Do you have an hour or two to
spare? Just once a year, once a month or once a week? NAMI-Yolo has many
opportunities to help in many programs. Some need a lot of people just
once a year. Other needs are ongoing.
To sign up for volunteer
opportunities, please phone 530-756-8181;
send email or mail NAMI-Yolo
P.O. Box 447 Davis 95617 attn: Volunteer Coordinator.
Volunteers are the core of our
organization. Please lend a hand and help NAMI-Yolo continue
to offer the education, advocacy and support that are so important to the
individuals and their loved ones in our community who live with mental
Board and Coordinator
Help create flyers, posters etc. to
publicize activities and events.
Fundraising and/or grant
Monthly Potlucks - Setup,
Cleanup or coordinate.
Writing feature articles for
Farmers Market & other
Volunteers help plan and lead refreshments, conversations, and
activities ranging from exercise & sports to arts & crafts, music &
drama at Homestead Coop in East Davis. A senior mentor always
accompanies less experienced volunteers. Schedule is 12:30-2:30pm on 1st
& 3rd Thursdays, 2nd & 4th Fridays of the month.
Ways to Help
- Provide refreshments.
- Introduce table talk topics and keep
- Suggest and lead after-lunch
activity - toss a ball, call Bingo.
- Play guitar or piano to accompany
Sing-Along (folk song books provided).
- Lead warm-up exercises and
entry-level dancercise (hip hop abs DVD provided).
- Lead book club, entry-level drama or
- Organize and manage a ping-pong
tournament (equipment provided).
- Organize and manage a fashion show
(from thrift store choices).
- Experienced volunteers might also
help escort groups to such community events as the Wednesday night
Davis Farmers Market concerts.
If nothing above meets your
interests but you still would like to volunteer, please contact us so
we can discuss how you can help.