Restraining Order Room Advocate for Those Surviving Domestic Violence - Home Free
65 people are interested
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.
We'll work with your schedule.
Multnomah County Courthouse1021 SW 4thPortland, OR 97204
- Child Welfare
- Crisis Intervention
- Problem Solving
- Crisis Counseling
- Social Work
- People 55+
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- One Year, 3-4 hours per week