Become a teacher or facilitator!

The strength of NAMI Greater Des Moines comes from volunteers.  We are in need of teachers and facilitators.  Listed below are the classes which have been scheduled.

·        Attached are flyers for each program and

·        the application to complete and send to NAMI Iowa if you would like to become a teacher or facilitator


The weekend of March 29-30 – training to become a NAMI Basics teacher.  You would be teaching parents and caregivers of children and adolescents with severe emotional disorder once a week over a 6 week period.


The weekend of April 5-6 – training to become a NAMI Family Support Group Facilitator.  Support groups for family members of persons with mental illness meet once a month for an hour and a half.


The weekend of April 11-13 – training to become a NAMI Family to Family teacher.  You would be teaching family members of adults with mental illness once a week over a 12 week period.


The weekend of May 16-18 – training to become a NAMI Peer to Peer mentor.  You would be teaching adults with mental illness once a week over a 10 week period.


Please volunteer to help provide education and comfort to family members, friends, and persons with mental illness.