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How to apply

If you're interested in any of these opportunities, you can apply now online or request a paper form by calling 503-655-8751 or in person at the Public Services Building at 2051 Kaen Road in Oregon City.

Current Recruitments

This board is actively recruiting volunteers to fill four vacancies specifically individuals representing Childcare/Early Learning Industry, Labor, Technology, Manufacturing and Healthcare fields in Clackamas County.

The Clackamas Workforce Partnership (CWP) is a business-led workforce development organization dedicated to taking a leadership role in forging a strong and vital partnership between business and the workforce development community; fostering an accountable, market-driven and world class public workforce system. The board of directors is made up of representatives from business, organized labor, education, economic development, community-based organizations, and local government. CWP’s mission is to address critical workforce, educational, and training challenges, and develop a skilled workforce that meets the needs of business and strengthens the local economy of Clackamas County.

The Clackamas Workforce Partnership Board:
  • Invests federal and state resources to increase business productivity and promote a quality workforce in Clackamas County;
  • Convenes businesses and community stakeholders to increase awareness of and to develop strategies to address local workforce challenges;
  • Directs the implementation of comprehensive strategies for services to youth with special emphasis on the linkage between business and education and the development of academic and workforce readiness skills;
  • Promotes business involvement in the workforce system and assists businesses in meeting their recruitment and employee retention needs;
  • Coordinates workforce activities with economic development and educational organizations in Clackamas County communities;
  • Provides direction, oversight and support to job seekers accessing the public workforce exchange system.
The deadline for applications is September 10. For more information, email or 503-657-6644.
Opens : July 15, 2021
Closes : September 10, 2021
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The Community Action Board advises Clackamas County on ways to address the causes and conditions of poverty in our communities. The Board’s work includes identifying ways to mobilize human and financial resources at the local, State, and Federal levels to benefit low-income county residents so that they can maximize their life opportunities. The Board also works at the system level to address the underlying causes of poverty and the lack of opportunity.

The Clackamas County Community Action Board is committed to ensuring that Board membership reflects the diversity of Clackamas County residents. The Community Action Board actively seeks members from all regions of the county, all races, ethnicities, sexual orientations and cultures. The lived experience of Board members is valued, including but not limited to experience living with a low income, being housing insecure or experiencing houselessness, facing food security and limited access to quality healthcare. Members are encouraged to bring their lived experience to the Board discussions while considering the best ways to achieve the Board’s mission.

This board has three vacancies for community members looking to serve the community in a meaningful, worthwhile way, meet new people, and learn how your government works.

The Community Action Board meets the first Wednesday of each month, September through June, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Members are appointed by the Clackamas County Board of County Commissioners.

The deadline for applications is August 20. For more information, please contact Amy Kelsey at or 503-650-5643.
Opens : July 29, 2021
Closes : August 20, 2021
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The Council currently has openings for 10 additional members. The Council oversees operations, budgets, and quality measures at the Health Centers clinics throughout the county. Per federal requirements, the Council must be composed of a majority of patient members, therefore current patients (or their guardians) will be given priority to join the Council to maintain compliance. The Council conducts business through public meetings that are held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month in the County’s Development Services Building in Oregon City.

Note: Due to COVID-19, meetings are held in a virtual format until further notice.

Council members are not required to have expertise in healthcare, but should be interested in improving the quality of care and patient experience in the Health Centers. Council members should be comfortable working with a diverse group of people and willing to reach consensus on various topics and make recommendations to Health Centers Leadership and the Board of County Commissioners. Individuals who represent all geographic areas and demographics are highly valued by the Council.

The deadline for applications is July 31. For more information, contact Samantha Hatfield at
Opens : July 01, 2021
Closes : July 31, 2021
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The eleven member advisory board represents the various geographic and demographic interests of the district. It assists the Sheriff with identifying public expectations for the District, recommending service priorities, and supporting the Sheriff’s Office outreach functions. There is one opening. The board meets every 2 months.

The District was approved by voters in the November 1994 general election and became effective July 1, 1995. Its purpose is to increase the level of sheriff’s patrols to meet the increased demand of urban Clackamas County. It serves the residents in unincorporated Clackamas County within the Urban Growth Boundary (as it existed in 1995), as well as the city of Johnson City.

Interested individuals must live within the unincorporated area of Clackamas County and within the Enhanced Law Enforcement District. To find out if you live within the District, please call Sarah Comstock at 503-785-5020.

Application deadline is August 16. For more information, contact Sarah Comstock at
Opens : July 15, 2021
Closes : August 16, 2021
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The county is seeking two volunteers to serve on the County Parks’ Advisory Board (PAB) to represent the unincorporated areas of the county in advising administration and the BCC on matters pertaining to County Parks’ policies, management, development, acquisition, budgets and other significant matters related to park administration. Two members are needed to serve four-year terms. Applicants must be residents of Clackamas County.

The PAB meets the third Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at the County Parks’ administration office at 150 Beavercreek Road, Oregon City, or via Zoom virtual platform.

Application deadline is August 26. For more information, contact Christina Dannenbring at
Opens : July 29, 2021
Closes : August 26, 2021
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The Clackamas County Board of Commissioners (BCC) is seeking residents to fill one vacancy on the Tourism Development Council (TDC).  The TDC guides tourism programs funded through the county’s Transient Room Tax (TRT) and are authorized by County Ordinance to oversee tourism promotion and development in Clackamas County. The TDC is comprised of nine members, each appointed to a three year term by the BCC.

Commissioners are looking for applicants with a current management affiliation with a lodging property located within the county. Those with a broad perspective and strong interest in implementing an energized and comprehensive tourism program for the county will be the preferred candidates. Board members reflect and represent the diverse population of the county and a range of tourism industry sectors.

The TDC currently meets the second Wednesday of the month from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at various locations in the county or virtually via Zoom.

The due date for applications is Aug. 9. For more information, please visit their website or contact Samara Phelps at 971-334-9479 or

Opens : July 22, 2021
Closes : August 09, 2021
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