National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Organization Address:

115 N. County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187

Name and Position of Contact Person:

Maggie Lancaster, Volunteer Coordinator

Phone Number:

(630) 752-0066

Email Address:

Website Address:

Days/Hours Available for Service Learners:

Weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Description of Organization:

NAMI DuPage is a grass roots organization, funded primarily by individual donations and supported by volunteers with first-hand experience as caregivers and as consumers of mental health services.
NAMI DuPage is an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, a nationwide mental health advocacy organization dedicated to improving the quality of lives of people affected by mental illnesses. One of the largest and most innovative of 1,200 in the country and 41 in Illinois, our affiliate provides services and programs that offer support, resources and importantly - hope for recovery - to individuals and families alike.

Description of Service Learner Role:

  • Front Desk and Greeter – Answering the phone, taking messages and transferring calls.
  • Office Work – Making Folders, Mailings, Data Entry
  • Art & Design – Graphic Design, Web Design, Photography
  • Cafe - Learning to make specialty coffees, sandwiches and customer service.


Organization Requirements:

We are flexible depending on student's schedule. Would prefer 2-3 hour shifts.

Number of Placements Available:

Call for availability


Contact Information

Career Services
Student Services Center (SSC) Room 3258
(630) 942-2230
Fax: (630) 942-4596

Regular Hours:
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

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