Hotline Advocate for Those Surviving Domestic Violence


(45.5267,-122.68805)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

confidentialPortland, OR 97209

About

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. Volunteers are trained to be supportive listeners and provide 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
  • Acquire triage skills - prioritizing needs and crisis support
  • Advance your soft skills such adaptability, critical thinking, problem solving and interpersonal communication

Qualifications: Awareness of issues of domestic violence, homelessness, and diversity a plus. Bilingual volunteers welcome in ANY language!

Must be 18 years or older. Extensive training provided.

Monday - Friday, 8:00am 6:00pm

Commitment of 1 year, 3-4 hours per week

Bilingual volunteers desired in ANY language!

As an award-winning domestic violence intervention program, Home Free provides emergency and transitional services to adults and their children who are living with or escaping from domestic violence. Services also include a crisis line, emergency housing, mobile and out-stationed advocacy, intensive case management, restraining order advocacy, parenting support, children’s services, support groups, and systems navigation, along with ongoing support and transitional services for up to two years.

Skills

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

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

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

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