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News Release
PPB Seeking Volunteer Self-Defense Instructors (Photo) - 10/04/19

Give back to your community, become a Self-defense Instructor!

Help us garner support for our current programming by volunteering your time to empower women and girls through teaching holistic self-defense classes. Accepting applications for both programs, and GirlStrength has higher need for instructors.

WomenStrength and GirlStrength have a 40 year history of success and have trained over 120,000 women and girls in the Portland area.

Our violence prevention instructors change and save lives!

Our volunteer instructor training is trauma-informed, engaging, and comprehensive and is taught by professionals across the field of violence prevention. Upon completion, instructors have the skills and knowledge they need to help women and girls be leaders in non-violence.

No experience necessary! Women from all backgrounds, abilities and ages (over 18) are encouraged to apply.

Strength Instructor Training Starts: January 25th (all training dates on website)
Application Deadline: October 15th

More information can be found online at:

WomenStrength Telephone: (503) 823-0262
GirlStrength Telephone: (503) 823-0239


Family services Division, Portland Police Bureau
10225 E Burnside St. Portland, OR 97211


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