Thank you for your interest in volunteering! Volunteers are the power behind Oregon Tradeswomen’s annual Career Fair; we depend on the generous support of more than 100 volunteers giving more than 500 hours of their time to produce this incredible event each year.

Friday, May 13, 2022

School Day
8:30 am – 3:00 pm
For students attending with their school

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Public Day
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Free and open to everyone


NECA/IBEW Electrical Training Center
16021 NE Airport Way
Portland OR 97230


As a Fair volunteer you will have the satisfaction of being part of a team that introduces thousands of students and adults in our community and region to the possibility of satisfying, high-paying careers in the skilled trades — an opportunity to pursue a great career without debt!

In addition to the appreciation of Oregon Tradeswomen staff and Fair Participants, every volunteer receives lunch and snacks each day of volunteering, plus an awesome Career Fair t-shirt!


Volunteers help with every detail of the event including:

  • Acting as the face of Oregon Tradeswomen, greeting and escorting students and other attendees through their day at the Fair
  • Assisting hands-on workshop presenters and exhibitors
  • Behind the scenes event support to help us coordinate all of the details that help make the event flawless
  • Event preparation, set-up and breakdown

Stay Tuned! Registration will open closer to the event.