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Volunteer with NAMI Massachusetts

Thanks for your interest in volunteering with NAMI Massachusetts! Volunteers are essential to the work that we do, and we are continually seeking enthusiastic people to help us achieve our mission.

  • Volunteer as a NAMI Connection Facilitator
    NAMI Connection Support Groups are facilitated by two NAMI-trained leaders who are living with a mental health condition. A one-year commitment is requested for all new facilitators.
  • Volunteer as a NAMI Family-to-Family Teacher
    The NAMI Family-to-Family course is taught by two NAMI-trained teachers who have first-hand experience as a parent or family caregiver of a person who has been diagnosed with a mental health condition.
  • Volunteer as a NAMI Basics Teacher
    The NAMI Basics course is taught by two NAMI-trained teachers who have first-hand experience as a parent or family caregiver of a child who has been diagnosed with a mental health condition.
  • Volunteer as an Ending the Silence Presenter
    Ending the Silence (ETS) is presented by two trained speakers who share information and personal stories related to mental health conditions. Learn more about becoming an ETS speaker.
  • Volunteer as an In Our Own Voice Presenter
    In Our Own Voice (IOOV) is presented by trained speakers who share their experiences living with a mental health condition. Learn more about becoming an IOOV presenter.

Volunteers support our programs in many different ways – from program development, to outreach and promotion, and much more!

Interested in volunteering? Fill out the volunteer application below with as much detail as possible. This will help us make the best match! After we receive your application, a NAMI Massachusetts staff member will contact you within 2 weeks to follow up.

NAMI Mass hosts three signature events annually. Volunteers are needed to make each a success!

Getting involved with your local NAMI affiliate is a great way to impact change at the local level! Contact your local affiliate for additional volunteer opportunities.