Join a City of Seattle Commission!

Make your mark and serve on one of the City of Seattle’s Advisory Commissions!

The Seattle Office for Civil Rights is seeking individuals passionate about working with local government officials to improve experiences within underserved communities in Seattle. Commissioners promote positive change by working with community groups and individuals to identify areas of concern by making recommendations to the Mayor, City Council, and City of Seattle departments regarding policy and legislative changes, and by serving as liaisons between their communities and city government.

Applicants must live or work in Seattle and have meaningful connections within the communities the commission serves. Commissioners must demonstrate a commitment to social justice and civil rights, be collaborative leaders, and commit to 10-15 hours per month for commission work. Commission work includes attending monthly meetings, participating in committee work, meeting with City departments, communicating with legislators, and addressing community concerns. Candidates should consider attending a monthly Commission meeting during the application process to get a good sense of current work.

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