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Prevention and Outreach Coordinator Job Opening

Worksite Location: Hood River

Work Schedule: 40 hours (flexible)

Salary Range: $20/hour

Reports to: Program Manager

Application Deadline: ASAP or until filled.


Objectives:      Lead the Prevention Program, increase awareness of Helping Hands services through direct community outreach and social media, supervise volunteer projects, shelter support as needed.


Benefits :         

  • Monthly wellness package

  • Health care stipend

  • Simple IRA match

  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Build your own holiday schedule

  • Bereavement leave

  • Employee Assistance Program for mental health support

  • Cellphone stipend


Why work at Helping Hands?

Does connecting with community bring you joy? Is making a difference in the lives of others important to you? Are you a caring and outgoing person? If you answered “yes” to any or all of these questions, consider joining the Helping Hands Against Violence team.


Helping Hands is a non-profit organization that supports survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence.

We value lived experiences. We value flexibility. We value livable salaries.

And, most of all, we make a difference in the lives of so many!


We are looking for someone who is:

  • Creative and detailed oriented

  • Flexible and non-judgmental.

  • Able to work both on their own and in a team.

  • Responsible, dependable and positive

  • Computer literate and skilled with social media platforms


What will you do?

  • Share domestic violence and healthy relationship education in schools and community. 

  • Stay up to date on research of domestic violence and sexual violence prevention strategies and programs.

  • Attend sexual violence prevention trainings and others for professional development.

  • Organize community awareness events.

  • Built relationships with community partners to increase awareness of HHAV services.

  • Manage HHAV social media and online presence.

  • Oversee our volunteers and provide crisis line backup (compensated).

  • Manage volunteers for shelter projects as needed.

  • Provide general office and phone coverage as needed.


Although most of your time will be spent developing your prevention skill and working with the community, there will be a number of opportunities to help out with tasks in the shelter. This may include support such as:

  • Transportation

  • Preparing a room for a new family

  • Leading community meetings

  • Supporting our advocates with client needs


Skill you will need:

  • Be able to work with a diverse range of people.

  • Be able to communicate clearly, in writing and verbally.

  • Have an understanding of domestic violence and sexual assault issues through either work, or life, or learned experience.

  • Be energized by giving presentations (in-person or Zoom)

  • Hold a current driver’s license.


Preferred Skills:

Bilingual in English and Spanish.

Interested Individuals email a letter of inquiry and / or your resume to:

or mail to: Helping Hands Against Violence, PO Box 441, Hood River, OR 97031

or call with any questions you might have to:  Stephanie at 541-386-4808.

SAFETY ALERT: If you are in danger, please call 911, your local hotline 541-386-6603, or
the National Domestic Violence Hotline  1-800-799-7233. If concerned about a computer trail, exit this site now. 

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