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Sexual Assault Resource Center

Visit the organization web site: www.sarcoregon.org

What We Do

Our mission is to promote social justice by eliminating sexual violence in our community through education, support, and advocacy.

We do this through our 24-Hour Crisis Support Line, Case Management, Individual and Group Counseling, Prevention Education, Latin@ Program, and Program to Support Sexually Exploited Youth.

Opportunities for service with us

 Volunteers and Interns support all our programs in a variety of ways, depending on your availability and volunteer goals. We are currently looking for support in these core opportunities:

  • Support Line Advocacy
    • Advocates are the first line of contact for women, men and  youth seeking information, resources and emotional support in Washington and Multnomah counties.  Advocates provide this service in two ways: (1) telephone response and (2) in-person response at hospitals, police departments and youth shelters.
    • Qualifications: Women who are caring, compassionate and open minded. Minimum age is 20. Access to a car during shifts and a good driving record is required.
    • Requirements: Attendance at SARC's 50-hour Supportive Advocacy Training (Training in January, April, July and October), 12-month commitment on the Support Line, and monthly Volunteer Meetings.


  • Latin@ Program Education and Outreach
    • Latin@ Services Volunteers do outreach and education in the Latin@ community in Washington County about sexual assault and language and culturally competent support services for survivors.
    • Qualifications: Bilingual Women, Men and Transgender individuals who are non-judgmental and eager to connect with the Washington County community.  Bi-cultural preferred, but not required.  Minimum age is 18.  Access to car is not required, but helpful. 
    • Requirements: Attendance at SARC's 5-hour New Volunteer Orientation OR 50-Hour Advocacy Training depending on the scope of the Latin@ Outreach Volunteer's responsibilities, 1 year commitment, and regular meeting with Volunteer Supervisor


  • Office Support and Small Projects
    • Help with clerical tasks, elaboration of training materials, or other small projects
    • Please ask about other requirements/qualifications

Internship opportunities are limited to Support Line Advocacy. For information about Masters' Programs internships, please contact the Volunteer Program Coordinator at volunteer@sarcoregon.org and for any other questions, please email or call (503) 626-9100.

Preferred way to contact:
Volunteer Program Manager
(503) 626-9100
4900 SW Griffith Drive, Suite 100
Beaverton, Oregon 97005 Directions
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