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Thank you for your interest in volunteering with HelpMeOut. Our mission is to provide safe communities where young people dealing with mental health issues can get the adequate help they need, but we can’t do it alone! We need your help to raise awareness and heal those who are broken.

Our  volunteer opportunities focus on event support, community outreach events and other activities of the organization. You can work in any position online from any part of the world. Additionally, volunteers must be 18 years or older to participate. 

We have several positions available for volunteering and all can be achieved online. Please click on your preferred choice and apply for the position. A member of the team will get in touch with you within 48 hours.

 Please note that due to COVID-19, in-person volunteering is currently limited. Our focus for now is using online tools to achieve our goals. Reach out to us if you have any questions.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

Counselors offer guidance to individuals, couples, families and groups who are dealing with issues that affect their mental health and well-being.

Your work as a counselor is holistical and what we use at HelpMeOut is a “wellness” model (as opposed to an “illness” model) which highlights and encourages your contact’s strengths.

 

  • Work with individuals, groups and communities to improve mental health.
  • Encourage contacts to discuss emotions and experiences.
  • Examine issues including substance abuse, aging, bullying, anger management, careers, depression, relationships, LGBTQ issues, self-image, stress and suicide.
  • Work with families.
  • Help contacts define goals, plan action and gain insight.
  • Develop therapeutic processes.
  • Refer contacts to psychologists and other services.
  • Take a holistic (mind and body) approach to mental health care.

Psychologists/therapists provide a range of services, depending on their personal preferences and areas of expertise. We need specialists in specific forms of psychotherapy, especially cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychoanalytic psychotherapy or other forms of talk therapy. They also might offer psychological testing services, such as IQ testing or tests to determine the presence of a psychological disorder. 

  • You should have excellent stress-management skills and avoid taking your work home with you.
  • Conduct scientific studies of behavior and brain function
  • Observe, interview, and survey contacts
  • Identify psychological, emotional, behavioral, or organizational issues and diagnose disorders
  • Research and identify behavioral or emotional patterns
  • Test for patterns that will help you better understand and predict behavior
  • Discuss the treatment of problems with clients.

As a Project Manager, you will manage key clprograms for the organization. This includes the coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and within scope. You will set deadlines, assign responsibilities, monitor and summarize the progress of any project. We also need you to prepare reports for the organization’s executives regarding the status of any ongoing project.

You will coordinate with other team members to ensure all aspects of each project are compatible and will hire new talent as needed to ensure the success of a project.

  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget

  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility

  • Ensure resource availability and allocation

  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress

  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques

  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques

  • Report and escalate to organization executives as needed

  • Manage the relationship with all team members on the project

  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks

  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/partners

  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

  • Meet with involved parties to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project

  • Delegate project tasks based on team members’ individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels

  • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals

  • Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis

  • Use and continually develop leadership skills

  • Attend conferences and training as required to maintain proficiency

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

  • Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs

We need an experienced, passionate and creative Social Media Manager to join our team. As a Social Media Manager you will be responsible for developing and implementing our Social Media strategy in order to increase our online presence and improve our brand equity.

You will be working closely with the project manager and organization executives.

  • Develop, implement and manage our social media strategy
  • Define most important social media KPIs
  • Manage and oversee social media content
  • Manage our online communities to ensure respectful and appropriate engagement.
  • Respond to comments on each of our accounts.
  • Measure the success of every social media campaign
  • Stay up to date with latest social media best practices and technologies
  • Use social media marketing tools to improve quality and dissemination of content
  • Work with copywriters and designers to ensure content is informative and appealing
  • Monitor SEO and user engagement and suggest content optimization
  • Communicate with industry professionals and influencers via social media to create a strong network
  • Provide constructive feedback

As a social worker, you are responsible for helping individuals, families, and groups of people to cope with problems they’re facing to improve their lives.

One aspect of this is teaching skills and developing mechanisms for your contacts to rely on to better their lives and experiences. You will also extend financial and social resources to contacts where needed.

  • Active Listening  and giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Offer support and services to those struggling with unhealthy grounding techniques
  • Collaborate with other professionals to evaluate patients’ medical or physical condition and to assess contact’s needs.
  • Advocate for contacts to resolve crises.
  • Refer contact or family to community resources to assist in recovery from mental or physical illness and to provide access to services such as financial assistance, legal aid, housing, job placement or education.
  • Investigate child abuse or neglect cases and take authorized protective action when necessary.
  • Plan discharge from a care facility to home or other care facility.
  • Identify environmental impediments to contact’s  progress through interviews and review of patient records.
  • Organize support groups or counsel family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting the contact in view.

A mental health advocate is a sub-classification of the job category known as patient’s rights advocacy. As a mental health advocate, you will assist individuals being treated for mental illness and help them in dealing with a wide variety of problematic issues during their illness like feeding, relationship with work/study partners intervening with physicians or hospitals, and generally serving to manage and fight for the rights of the contact in view.

You will also ensure the rights of any person the organization is helping are not violated in any way.

  • Help contacts develop coping skills during psychotherapy
  • Share inspiring stories on all platforms to encourage positive mental health practices.
  • Educate the public about correct terms regarding mental health issues.
  • Mentor people on healthy lifestyles that boost mental health and encourage them with resources that can help.  
  • Investigate child abuse or neglect cases and take authorized protective action when necessary.
  • Attend press conferences and represent the organization in social and professional events.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key government officials and legal practitioners to help with cases of abuse of contacts dealing with mental health issues.
  • Identify environmental impediments to contact’s proper functioning mentally.

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Who We Are

We are HelpMeOut Organization, an NGO registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission of Nigeria with number CAC/IT/NO 128480.

We are a community of mental health practitioners and people who have been helped out of the lonely and painful depths of mental health struggles who in turn want to literally help you out as well.

We are interconnected in a very strong and positive network of happy people whose immense joy is to see everyone, especially you free of mental health issues and stigmatization.

On your journey of getting help, you need an enabling community, experienced therapists and important materials which will help you declutter your mind.

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