Date: OngoingOrganized By: NAMI Central Texas
Address: 4110 Guadalupe Street, Bldg 781,
Austin, TX 78751
1 in 5 people will develop a mental health issue this year. Despite a higher prevalence rate than diabetes, cancer or asthma, 90% of people aren't comfortable talking about mental health. By becoming a NAMI Central Texas volunteer you have the opportunity to help make Central Texas a place where people talk openly about mental health and have access to education, support, and advocacy programs.
As a grassroots organization, NAMI Central Texas relies heavily on volunteers to provide diverse and life-changing programming for at no cost to families and individuals living with a mental illness while providing training and education in schools, workplaces, and faith communities. Most of our volunteers either live with a mental illness or love and care for someone that does which inspires hope for recovery provides support for families and changes perceptions about mental illness. Join us today as we strive to change the mental health conversation in our community!
- Teach a class
- Give presentations
- Facilitate a Support Group
- Volunteer in Our Office
- Advocate for Mental Health
- Volunteer at Events
HOW TO GET INVOLVED: Learn more about what we do by visiting our website:https://namicentraltx.org/volunteer/Come to a Volunteer Information Session, get acquainted with our staff and find out how you can make a difference.
Register for a session here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSclaJUko7MbBVFVcBfG-cNRWo7lmPXlNCBy2xVeRlb5Xh5B6Q/viewformQuestions? Email Jordan@namicentraltx.org
Skill Desired: Spanish Language, Public Speaking/Meeting Facilitation, Medical/Health
Matching Interests: Indoors, Relevant Experience Appreciated, Health & Wellness, People with Disabilities, Community
Thursday, Nov 14, 2019 at 8:30am
Mueller Lake Park
Thursday, Nov 14, 2019 at 9:00am
Austin Sr Ctr
Thursday, Nov 14, 2019 at 10:00am
Wellmed Community Center
JOIN FOR JUST $16 A YEAR