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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Volunteering for Hennepin County Citizen Advisory Boards

This information was originally issued in a press release by Hennepin County Board. 

Share your voice and help shape policy! Give back to your community by applying for a citizen advisory board. The Hennepin County Board is recruiting for 25 openings this fall.
Volunteers advise the county board on a variety of issues, such as mental health, our region's workforce, libraries, water quality and more.

Current openings:
* Adult Mental Health Advisory Council – 10 vacancies
* Capital Budgeting Task Force – two vacancies
* City Planning Commission (Minneapolis) – one vacancy
* County Extension Committee (University of Minnesota Extension) – one vacancy
* Library Board – five vacancies
* Mental Commitment Attorney Panel Advisory Board – one vacancy
* Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Board – two vacancies
* Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Board – three vacancies

Application timeline:
* Now through December 31 – apply at hennepin.us/advisoryboards 
* Starting January or February 2020 – the county board will conduct interviews.
* First quarter of 2020 – the county board will appoint volunteers to the positions.


Look for more news on the Hennepin County website at hennepin.us/news.

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