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Break the Cycle
National & Los Angeles Office
5200 W. Century Blvd. Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Break the Cycle
Washington D.C. Office
P.O. Box 21034
Washington, D.C. 20009

Get Involved!

Volunteer Opportunities

Break the Cycle's volunteers participate in a variety of projects, depending on their interests, skills, and the needs of the organization. To partcipate, fill out the volunteer contact form online or on paper.

Listed below are some of our more popular volunteer opportunities:

General Opportunities

General Program-Related Research

Compile information on domestic violence - statistics, articles, etc. - and expand your own knowledge of the issue.

Administrative Assistance

Help keep Break the Cycle running by writing letters, keeping up files, assembling manuals, making copies, etc.

"Grunt Work Night"

Join Break the Cycle's staff and volunteers for a fun afternoon and evening on the second Tuesday of each month. Together we complete large group projects and administrative tasks, such as data entry and filing.


Solicit schools and organizations to host presentations of our curriculum. Strengthen our relationships with other organizations that provide services for our clients.


Educate teens about domestic violence. Teach Break the Cycle's education program Dating and Domestic Violence 101: How You Can Identify Abuse and staff information tables at community events.

Position Requires:

Please contact our volunteer coordinator for information on the next education and outreach volunteer training.

Special Events

From volunteer gatherings to our food and wine event, Savor the Season, Break the Cycle has a host of special events that volunteers can help plan, design and carry out.

Computer-Related Assistance

Break the Cycle has a number of projects for computer troubleshooters, network administrators and web and graphic designers.


Break the Cycle takes interns seasonally for various positions. Below are descriptions of our internship programs. These positions vary depending on interest and need. To view the listing of available internships, click here.

Undergradute Intern Program

Undergraduate interns work primarily on administrative tasks to support our development efforts and program services. Interns play a vital role in the planning of fundraising events, and assist with our programs by conducting research and outreach in the community. For more information, click over to our position listing.

Position requires:

Student Liasion Program

Undergraduate Student Liaisons act as representatives of Break the Cycle by looking for outreach and education opportunities on campus, and creating alliances between campus organizations that have an interest in domestic violence issues.

Position requires:

Legal Intern/Extern Program

Break the Cycle works with individual law students to design internships and externships which serve the mutual needs and interests of the students and the organization. Internships may involve legal research, court accompaniment, paperwork preparation, education and outreach, and other related activities. For more information, click over to our position listing.

Position requires:

To participate fill out the volunteer contact form online or in print.