Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT IS A STAFF MEMBER?

A Clubhouse staff member is a paid employee of the Clubhouse. Clubhouse staff members have specific job responsibilities related to the day-to-day operation of the Clubhouse and helping members with their individual recoveries and/or life goals. *

HOW MUCH TIME DO I HAVE TO SPEND AT THE CLUBHOUSE?

Membership and participation at a Clubhouse is completely voluntary. Each individual decides how much and how often they wish to be involved. *

MUST I WORK? IF SO, DO I GET PAID FOR IT?

No members are required to work. However, most members help out sooner or later because of all that has to be done to maintain the Clubhouse. Members are not paid for the volunteer work they do at the Clubhouse, but any member who wants or needs to have paid employment can find help gaining and keeping a paid job through the Clubhouse’s employment programs. *

IS NORTHSTAR A NON-PROFIT?

In short, yes. NorthStar is a program of New Narrative, Inc.  We have our own mailing address, unique identity, and own standards and mission. Our non-profit status falls under New Narrative's peer programs. 

WHAT BUS LINES RUN NEAR NORTHSTAR?

Bus 19 stops right outside of the clubhouse. Bus 20 and Max Lines are within walking distance.

*FAQ from Clubhouse International

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