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MAKERS GONE PRO 2018

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2018 – 4pm – 6:30pm

Center for Advanced Learning
1484 NW Civic Drive
Gresham, OR  97030

Through fun and engaging hands-on activities, this event provides students, families and community members an opportunity to understand and learn about the world of making things, and how these activities relate to the Portland region’s robust manufacturing sector.  This initiative is part of a regional MFG coordinating effort that includes Workforce Investment Boards, Community Colleges, and the School-to-Work Consortium.

Makers Gone Pro has continued to attract students, teachers, families, industry, and community members throughout East Multnomah County to dive into the world of manufacturing through interactive booths hosted by local manufacturers and makers. We’ve been successful at connecting youth with peers and industry leaders and highlighting the different paths to navigate the educational and workforce opportunities that exist right here in our own backyard.
Kicking off our fifth year as guest speaker, Tibi Iovu, Senior Manager of the adidas America Maker Lab! Tibi joined adidas from the aerospace industry and today he loves working with people to build Confidence, Collaboration and Creativity into their daily lives at adidas. He is currently working on his 4th patent! His dream is to bring footwear manufacturing back to the U.S.
 
We welcome you to join us at Makers Gone Pro this October 4th, 2018at the Center for Advanced Learning.
For more information, contact Kim Blair – blair11@calcharter.org

 

Makers Gone Pro
Volunteer job description

Thank you for volunteering to help with the Makers Gone Pro event!

Since 2014, the Center for Advanced Learning, Impact NW, KCR Manufacturing, and the City of Gresham have partnered to implement an event that exposes youth to modern manufacturing career pathways and the value that manufacturing adds to the U.S. economy in celebration of National Manufacturing Day – an event called Makers Gone Pro (MGP).

We are excited to have you here as a volunteer for this great event.  Below is some information that will help you have a wonderful experience.

  • You will be assigned a specific task for the evening.  These tasks can include helping with the space set up, assisting vendors in finding their space, greeting visitors, answering questions, and putting classrooms and furniture back in order after the event.
  • You will work in pairs on your assigned task.  
  • You are expected to make every effort to be on time for your assignment and to stay for the length of your shift.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm and excitement about the event!

Thank you so much for being a part of Makers Gone Pro!  We couldn’t do it without you.

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