Volunteers needed for Kitsap advisory councils and committees

Kitsap County needs your knowledge and expertise on advisory councils and committees.

Are you a looking for ways to get more deeply involved in your community? Do you have knowledge and expertise you’d like to put to good use? Would you like to find a professional development opportunity to work with those who have similar interests and concerns?

Consider applying to serve on one of the many Kitsap County advisory groups. Members are appointed by county commissioners to serve as sounding boards and conduits between citizens, communities, county staff and commissioners. Members may also review grant applications, transportation and development plans or host informational events with other public agencies.

Applications are currently being accepted for the following boards, committees and councils:

— Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council: Central Kitsap Representative

— Board of Equalization: South and Central Kitsap Representatives

— Bremerton Kitsap Access Television Citizens Advisory Board: North, Central and South Kitsap Representatives

— Commission on Children and Youth: At-Large, Faith-Based, Tribal, youth from Bremerton, Bainbridge, North and South Kitsap school districts

— Council for Human Rights: North, Central and South Kitsap Representatives

— Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board: At-Large Representatives

— Fair Board: Admissions, Entertainment, Parking and Security Directors

— Ferry Advisory Committees: Southworth and Bremerton Representatives

— Parks Advisory Board: North Kitsap Representative

— Suquamish Citizens Advisory Committee: At-Large Representatives

— Veterans Advisory Board: At-Large Representatives

More information about the positions listed above and an online application are available at www.kitsapgov.com/volunteer/current.htm, or by contacting Kitsap County Volunteer Services at 360-337-4650 or rpirtle@co.kitsap.wa.us.