Volunteer or Intern

Volunteers and interns are always welcome in our programs. One or two hours of your time can make an enormous difference!

Volunteer Opportunities


San Luis Obispo: Central Coast Hotline Crisis Line Specialist

San Luis Obispo: Central Coast Hotline Crisis Line Specialist

 

Please submit an application if you're interested in being contacted for the next Central Coast Hotline training. Crisis Line Specialists are trained to staff the County’s only 24/7 mental health support, information, crisis and suicide prevention line. The 50+ hour training involves professional development unmatched by traditional volunteer programs. Participants learn communication skills, gain knowledge of mental health topics, and receive training to be Crisis Line Specialists.

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San Luis Obispo: Growing Grounds Nursery Volunteer

San Luis Obispo: Growing Grounds Nursery Volunteer

 

Growing Grounds Farm (at 3740 Orcutt Road, San Luis Obispo) provides individual or small group volunteer opportunities to work with our clients. No need to fill out an application! We are open to volunteers from 10am - 1pm, Tuesday – Friday. Please wear close toed shoes, a hat, a mask, and bring your water bottle. Check in at the office when you arrive and friendly staff will help you fill out our oath of confidentiality and the volunteer log book. Call if you have questions! (805) 543-6071

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Santa Maria: The LEAD Project

Santa Maria: The LEAD Project

 

The LEAD Project (Lived Experience Advocacy Development) aims to become part of a greater systems change and emerge as a critical link for policy-makers on mental health services in Santa Barbara County and the State of California. All LEAD advocates are individuals with lived experience that includes some or all of the following: mental illness, addiction, homelessness, and recovery. Due to our lived experience, LEAD members educate, advocate, and seek to reduce the stigma of living with mental illness by giving a face and story to people who cannot speak for themselves.

Apply here to get involved and make a difference in your community! 

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What is your idea?

What is your idea?

 

Have a volunteer idea of your own? Do you have internship hours you have to complete? Perhaps you have a special skill or hobby you'd like to share with our clients? Our Community Resource Coordinator is always happy to chat with you about your ideas and options for volunteering! Please submit an application and our Community Resource Coordinator will be in touch with you soon. 



To get started, please fill out our TMHA volunteer application and our Community Resource Coordinator will contact you.

For minors who desire to volunteer for TMHA, please have a parent/legal guardian sign this Oath of Confidentiality form prior to volunteer service.

Questions? Call (805) 540-6564 or send an email volunteer@t-mha.org.

 

 

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