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Children & Youth Education, Health & Wellness

Families;Immigrants, Refugees or Ethnic Groups;LGBT(Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,Transgender)


Age Minimum (with Adult) - 18, Minimum Age - 18+, Business: Administration and Clerical;Business: Communication/PR;Business: Marketing & Special Events;Education & Children Support;Shelter/FoodBank/Special Event Support Verified Volunteers Level:

GirlStrength Program Development (age 18+) Referral

Strength Programs

Are you a Visionary? Do you want to use or develop your skills to help reduce violence  in our communities? 

Help our GirlStrength Expand and Develop!

GirlStrength is  free violence preention program operated through the Family Services Division of the Portland Police Bureau. This  unique  programs offer empowerment self-defense skills to girls  ages 10-17.  All classes, workshops and camps are taught by a dedicated team of volunteer instructors who complete 128 hours of training.  

We are looking for assistance to expand the program to high school.  This is a great opportunity to give back to the community and be part of the Portland Police Bureau.  Many of our instructors have volunteered for over 10 years! 

Volunteers are needed to assist with the curriculum development, research and data entry and the overall assessment process. The ideal volunteer has proficient writing and research skills, can communicate effectively and professionally, and can work on projects independently with minimum supervison.

What we offer volunteers and interns: The opportunity to be part of the Family Services Division of the Portland Police Bureau, attend on site in-service monthly trainings, take free violence prevention classes or workshops and be part of a team of strong women and men who are dedicated to reducing violence in our communities

Commitment: 6 mths to 1 year, working a minimum of 6 hrs per week.

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Opportunity Requirements:

  • Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older to participate in this opportunity.

Click on "Express Interest" below if you are interested in helping out!

**This is a Referral Opportunity, which means it is run directly by one of our nonprofit partners. Once you express interest, someone from the partner organization should follow up with you shortly to discuss confirming you as a volunteer for this opportunity.

**Please note, your hours may not be recorded in your Hands On Greater Portland account since this is a partner-managed opportunity.


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