Name the Isabel Bloom Contest

Name the Isabel Bloom sculpture specially designed for NAMI and you could be a winner. Suggest an inspirational quote to accompany it. Enter the contest now. Contest ends Thursday, January 27. Enter Here.

The selected winner will receive a complimentary sculpture.

A winner will be selected on January 31st and advance online orders will then be taken for this limited edition item.

Proceeds from the sales of this sculpture will support NAMI GMV’s mental health education, advocacy, and support programs.

Thank you for helping us with this fun partnership with designer Donna Young and the Isabel Bloom company.

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Program Manager Wanted

Full job description: Programs Manager. NAMI GMV. 2021.12

Flexible, Part-time Program Opportunity with NAMI Greater Mississippi Valley

If you believe that mental health care is health care, we’d like to speak with you! Join the NAMI cause to break social stigma, build community acceptance, and provide greater access to mental health care and supports. NAMI is looking for a social work or related professional seeking a flexible, non-clinical work environment.

 Who We Are

NAMI Greater Mississippi Valley is one of the oldest affiliates of the nation’s largest grassroots organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals living with a mental health condition and their families. A 501c3 nonprofit, NAMI helps individuals and families in an eight-county region by providing education, advocacy and support. Our programs are nationally developed and delivered by trained volunteers who have lived experience with mental illness. Through our education and support programs, we help individuals and families more effectively work toward recovery and access available community services.

 

The Opportunity

NAMI GMV is currently looking to hire an experienced social work professional, or a professional from a human services related field. This is an ideal opportunity for a person who is seeking flexibility with their work environment and schedule, and wants to make a positive impact on mental health in their community.

The ideal candidate for this position will have experience managing people, data and community development. They will be energetic and enthusiastic with the ability to inspire, motivate and engage others. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, initiative, and the ability to work independently are key!

Hours will average 20 hours per week.  Some travel within the area is required and mileage will be reimbursed at a pre-determined rate.

How to Apply

Send resume with cover letter and salary requirements to:

Angela J. Gallagher, APR, Executive Director @ execdir@namigmv.org

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What Do Our Class Graduates Say?

What Do Our Class Graduates Say?

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Partners enhance the NAMI Effect

We’re a small organization, powered by the experience and dedication of volunteers who have lived experience, providing empathy, information and hope.

The partnerships our organization forms is critical to our success for expanding our education and support programs in eastern Iowa and western Illinois.

Funding for our programs come from local governmental agencies such as Rock Island and Henry County Mental Health 708 Boards, and the Eastern Iowa Mental Health Region. Private foundations are also important in supporting programming and capacity building. Such foundations have included the Quad Cities Community Foundation, Regional Development Authority, The Moline Foundation, Rock Island Community Foundation, Doris & Victor Day Foundation, Rauch Family Foundation, Greater Muscatine Community Foundation, and Theisens Stores.

Programming partners also bring support to us including UnityPoint Robert Young Center, Trinity Muscatine Department of Public Health and Henry County Mental Health Alliance.

Finally, critical operations are funded by some 50 sponsors through our annual NAMIWalks, donors through the John Deere Classic Birdies for Charity drive, individual donors and fundraisers by community groups on our behalf.

Funds raised here in our community, stay here for these no-cost education and support programs.

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