Commission on Aging offers opportunities to advocate for older citizens
Vancouver, WA – Clark County is seeking applicants for three openings on its Commission on Aging. The commission implements the county’s Aging Readiness Plan and provides leadership addressing the needs of people older than 50.
Volunteers serve three-year terms. Residents living anywhere in Clark County can apply. People with experience and expertise in advocating for seniors, public speaking and/or serving on boards are encouraged to apply.
The commission meets 3-6 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month. Additional meetings may require an extra 10 hours per month.
Applicants should submit a résumé and letter of interest to Jennifer Clark, County Manager’s Office, P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666-5000. Applications also may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to (360) 397-6058.
Submission deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, April 14, 2017.
The Aging Readiness Plan covers access to housing, transportation, a variety of lifestyles, support services and civic or social engagement. For more on the plan and commission, see www.clark.wa.gov/aging.
360.397.2280 ext. 4516