The City of Covington is Recruiting for Various Commissions and Youth Council

The following volunteer opportunities are available:

• Arts Commission – Applicants may be adults or youth (14-18 years of age) who live or work inside of Covington city limits. Applicants may live outside of city limits; however, they must live within a three-mile radius. The Arts Commission meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. with occasional special meetings and workshops. Contact Recreation & Cultural Arts Manager Pat Patterson at 253-480-2482 or ppatterson@covingtonwa.gov for questions regarding this commission. Interview date(s) to be determined.

• Human Services Commission – Applicants may be adults or youth (14-18 years of age) who live or work inside of Covington city limits. Applicants may live outside of city limits; however, they must live within a three-mile radius. The Human Services Commission meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. with occasional special meetings and workshops. Contact Personnel & Human Services Planner Julie Johnston at 253-480-2411 or jjohnston@covingtonwa.gov for questions regarding this commission. Interview date(s) to be determined.

• Parks & Recreation Commission – Applicants may be adults or youth (14-18 years of age) who live or work inside of Covington city limits. Applicants may live outside of city limits; however, they must live within a three-mile radius. The Parks & Recreation Commission meets the third Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. with occasional special meetings and workshops. Contact Parks & Recreation Director Ethan Newton at 253-480-2481 or enewton@covingtonwa.gov for questions regarding this commission. Interview date(s) in January 2019. Application deadline: December 28, 5:00 p.m.

• Youth Council: Youth Members – Ongoing openings for youth ages 15 to 18 who live within city limits or attend school in Covington and live within three miles of city limits. The Youth Council meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Applications may be obtained by contacting Sr. Deputy City Clerk Joan Michaud at 253-480-2409 or jmichaud@covingtonwa.gov. Contact Recreation Specialist Jaquelyn Ball at 253-480-2412 or jball@covingtonwa.gov for questions regarding the Youth Council.

• Youth Council: Adult Leaders – Adults who are interested in helping the city to foster involvement of the community’s youth in the process of government and the ideals of public service can request an application to fill at least two non-voting adult leader positions. The Youth Council meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Applications may be obtained by contacting Sr. Deputy City Clerk Joan Michaud at 253-480-2409 or jmichaud@covingtonwa.gov. Contact Recreation Specialist Jaquelyn Ball at 253-480-2412 or jball@covingtonwa.gov for questions regarding the Adult Leader positions on the Youth Council. Application deadline: January 31, 5:00 p.m.

Completed applications may be submitted via fax at 253-480-2401; emailed to jmichaud@covingtonwa.gov; mailed to Covington City Hall, Attn: Joan Michaud, Sr. Deputy City Clerk, 16720 SE 271st Street, Suite 100, Covington, WA 98042, or in person at Covington City Hall. Applicants will receive confirmation that their application has been received and notified of their specific interview day and time.