Education Program - How to
How to Participate in Trainings and Classes
The first step to participating is being a member.
How to Access the Library
All of the current listings in the library are viewable by going to Library. This will also provide you with all the information on how to access and check out the listings. If you have questions, you can always contact the Librarian.
How to Become an Instructor/Trainer
One of the most important jobs in the Guild Education Program is being an instructor or trainer. Many of our instructors and trainers are from our membership ranks due to their breadth of experience. These roles are both as a volunteer or as a paid contractor.
Requirements: To become a Guild Instructor or Safety Trainer the following will be required:
If you are interested in this, please contact a member of the Education Leadership Team and find out how you can serve in these important roles.
How to Participate in Other Hands-On Learning Opportunities
We have three Community Projects oriented teams that allow woodworkers of all skill levels to help build projects that serve the local community or the Guild. Depending on the team (Toy Team, Project Build or Local Community Projects), you will be led by team mentors and learn about and work on a variety woodworking projects. Pitch in! We need your help! Community Projects involvement is free.
How to Become a Class Coordinator
Class Coordinators are critical to the delivering of classes. These volunteer positions help the instructor in a variety of ways before and during the class. To be a Class Coordinator requires the following requirements:
• Be a member of the Guild of Oregon Woodworkers
• Have taken one or more prior classes provided by the Guild
• Complete a shadowing experience at least one time with an existing Class Coordinator.
If you are interested in becoming a Class Coordinator, contact the Education Leadership.