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The Gateway Center

For Domestic Violence Services

Phone: 503-988-6400

Fax: 503-988-6499

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm

10305 East Burnside Street, Portland, OR 97216

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The Gateway Center for Domestic Violence Services is always welcoming new volunteers. Please complete the PDF form on the left hand page and email it along with a resume (if you have one) to Administration to at:

There are several and various positions that volunteers and interns hold here at the Gateway Center. Your preference, skills, education and experience may determine which positions you will be assigned. You may also design your own volunteer/intern position. For more detailed descriptions of the positions, please contact administration at or call us 503.988.6400 and press 0. The list below is just some of what our volunteers have done for us here.

Advocate Assistant - supports Navigators in their roles with participants

Transportation Aide - pick up and aide in various donations and moving requests for participants and Administration.

Office Aide - Assists in supporting front office responsibilities, reception and various tasks such as filing, copying, helping participants fill out basic forms. 

Attorney for Civil Legal Issues - Pro-bono attorney who volunteers time to help participants fill out civil legal forms and give legal advice.

Create Group Activities - Designing activities for children/teens during office hours while parents work with Navigators and On-Site partners.

Raise Funds - Work with other volunteers or on your own on creating ideas to fundraise for the center. Solicit donations.

Hospitality Volunteer - Assists participants and children by welcoming them to the center and accompanying them to the main participant areas of the center.

Clothing Closet - Organize and sort incoming donations.




Volunteer Application

Please complete this form and return it to the Gateway Center if you're interested in volunteering