Seeking Youth Applicants for the Human Services Commission

Do you know a youth ages 14 to 18 years of age as of April 1, 2018 who has an interest in human services?

The City of Covington is seeking youth applicants for two positions to serve on the City’s Human Services Commission.

The seven-member commission meets monthly on the second Thursday of the month at 6:00 p.m. at Covington City Hall.

The youth volunteers selected to serve on the commission will work with the other commission members and staff to make reports and recommendations to the City Council concerning issues relating to youth and families within the community including: assess human service needs; determine priorities for human service; evaluate and make recommendations on funding requests; support the development of programs to assist youth and families; evaluate and review the program performance of individual human service organizations and agencies that are funded by the City of Covington; review actions that may affect the availability and quality of human services; coordinate with human services planning organizations, human services agencies, and other groups within the region; assess the recreational needs of youth and families within the City, in cooperation with other City commissions; and search for and evaluate potential support resources.

If you know a youth interested in serving the community through this unique opportunity, please have them download the application below or stop by City Hall, 16720 SE 271st Street, Suite 100, Covington to fill out an application. Completed applications can be directed to Sr. Deputy City Clerk Joan Michaud at jmichaud@covingtonwa.gov. The deadline for applications is 5:00 p.m., February 27, 2018. Applicants will be scheduled for a short interview with the Council tentatively set for Tuesday, March 13, from approximately 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Application