Hotline Advocate for Those Surviving Domestic Violence ? Home Free

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Volunteers of America Oregon

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Be a supportive listener and explain resources for survivors of domestic and sexual violence who access our services.

Hotline Advocates are often the first contact with domestic violence services that survivors have had, and are a critical source of information and support. Train to be a supportive listener, provide referrals, make safety plans with survivors, share information about navigating the civil legal system, and provide emotional support.

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  • Develop a deeper understanding of domestic violence - useful across all public services
  • Acquire triage skills - prioritizing needs and crisis support
  • Advance your soft skills such adaptability, critical thinking, problem solving and interpersonal communication
  • Extensive training provided

Qualifications:

  • Awareness of issues of domestic violence, homelessness, and diversity a plus
  • Bilingual volunteers desired in ANY language!
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Shifts available Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 6:00pm
  • 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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Advocacy & Human Rights Crisis Support Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

confidentialPortland, OR 97209

(45.5267,-122.68805)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Welfare
  • Crisis Intervention
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Family Law
  • Advocacy

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Monday ? Friday, 8:00am 6:00pm Commitment of 1yr

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