City Seeking Volunteers for Commission and Youth Council

THE CITY OF COVINGTON IS RECRUITING INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN SERVING IN THE CAPACITY OF PARKS & RECREATION COMMISSIONER, YOUTH COUNCIL MEMBER, and YOUTH COUNCIL ADULT LEADER.

The following volunteer opportunities are available:

• 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: Tuesday, January 14, 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 Leader – 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 one non-voting adult leader position. 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 position 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.