Interested in Empowering Women and Children?
Help us build a safer and stronger city: Become a self-defense instructor!
Be a volunteer!
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.
Deadline for Application: Thursday, February 5, 2015
Applications being accepted now
Looking for a volunteer opportunity that can help change lives?
The Strength Programs provide volunteers with hands on learning and real-life work experience overseeing city-wide programs. Volunteers assist with the administration and operations of programs, camps, workshops, new volunteer training and other events. We provide candidates with work experience opportunities, internships, capstone projects and in the past have partnered with numerous organizations such as WorkSource, Portland Community College and Portland State University.
Assist with Curriclum Development, Research, and Grant Writing
Are you a writer and do you want to use or develop your skills to help reduce violence in our communities?
Help us expand and develop a new program for boys. We need volunteers who like to work in a team and can assist with grant writing and research, and the overall operations of a boys program. We provide candidates with work experience opportunities, internships, capstone projects and in the past have partnered with numerous organizations such as WorkSource, Portland Community College and Portland State University.
Contact BoyStrength: BoyStrength@portlandoregon.gov
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