Open Job Positions:

Helpline Assistant

Job Purpose Under supervision by a Helpline Manager, the Helpline Assistant works 4 hours per day on the NAMI SCC (Santa Clara County) Helpline. Drawing on their lived experience with mental health challenges, they respond to the Helpline by offering support, understanding and information about NAMI programs and other resources. About NAMI Santa Clara County…

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Peer Connector

We invite you to consider using your lived experience to help someone else Are you a male between the ages of 18 and 70+ with a mental health condition? We invite you to consider using your lived experience to help someone else in their journey toward better self-care and more independence. Our Community Peer Program trains individuals who…

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Volunteer Positions

NAMI Santa Clara County relies heavily on volunteers to maintain our excellent programs and services. Volunteering at NAMI Santa Clara County is an opportunity to join NAMI in creating a mental health friendly community that enables people and families impacted by mental health conditions build better lives.

* Note: Santa Clara County cannot accommodate volunteers under age 18, with the exception of certain annual community events (when supervised by a responsible adult): NAMIWalks (September), Holiday Gift Drive (mid-December), and NAMI Picnic (late July).

Volunteer Application Form

Download the volunteer application and send the completed application to Volunteer Outreach Manager by email or by mail to our office at 1150 S. Bascom Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128. The Volunteer Outreach Manager will contact you after she receives your application.  * Please Note: Some positions may require training and/or orientation.

Volunteer positions are subject to availability and necessity. If we don’t have a role available for you right now, we will keep your information on file for future opportunities. For more information go to Volunteer Opportunities