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Become a Volunteer

By volunteering for NAMI Sarasota and Manatee Counties, you can have major positive impact. And just look at all the ways you can help right now!

  • FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP FACILITATOR. Family Support Group facilitator training is required, and you must have had a family member with mental illness.
  • CONNECTION RECOVERY SUPPORT GROUP FACILITATOR. We’re seeking people living with mental illness and in recovery who have gone through Connection facilitator training.
  • PEER-TO-PEER CLASS TEACHER. You must have taken Peer-to-Peer facilitator training and be a person living with mental illness in recovery.
  • SPECIAL EVENTS AND FUNDRAISING. Have great ideas for events? Or grant-writing skills? You could help plan and oversee successful events with other volunteers.
  • CLASS MATERIALS ORGANIZER. Help with ordering, copying, and assembling materials, and coordinating with facilitators to get materials to them in a timely manner. (Other volunteers are ready to help.)
  • INFORMATION AND REFERRAL VOLUNTEER. We need someone familiar with NAMI programs and community resources willing to help in responding to NAMI phone calls and emails.
  • COMMITTEE MEMBER. Committees include: Outreach, Fundraising, and Programs.

Want to help? Call our office – 941-444-3428 or and tell us whether any of the above roles interests you. Or if you have another way you’d be willing to help NAMI Sarasota and Manatee Counties, please let us know! Thank you!

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