAMI.
Support Group Facilitator
Applicants must be attending a NAMI support group. Must complete a separate application and attend training provided by NAMI.