We Would Love To Work With You!

Reaching moms and families struggling with pregnancy or postpartum-related mood and anxiety complications requires a community-wide effort. Our volunteers play a critical role in this effort. Our peer volunteers are partners in our organization and we cannot be successful without you. We are an organization made up entirely of mothers, so we understand that we are all moms first and strive to create a flexible work environment for our volunteers. In most cases, we can work around your schedule.

 

Whether you’re a mom who has recovered from a difficult experience of pregnancy or postpartum related mental health and would like to help your peers or you’re a local provider looking to make a difference in your community, we have volunteer opportunities to suit you. Training and ongoing support will be provided. For more information about any of these roles, email Cheryl@supportingmamas.org or call (408) 475 4408.

Some of the volunteer roles we provide include…

Peer support group facilitator
We are looking for compassionate, caring moms to facilitate support groups for us. Choose between evenings, weekdays or weekends. Full training and support is provided.
Commitment required: 1 year

 

Event assistant
Join us at our local fundraising and online events to provide support with event organization and social media.
Commitment required: flexible

 

Blog/newsletter writer
We need writers to write for our blog and newsletter. Some writing experience desired but not required. Editorial guidelines will be supplied. We will include your photo, bio and link to your personal blog. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to expand their non-profit writing portfolio. Contact allyson@supportingmamas.org for more information.
Commitment required: flexible

 

Share YOUR story
If you have recovered from a difficult experience of pregnancy and/or postpartum mood or anxiety disorders, your story can make a huge difference to another mom who is struggling now. We are seeking moms to write (anonymously if preferred) their personal story of recovery to show others they are not alone and that there is hope. Contact allyson@supportingmamas.org.

 

Helpline operator
In 2017 we plan to open a helpline for Santa Clara County that will be operated by volunteers. If you are interested in supporting moms by phone or text, contact cheryl@supportingmamas.org to find out more about this position. Full training and support will be provided. Hours: shifts will be flexible to suit your schedule.
Commitment required: 1 year

 

Outreach coordinator
We need help researching and compiling contact information for local providers to add to our resource directory.
Hours: flexible
Commitment: flexible

 

Spanish translator
If you are bilingual, we would love to hear from you! We need translators to write and translate for our Spanish website and newsletter.
Hours: flexible
Commitment: 1 year

 

Board members
We have an active volunteer board that supports the work we do, and are looking for volunteers to serve on our board of directors. Board members are required to be highly engaged in donor cultivation and will actively engage in fundraising for Supporting Mamas. Board members actively promote Supporting Mamas and encourage and support its staff, attend quarterly board meetings, and be available for phone consultation and conference calls. If you’re interested in applying for a board seat, send your resume to cheryl@supportingmamas.org for more information.
Commitment: 2 years