Board Director - Make an Impact by Improving Mental Health

Details
Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
As soon as possible, upon temporary appointment if selected, until annual election
Number of Volunteers Needed: 
3
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity: 

The Board of Directors shall establish policies and perform duties prescribed by the Bylaws and such additional duties as directed by the action of the Board. The Board of Directors meet monthly and plan and attend the Annual Meeting. They serve for a three-year term and may serve two consecutive terms. Members of the Board shall be in good standing with membership in NAMI Albuquerque. Become a member here: https://namialbuquerque.org/join-nami/
**Volunteers DO NOT need to have all of the skills identified in the "Skills Needed" category below. We try to identify current needs of our board and align them to potential nominees experience and interests.

Skills Needed: 
Accounting/Finance
Human Resources/Leadership Development
Legal/Risk Management
Marketing/Communications
Project Management
Process Improvement
Strategy Development/Strategic Planning
Technology (software, hardware, database, web)
Areas of Interest: 
Advocacy and Human Rights
Health and Medicine
Substance Abuse
Great for: 
Adults
55+
Who Will Be Impacted Through This Project: 

NAMI provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals, families, and communities affected by mental health conditions can build better lives. We believe in recovery and wellness. We embrace diverse backgrounds, cultures and perspectives. We promote confidence, self-efficacy and service to our mission, fighting for equity and justice.

Is This an Ongoing Opportunity?: 
Yes
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
18
Nonprofit Will Provide: 

NAMI-Albuquerque is an effective mental health organization dedicated to empowering and enlightening Albuquerque’s diverse population through advocacy, education and support. Volunteers are celebrated yearly and acknowledged through the type of work they contribute to the community.
NAMI-Albuquerque accomplishes its mission by:
• Providing education programs for families, individuals, providers and communities;
• Promoting innovative education and support in diverse community settings;
• Working to abolish stigma;
• Working with all branches and levels of government to promote systems change and expand resources;
• Providing safe environments to promote resilience and recovery.

Additional Requirements: 

Once contacted by the Nominating Committee, we will ask you to complete a short application and provide a resume. If your skills, experiences, and interests link with the current needs of our boards, we will contact you for an interview and help you create a bio to present to our current Board. The initial appointment would be temporary, until the whole NAMI Albuquerque membership votes on nominees in June.

Last Updated: Feb 21 2020
Address of Project Site
2501 San Pedro NE, Suite 212 Albuquerque, NM
Albuquerque
New Mexico
87110
Contact Info
Phone: 
(505) 306-5491

Disclaimer

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence, United Way of Central New Mexico provides these volunteer opportunities as a service to our community and does not assume any responsibility for the validity of such postings. To ensure accurate and up-to-date information, please contact the organization who posted the opportunity.

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