WAVE is looking for confident, caring and dedicated individuals to volunteer their time to teach our empowerment self-defense classes to individuals throughout the Philadelphia area.     

In order to be a WAVE instructor you must:

·         Be 18 or older

·         Have attended a WAVE class or workshop (or an equivalent self-defense workshop elsewhere)

·         Be able to commit to at least one class a month for 1 year

Selected participants will undergo a 6-9 hour Assistant Instructor training and evaluation process. New teachers start by assistant teaching in programs before becoming a lead teacher. 

Read the full position description, and feel free to contact us WAVE@helpwomen.org if you have any questions!


WAVE Volunteer Application Form

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with WIT! After you have filled out this form, please also attach and submit your resume to ccoleman@helpwomen.org.

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“Interning at WIT set me on the path to incorporating feminism and empowerment approaches into my future interactions with clients as a social worker.
— Former Intern