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At Helping Hands Against Violence, we offer hope, safety and support

for survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking.

Currently we have two job openings: Prevention and Outreach Coordinator and Part-time Preschool Teaching Assistant. See below.


Prevention and Outreach Coordinator

Worksite Location: Hood River

Work Schedule: 40 hours (flexible)

Salary Range: $20/hour

Reports to: Program Manager

Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2024 or as soon as 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.


  • 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 domestic 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 Serra at 541-386-4808.

Part-time Preschool Teaching Assistant at Millie's Place Child Care Center

POSTED May 8, 2024 open until filled.


Annually 20-30 Hours/Weekly through mid-June (option for summer off or work, employees choice) then restart September. Millie’s Place is a safe, fun, educational and trauma-informed child care center in Hood River serving children ages 3-5.



1. Support the health, safety, learning and developmental progress of children ages 3-5

2. Aid in the implementation of trauma informed age-appropriate, fun, educational, and engaging curriculum/activities

3. Help to develop academically-focused activities to support children in Kindergarten readiness

4. Support all operations of the child care center as needed.

5. Give input regarding children’s individual growth and development

6. Partner with families in goal-setting for their children

7. Communicate and collaborate effectively with families, co-workers and visiting teachers on regular basis

8. Attend educational opportunities and training as required.

9. Be a solutions-based, reflective problem-solver

10.  Follow Child Care Center policies and procedures



1. Be at least 18 years of age; Provide proof of covid-19 vaccination or exemption status.

2. Complete required training within 30 days of employment. Attend training updates/conferences

3. Understand child development especially ages 3-5

4. Willingness to support our equitable, trauma-informed center where all people are treated with respect regardless of their race or gender.

5. Valid CPR/First Aide or ability to obtain Certificate within 30 days of employment (we assist)

6. Valid Oregon Child Background Registry, or able to obtain before start date (we assist)

7. Ability to communicate clearly.

8. Responsible, dependable and energetic.

9. Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred; not required.


Benefits: $17+/hour DOE, wellness program, stipend toward health care, SIMPLE IRA option with match up to 3% of salary, 19 paid holidays. Option to work summer (or take summer off (unpaid))


Send resume and cover letter to Cynthia Yoshida, Put MP Teachers Asst in subject.

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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