Become a NAMI Hawaii Volunteer:

Join us in working together to improve the lives of people affected by mental illnesses.  
We are looking for dedicated, self starters who want to impact our community.

THE BEST WAY TO LEARN HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED IS TO PLUG IN.                                                                                                                                                      Join a class, support group, walk, or other program and become a regular.  Ask if you can become mentored be a volunteer.

Here are some areas where volunteers are needed:



  • Speakers who have experience with mental health conditions
  • Legislative Advocacy join the advocacy committee
  • Social Media post creation / management
  • Start a NAMI on Campus Club
  • Start a Faithnet in your church or faith group
  • Mental Health Awareness Day at work, school or church

Big Island

  • Guest speakers – F2F, Ending the Silence, etc.
  • Tech Assistance (Zoom) – for classes and website
  • NAMIWalks volunteers
  • Program Leaders / Teachers – for upcoming classes and support groups. If interested NAMI will certify you!



  • Support group and program leaders – we will train and certify you, see our programs page for more info
  • Administrative help
  • Speakers

  • Support group leaders
  • Mentees for Family to Family Education and Peer to Peer Education
  • Admin
  • Speaker

or find out more in a recording of our volunteer opportunities meeting below:

To apply: fill out the volunteer application form:

Thank you!