Volunteer training with The Harbor begins Sept. 29. Class is 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.Come learn the basics in compassionate communication, crisis intervention, active listening, the impact of oppression on individuals and communities, domestic violence and the law and more. The training includes educators from the Harbor as well as experienced guest speakers from the community.

Volunteer opportunities are available at the shelter, during community events and special projects. Some volunteers work in The Harbor’s client service office, Déjà Vu’s donation center, and as ongoing advocates for individuals accessing services.

All volunteers will need to attend the first training. Training requirements vary depending on the type of volunteer position. Contact Chris Wright, volunteer coordinator, at all 503-325-3426, or visit 1361 Duane St. a to pick up a volunteer packet.


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