Virginia Rodillas is currently working part-time (25 hours per week) with NAMI Wake County as the Community Outreach Specialist and Volunteer Coordinator. Her position involves engagement and relationship building with key community partners. This includes establishing NAMI Wake’s presence at community events such as resource/health fairs and “lunch and learns”. These connections help to gain support of NAMI’s mission to provide support, education, and advocacy for individuals living with a mental illness and their families and friends. Social media promotion and dissemination of information, knowledge of all current programs and budget plans, recruitment, training and placement of volunteers, and strategic planning for events and outreach are essential duties of this role.
Virginia also serves as volunteer Treasurer for NCPEN. She records payments for memberships and credentialing fees and deposits these payments into NCPEN’s account. As treasurer, Virginia acknowledges receipt of payments via email, and updates records as necessary.
Virginia holds a Master of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies with a concentration in Parenting Education as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, both from North Carolina State University. She is a provisional Certified Family Life Educator.
Virginia lives in Raleigh, North Carolina with her husband and two daughters (a 6th grader and 1st grader).