What services does your organization provide? We provide many educational programs open to all, support groups and counseling for caregivers of the mentally ill. We offer our services on the island of Montreal and across Quebec via videoconferencing.
Do you have any age requirements? An interest in mental illness, caregiving. Experience with mental illness is an asset.
Do you require language proficiency other than in English? No.
What time commitment(s) are you expecting from a volunteer? Depends on what they would like to do. Could be one day, or a person can be more involved with our education programs.
Are there any specific skills and experience required? We are always looking for translators (English to French), group facilitators, speakers and presenters, and people to help with office work or fundraising.
What type of volunteer positions are typically available? Many kinds, just contact us at 514 486 1448 to find out more.
Do you provide training for volunteers? Yes.
What are the typical volunteer activities occurring at your organization? http://amiquebec.org/volunteer/
How will a person benefit from volunteering with AMI Quebec? They would benefit by learning much about mental illness and they get to challenge stigma by volunteering with us.