OUR MEMBERS UNFILTERED

Thank you for supporting our mission by drinking Clubhouse Coffee, we hope you're enjoying it as much as we do.

Our interview series is made available by the volunteer-members in our Media Lab.  Your support makes it possible for our members to work on their mental health recovery and goals.

Each month, we'll bring you an unfiltered interview with another one of our members.  At the Clubhouse, we're like family--and we're excited to welcome you into it!

This month's story highlights an intelligent, sharp and charismatic fella that we know as Robert and here's what he is up to...

ENDING THE STIGMA ONE PERSON AT A TIME

Robert Face

ROBERT M.

MEMBER SINCE: OCTOBER 2016
PRIMARILY VOLUNTEERS IN: MEMBER SERVICES

In the beginning of his journey, Robert wasn't sure if the Clubhouse was a good fit. As time went on, he learned he liked making a good cup of coffee in the snack-bar and something positive began brewing within him.

While Robert mainly volunteers in the Member Services team, much like you and I, he enjoys a well rounded work experience.  You can typically find Robert participating in daily tasks such as data entry, working with databases  and training and guiding new members beginning their journey.  Robert also enjoys opportunities to collaborate with other clubhouse members and achieves forward moving change by participating in many planning discussions.

“The clubhouse gave me more of a purpose. I can see what I can do without anyone judging me...it's something I can count as a job as I'm building up a resume for another job that I want"

How did you find our about SA Clubhouse?

A.  My mom suggested I begin coming to SA Clubhouse.

Describe your responsibilities in Member Services...

A.  I teach and work with data entry and collaborate with staff and members for 
positive changes in the Clubhouse.

How has your life changed since coming to the Clubhouse?

A.  I've discovered many more talents that I otherwise wouldn't have. 

What do you do for fun outside of the Clubhouse?

A.  I play guitar, I love playing Magic the Gathering, working out, running and 
learning new things that I'd like to master. 

How do you drink your coffee?

A.  It honestly depends what I'm in the mood for...
Robert - Standing