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PDXWIT presents: Volunteer Info Night

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 1:00 AM


Interested in joining the stellar crew of PDXWIT volunteers? New to volunteering with us? Want to meet other capable, driven women and allies in tech? You'll be in the right place at our Fall volunteer program overview. At the orientation, you'll learn about different volunteer roles, from regular engagements to occasional gigs; get an overview of expectations and processes; have any questions you bring answered; and meet others interested in volunteering with PDXWIT. PDXWIT is an almost 100% volunteer-run organization, which means that volunteers are crucial to the success of our mission. There are plenty of ways to get involved. We can't wait to welcome you! Agenda: 6pm p.m. - Doors open 6:15 p.m. - Event begins Introduce attendees to PDXWIT Provide overview of: PDXWIT Goals Volunteer Program and Agreement Different types of volunteer roles Example of some of the regular teams Highlight some upcoming volunteer needs Answer questions 8 pm - Event ends Event FAQ Q: Will there be gender neutral restrooms? A: Yes Q: Is the space ADA accessible? A: Yes Q: Will there be food and drink at this event? A: Yes Q: What is the parking situation? A: No onsite parking available but plenty of street parking. Q: Is there any special information that might help me find the entrance? A: The door to the building will be unlocked. Attendees should enter from our only entrance on 10th, across the street from Powell's and use the elevator or stairs to come to our space on the second floor. Q: Is there secured bike parking? A: There are a few secured bike parking spots on the second floor Q: Should I consider using public transportation? A: Yes, the streetcar stops right in front of the building. Q: Can I bring my dog? A: No, we ask that you leave your furry friend home. Purpose: PDXWIT is a community-based non-profit organization. Our purpose is to strengthen the Portland women in tech community by offering educational programs, partnerships, mentorships, resources and opportunities. We are unifying a supportive environment for current and potential women in tech, all of whom are committed to helping each other. Our goal is to bring together and empower women in tech and to encourage others to pursue tech careers. This is our step towards reducing the gender imbalance in the industry and addressing the current negative effects of that imbalance on women. Our events are inclusive. ALL people who support our purpose are welcome.

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