REDMOND, WA – The City of Redmond is seeking applicants for its Human Services Commission, which has one seat available. Individuals applying for this vacancy must live or work inside Redmond city limits with a 98052 zip code, or can live in unincorporated King County with a 98053 zip code. Candidates should be interested in a broad spectrum of human service topics, including basic needs, health care, counseling, domestic violence, and family support. Commission meetings are mandatory and held from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in person at Redmond City Hall as well as virtually. All board and commission members are volunteers.
The Commission’s role is to advise the Mayor and Council on general human services topics and make specific funding recommendations as part of the City’s budget process every two years. Desirable qualities of a commissioner include a strong interest in human services topics, a willingness to learn, and a passion for working to strengthen the City’s effectiveness in addressing these topics. Please note that individuals who work for or serve on the board of directors of a human service agency receiving funding from the City are not eligible for consideration.
To learn more about the Commission or to apply, visit www.redmond.gov/521. There is no deadline, but interested individuals are encouraged to apply by 5 p.m. on July 1, 2022. The position will remain open until filled. For questions regarding the Human Services Commission volunteer position, please contact Alaric Bien at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jill E. Smith, Communications Manager