Restraining Order Room Advocate for Those Surviving Domestic Violence - Home Free

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Volunteers of America Oregon

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Restraining Order Advocates are a critical source of information, safety planning, and support! Train to assist petitioners with the necessary paperwork to file for a Temporary Restraining Order at the Multnomah County Courthouse, provide information and referrals, make safety plans with survivors, share information about navigating the civil legal system, and provide emotional support.

  • Learn about social services resources in the community
  • Develop a deeper understanding of domestic violence - useful across all public services
  • Gain an understanding of how the courthouse and the legal system operates
  • Learn how to work effectively with the legal profession
  • Acquire triage skills - prioritizing needs and crisis support
  • Advance your soft skills such adaptability, critical thinking, problem solving and interpersonal communication
  • Extensive training provided


  • Awareness of issues of domestic violence, homelessness, and diversity a plus
  • Bilingual volunteers desired in ANY language!
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • Commitment of 1 year, 3-4 hours per week

Home Free: Our transitional and emergency services provide survivor centered support designed to prevent victims for having to return to abusive homes. We also support survivors by providing legal advocacy, advocacy in a health care setting, and at DHS.

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Crisis Support Justice & Legal Women


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Multnomah County Courthouse1021 SW 4thPortland, OR 97204



  • Child Welfare
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Problem Solving
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Social Work
  • Advocacy


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One Year, 3-4 hours per week

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