The Seattle-King County Advisory Council on Aging and Disability Services has openings for volunteer members who have the interest and time to advise Seattle-King County Aging and Disability Services on issues, services and policies that affect older people and people with disabilities.
The 27-member citizens body plays an important role in guiding Aging and Disability Services as it administers services for older people. Members are a vital link to legislators through their lobbying efforts and provide much needed input to the three sponsors: The City of Seattle (Human Services Department, Aging and Disability Services division, United Way of King County and King County. Members participate in monthly council meetings, committees, and legislative advocacy. They have opportunities to attend community events and informative presentations.The sponsors look for candidates with knowledge and interest in trends, issues and challenges facing older adults and people with disabilities through previous experience in community leadership roles. Strong candidates bring good communication skills, a collaborative spirit, experience in planning or delivery of service systems and the ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds.
If you are interested, please contact Gigi Meinig, Seattle Human Services Department, Aging and Disability Services division, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-684-0652.