March 13, 2018 > Applicants sought for Youth Commission
Applicants sought for Youth Commission
Submitted By the City of Hayward
Applications are being accepted from students who are interested in serving on the Hayward Youth Commission. The commission is looking for students who are eager to represent the interests, needs and concerns of young people in Hayward, and to provide input to elected officials of the City of Hayward, the Hayward Area Recreation and Park District (HARD) and Hayward Unified School District (HUSD) about issues that affect youth.
Youth Commissioner responsibilities include attending meetings the first and third Monday of each month from September to June, except holidays, and working on special projects that address current issues.
To qualify for a spot on the commission, students must be between 13 and 20 years old at the time of appointment and live in Hayward or inside the boundaries of the Hayward Unified School District. All applicants under 18 must have parent/legal guardian consent to participate in the commission and complete a parent agreement and contact form.
Applications are available in the Office of the City Clerk, 777 B Street, Hayward, or by calling (510) 583-4400 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Applications also may be downloaded by visiting the cityÕs website at: https://www.hayward-ca.gov/hyc.
The deadline for submitting applications is 5 p.m. Friday, May 25, 2018. Applications postmarked by May 25 but received later will not be accepted. Applicants will be notified by mail when an interview time is scheduled. Interviews with a panel of elected members of the Hayward City Council, HARD Board of Directors and HUSD Board of Trustees will be held one day only and are scheduled to take place Thursday, June 7, 2018.