REDMOND, WA – The City of Redmond is seeking a youth advisor for its Human Services Commission. The Commission oversees a broad spectrum of human service topics in Redmond including housing, hunger, health care, counseling, domestic violence, and family support. Youth advisors provide a generational perspective to the Commission, whose role is to advise the Mayor and City Council on general human services topics and to make specific funding recommendations as part of the City’s budget process every two years.
Youth advisors should be high school or college-aged, have a strong interest in the topics, a willingness to learn, and the ability to present a youth perspective in all human services decision making. Youth advisors must either live in or attend school in Redmond.
The Commission meets virtually on the second Monday of each month from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Once the COVID-19 state of emergency is lifted, meetings will be held at Redmond City Hall. All board and commission members are volunteers.
While the positions are open until filled, applicants are encouraged to apply by 5 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 31. (Update: As of Feb. 23, 2022, this position has been filled.) To apply, complete the community service application at www.redmond.gov/HSYouth and either email it to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail it to the Human Services Division, City of Redmond, PO Box 97010, Redmond, WA 98073-9710.
For questions regarding the Human Services Commission youth advisor position, please contact Alaric Bien at email@example.com or 425-556-2458.
Jill E. Smith, Communications Manager