Editor of NAMI ABQ's Quarterly Challenger Publication - Make an Impact by Improving Mental Health

Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
As soon as possible
Number of Volunteers Needed: 
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity: 

Develop content ideas and find/assign stories or topics to writers. Read, evaluate, edit pieces submitted for publication and confer with authors regarding potential changes or needed revisions in content, style or organization. Use practices to ensure diversity and inclusion when reviewing content or graphic layout. Verify facts and determine if a piece is ready for publication, then approve final versions. Work with our graphic designer to decide on layouts and review and approve final versions. Confer with NAMI Albuquerque Board of Directors to determine emphasis of specific areas of focus and identifying deadlines for quarterly publication.

Skills Needed: 
Project Management
Strategy Development/Strategic Planning
Technology (software, hardware, database, web)
Areas of Interest: 
Advocacy and Human Rights
Health and Medicine
Substance Abuse
Great for: 
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?: 
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
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: 

As an editor for the NAMI Challenger, you have a strong passion for advocating for mental health and providing information to support those with mental health conditions, their families, and the overall community.
Please be prepared to provide a resume and share your qualifications as it relates to editing. Check out our website to learn more about our organization. https://namialbuquerque.org/.

Last Updated: Mar 26 2020
Address of Project Site
2501 San Pedro NE, Suite 212 Albuquerque, NM
New Mexico
Contact Info
(505) 306-5491


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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