NAMI DeKalb Volunteer Opportunities


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 info@namidkelab.com or call 404-604-2350.

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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 and clean up
  • NAMIWalks – 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.
  • Hospitality – Coordinate refreshments for 5th Monday meetings and holiday parties
  • Community Outreach & Education – Speak to community groups about mental illness
  • Marketing & Public Relations – Support work with media contacts and 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 and provide snacks
  • Facilitator of Classes or Support Groups – take training and facilitate a peer-led group or class
  • NAMI on Campus – Organize young adults to raise awareness of mental health issues


NAMI Volunteer Opportunities


Click here for Volunteer/Intern Application