Advisory Boards and Commissions Recruitments

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

The purpose of the Clackamas County Library Advisory Board is to represent the residents within the Oak Lodge Library and Gladstone Library Service Areas of the Clackamas County Library District, which was established by the approval of Measure 3-310, by providing community perspective to the Board of County Commissioners in matters concerning library services, policies, and library-related issues in general.

Board members have staggered four-year terms. This board currently has one vacancy: 

  • Regular Oak Lodge member for unincorporated Oak Lodge (must reside within the unincorporated Oak Lodge Library Service Area – see map

The responsibilities of the Advisory Board are as follows:

  • Make recommendations concerning the library to the Library Manager and Board of County Commissioners (BCC). 
  • Review budget for compliance with existing legislative and policy guidelines.
  • Recommend annual adoption of the proposed budget to the Budget Committee.
  • Recommend appointment of prospective members to the BCC.
  • With guidance from staff, determine resolution of challenged materials.
  • Assist in the development of short and long-term goals for the provision of library services to the community.
  • Represent the needs, interests, and desires of library users and residents of the service areas.

Please review this important information:

Application deadline is June 15, 2022. 

For more information, contact Mitzi Olson by phone at 503-655-8570 or by email at

Opens : May 19, 2022
Closes : June 15, 2022
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The Clackamas Workforce Partnership (CWP) is actively recruiting for members of our Board of Directors, specifically individuals representing Education (K-12), Childcare/Early Learning Industry, Labor, Technology, Manufacturing and Healthcare fields in Clackamas County. CWP currently has 2 positions available in both the private and public sector. 

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 Clackamas Workforce Partnership’s 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. 

Recruitment closes June 7. For more information, please visit our website or call us at 503-657-6644.

Opens : May 12, 2022
Closes : June 07, 2022
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This committee has three openings each of which carries a three-year term. Members advise the Board of County Commissioners and county staff on the development and coordination of community involvement programs that promote and enhance public participation.

The committee meets on the third Tuesdays of the month in Oregon City. Experience and participation in a community planning organization, hamlet or village is helpful as a majority of the work on this committee is in conjunction with such groups.

The deadline for applications is May 31. For more information, contact Kimberly Dinwiddie-Webb at or 503-655-8751.
Opens : April 21, 2022
Closes : May 31, 2022
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The Council currently has openings for 16 additional members, comprised of consumers, patients, and clients only. 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 pm to 7:30 pm 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.

Application deadline is May 31, 2022. For more information, contact Samantha Hatfield at

Opens : May 05, 2022
Closes : May 31, 2022
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Design Review Committee is a volunteer committee that is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.  The Design Review Committee typically meets on Tuesday mornings as needed in the Development Services Building at 150 Beavercreek Road, Oregon City, but during the COVID pandemic these meetings have moved to the Zoom online platform.  

Presently there is one partial term that needs to be filled.  The County is actively seeking a representative from the field of graphic design, finance or the construction and development industry, or a member from the general public with interest or experience in design review.

The Design Review Committee’s role is to serve as expert advisors to the staff on design review matters.  The Committee reviews commercial, industrial and multi-family developments within unincorporated Clackamas County.

Ideal candidates would have a strong design background, be familiar with Clackamas County and have an understanding of the permit/approval process within the County.

Design Review Committee candidates should possess the following skills:

  • The ability to read and interpret site plans
  • The ability to review site layout proposals in context with County Ordinance requirements.
  • The ability to review landscaping and grading plans
  • The ability to read architectural elevations
  • Knowledge of building materials.

Each term is a four-year term.  The partial term that is being filled expires on April 30, 2024.

Application deadline is June 15, 2022.

For more information about the Design Review Committee, please contact Darcy Renhard at

Opens : April 21, 2022
Closes : June 15, 2022
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The North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District (NCPRD) is recruiting volunteers to represent unincorporated parts of the district for its District Advisory Committee (DAC).
Current DAC Openings
Sub-area 1: One position, to begin July 1
Sub-area 2: No vacancies
Sub-area 3: Two positions, currently open
Sub-area 4: One position, to begin July 1

View the sub-areas.

The District Advisory Committee makes recommendations to the District’s governing board – the Clackamas County Board of Commissioners – on the design, planning, and development of parks and the provision of recreational programs in the district. Committee members are important in representing residents’ voices in NCPRD decisions and policies. Learn more about the committee.

Members serve four-year terms on a committee of 11 representatives. The group meets the second Wednesday of each month from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Meeting are currently being held via Zoom.

The deadline for this application is June 8. For more information, contact Jessica May at 503-742-4471 or

Opens : April 28, 2022
Closes : June 08, 2022
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This council has 9 openings each of which carries a two-year term. The VAC is committed to ensuring that Council membership reflects the diversity of Clackamas County residents. The Council actively seeks members from all regions of the county, all races, ethnicities, sexual orientations and cultures. The Veterans Advisory Council’s nineteen members advise the Clackamas County Board of Commissioners and the Department of Health, Housing and Human Services on all matters relating to the provision of services to veterans, their families and dependents, ensuring that their needs are recognized and addressed in a timely manner. Veterans Advisory Council also makes recommendations regarding current issues affecting veterans, their families and dependents. Meetings are the 4th Thursday, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The deadline for applications is June 10. For more information, contact Amy Kelsey at or 503-650-5643.
Opens : May 05, 2022
Closes : June 10, 2022
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