1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204
WomenStrength is a program of the Portland Police Bureau. Since 1979, we have provided free self-defense classes and personal safety workshops to people around the Portland area. We have taught self-defense skills to approximately 30,000 women and teenage girls, and personal safety workshops to over 100,000 women and men.
WomenStrength, BoyStrength and GirlStrength are looking for confident, caring and dedicated individuals to volunteer their time to teach classes on topics related to violence prevention and empowerment self-defense.
No experience necessary!
We encourage men and women of all ages and backgrounds to apply.
Applications now accepted for winter-spring training on the BoyStrength, GirlStrength & WomenStrength websites.
This six-week training program runs from February through April.
Interested in Assisting with Operations?
Please email completed applications to WomenStrength.email@example.com
WomenStrength and GirlStrength are happy to set up booths or tables at events so that we can spread the word about the fantastic services the programs have to offer. Our booths provide program information, information and resources on violence against women, facts and myths about violence and sexual assault, as well as information and tips for personal safety.
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