Our mission is to promote and improve the quality of life for all who are affected by mental illness by providing support, education and advocacy.
Who We Are
Board of Directors
Ways To Give
Peer Support Group
Family Support Group
NAMI DeKalb Position Statements
Mental Health Courts
News & Calendar
Legislative Advocacy & Mental Health Day at the Capitol
NAMIWalks Georgia 2017
Thanks you for your interest in volunteering/interning with NAMI DeKalb. Please complete the following application and someone will contact you in the coming week to discuss your experience and desire to volunteer/intern. Each volunteer must be 18 years old, complete an application, and pass a reference check.
Previous work or volunteer experience
Upload Resume (optional)
Highest Education Level Reached
High School Diploma or Equivalent
List other organizations where you have volunteered and your associated duties
Description of training or experience that may be pertinent to the volunteer position desired
Statement of and description of prior criminal convictions or offenses
Certifications such as First Aid and CPR with dates of certification and expiration dates
References: One or more personal reference with contact information; and one or more professional reference with contact information
Any additional skills related to volunteer position
Preferred volunteer areas (check if interested)
Volunteer Coordinating - Work on recruitment, supervision and retention of NAMI DeKalb Volunteers
Pastors Breakfast - Recruit faith institutions, coordinate with hosting facility and support committee
NAMI DeKalb Vigil - Serve on committee, organize volunteers, and work set up an clean up
NAMIWalks - Serve on committee, recruit walkers, and 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 local legislator to explain and leave information about Bills we sponsor
Hospitality - Coordinate refreshments for 5th Monday meetings and holiday parties
Community Outreach & Education - Speack to community groups about mental illness
Marketing & Public Relations - Support work with media contacts an work to distribute our materials
Website/Social Media - Updates to website and help grow online presence
Grants & Funding - Write grants, solicit donations and other fundraising
Resource Directory - Research resources and make updates to Help Book
Crisis Intervention Team Training Assistant - Attend CIT training of officers an provide snacks
NAMI on Campus - Organize young adults to raise awareness of mental health issues
What is your reason for volunteering?
How did you hear about us?
What hours and days are you available for volunteer work?