July 23, 2013 > Alameda County volunteers needed
Alameda County volunteers needed
Submitted By Supervisor Richard Valle
Local commissions are a productive way to serve and engage your local community. These groups assist in advising local elected on a wide range of issues, affecting their constituencies and to assure they are responsive to community needs. For those interested in serving Alameda County and your community, here are some opportunities:
The Alameda County Child Care Planning Council advises and makes recommendations to policymakers, to ensure that all children and families have access to quality child care that educates children and enriches their lives. Deadline to apply is September 6, 2013. More information and applications can be found at: http://www.acgov.org/childcare/index.htm.
The Alameda County Public Health Commission is looking for residents that are interested in positively impacting the lives of the community, by serving as At-Large Commissioners. The Commission provides health and policy advocacy, related to disease prevention and health promotion and seeks candidates who possess a wide range of skills and expertise, particularly those with knowledge of health policy and advocacy, health systems and with links to communities most impacted by health inequities. Vacancies will be filled as soon as possible, from applications received by July 31, 2013. For more information or to return a completed application, please contact: PHCommission@gmail.com or Commissioner Julie Williamson, Nominating Committee Chair, (510) 823-7201.