Online Volunteer Application Volunteer Application Form NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is a statewide grassroots organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults living with mental illnesses and their families through education, support, and advocacy. As a non-profit grassroots organization, we rely heavily on the support and dedication of volunteers for our programs. Whether you are interested in lending a hand for our special events, facilitating a support group, advocating for mental health issues, providing administrative support, presenting educational programs, and/or sharing your story; we here at NAMI would like to talk with you about joining our team. Please complete and submit the online application below. If you require a hard copy or need any additional support completing the application, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-645-2948 x110. Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us!Your Contact InformationName* First Last Email* Enter Email Confirm Email Address* Street Address Address Line 2 City AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces Pacific State ZIP Code Phone*Preferred Phone TypeCellHomeWorkYour QualificationsPlease note that the vast majority of NAMI's volunteer opportunities are in peer-peer programming roles. As such, your connection to mental illness is an important distinction which will help us determine which volunteer positions you may be eligible for. Information provided will be kept confidential.Do you personally live with a mental illness?*YesNoPrefer not to answerDo you have a family member that lives with a mental illness?*YesNoYour Birth Date Are you fluent in a language other than English?Please check ALL programming you have attended.* Public Awareness Presentation(s) Hope for Recovery Class NAMI Support Group(s) Family to Family Class Affiliate Programs None Other Please specifyYour Volunteer InterestsPlease indicate your volunteer interests:* Support Group Facilitator Administrative Support Affiliates/local leadership opportunities Outreach and Presentations Family Education Advisory Committees Reception Special Events Grassroots Advocacy Other Please specifyYour Goals and Experience*Is there a specific community/population you would like to serve or represent?Have you attended a NAMI Support Group?YesNoI've participated in other Support GroupsWhat NAMI Support Group Model(s) are you peer-qualified for and interested in facilitating? NAMI Connections (for people living with a mental illness) Young Adult Connections (for people ages 18-30 living with a mental illness) LGBTQIA Connections Dual Diagnosis (for people living with a mental illness and an addiction) NAMI Family Support Group (for family members of a loved one with a mental illness) Parent Resource Group (for parents of a child with a mental illness) Are you able and willing to commit to facilitating a support group at least twice a month for a minimum of 1 year?*YesNoUnsurePlease check the reception shifts that fit your availability. (Ctrl + click to select multiple options)Monday 9-11amMonday 11am-1pmMonday 1-3pmMonday 3-5pmTuesday 9-11amTuesday 11am-1pmTuesday 1-3pmTuesday 3-5pmWednesday 9-11amWednesday 11am-1pmWednesday 1-3pmWednesday 3-5pmThursday 9-11amThursday 11am-1pmThursday 1-3pmThursday 3-5pmFriday 9-11amFriday 11am-1pmFriday 1-3pmFriday 3-5pmDo you currently subscribe to the Legislative Update E-Newsletter?YesNoNo, please sign me up.Please describe your familiarity with the legislative process and any experience you may have engaging in lobbying or grassroots organizing activities. I'm willing to... Research Statutes/Legislation Help with Mailings Attend Committee Meetings Write Op-Eds/Letters to Representatives Testify at the Legislature Other Please SpecifyWhat classes are you interested in teaching? Hope for Recovery Family to Family Progression Mental Health First Aid/Youth Mental Health First Aid Other Please specifyWhat would make you a good outreach representative for NAMI?Are you willing to strictly follow NAMI's presentation models?YesNoUnsureI have my own presentation that I'd like to provideWhat times are you available to present on behalf of NAMI? (Ctrl + click to select multiple times)Monday morningsMonday lunch hourMonday afternoonsMonday eveningsTuesday morningsTuesday lunch hourTuesday afternoonsTuesday eveningsWednesday morningsWednesday lunch hourWednesday afternoonsWednesday eveningsThursday morningsThursday lunch hourThursday afternoonsThursday eveningsFriday morningsFriday lunch hourFriday afternoonsFriday eveningsSaturday morningsSaturday lunch hourSaturday afternoonsSaturday eveningsSunday morningsSunday lunch hourSunday afternoonsSunday eveningsPlease briefly share a bit of your personal story and what recovery means to you - or submit it below.Personal Story/Recovery Statement Submission (pdf, jpg, png, jpeg, gif)Accepted file types: pdf, jpg, png, jpeg, gif.I'm interested in... (Ctrl + click to select multiple options)Participating in the NAMIWalkStaffing the NAMI booth at the State Fair Volunteering at the NAMIWalkVolunteering at the Spring GalaProviding Photography /Videography Services Recruiting In-Kind Donations for EventsOrganizing a Fundraiser for NAMIServing on an Event Planning CommitteeRecruiting Sponsors/Sponsoring EventsOtherPlease specifyPlease rank your proficiency with the following skills.NoneSomewhat proficientAverageHighly SkilledGeneral Computer SkillsHandwritingData Entry (Excel/Access)Telephone skillsInternet ResearchGraphic DesignClerical (filing, mailing, etc.)SalesforceE-TapestryConstant ContactWeeblySocial Media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)I'm interested in serving on the following committees (Ctrl + click to select multiple options)Multicultural Young AdultSmoking CessationVolunteer ResourcesLegislativeOlder AdultWellnessPlease briefly describe what you hope to gain by serving on the above committee(s), as well as what you hope to contribute.Demographic QuestionsIn order to help NAMI be more inclusive of all communities and all people, we appreciate you answering these demographic questions.How do you identify yourself? African American or Black Alaska Native or American Indian Asian Caucasian or White Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Other (Please Specify) Please specifyDo You Identify as LGBTQ?YesNoUpload Supporting DocumentsIf you are interested in an internship or serving on an advisory committee with NAMI Minnesota, please be sure to upload a cover letter and resume below. Also, feel free to upload your personal story, recommendation letter, and/or any other additional documents you would like to submit along with your volunteer application. To Convert a Word Document to a PDF just Click "File" and "Save As" then use the drop down menu under "File Type" to select "PDF." Cover Letter/ResumeAccepted file types: pdf, jpg, png, jpeg, gif.Additional Documents Drop files here or Accepted file types: pdf, jpg, png, jpeg, gif.