Volunteer Opportunities

We are excited about your interest in volunteering or interning with Mental Health Virginia. Opportunities include:

Warm Line Operator

(requires either certification as Peer Recovery Specialist or completion of the PRS training) – The Warm Line is currently open 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. weekdays and 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. weekends.

Outreach Volunteer

Helping staff our exhibit table at health fairs and community events. Could also help with distributing our program materials to health care facilities, clinics, housing programs, etc. Hours vary.

Office Volunteer

Helping compile materials for recovery education and outreach, entering program data in spreadsheets, general office assistance. As needed, generally 9 – 5 Monday-Friday.

Board of Directors or Board Committees

Event planning, resource development, communications, marketing, creative ideas – For more information, please contact Bruce Cruser, Executive Director: bcruser@mentalhealthvirginia.org

Student Intern

MHV does not provide direct clinical services, but we are able to provide graduate social work internships for students pursuing advocacy, policy and planning careers (“macro” placement). In addition, there may be opportunities for students in marketing, policy, communications, research, government or law related fields.

MHV volunteer at outreach event
MHV outreach event collage
MHV outreach event collage
Screenprinting at community event

Volunteer Application

If you are interested in volunteering with Mental Health Virginia, please complete the Volunteer Application and send us a copy of your current resume.

Email resume to info@mentalhealthvirginia.org.