OREGON SENIORS NEED YOUR HELP!
Become a Senior Advisory Council Member Today!
ADVOCATE for policies and legislation that affect our seniors
WORK ON ISSUES related to Medicaid, Medicare, long term services and supports, elder abuse, senior nutrition and health, and more
INSPIRE CHANGE to programs that serve the aging community
NETWORK with other senior leaders and local and state government officials
General Statement of Responsibilities:
The function of the Advisory Councils is to advise the Board of Directors and the Executive Director on the general welfare of older adults and adults with physical disabilities in the area served by NWSDS(Clatsop, Marion, Polk, Tillamook and Yamhill counties), on the services toolder adults and adults with physical disabilities served by the Agency, and on all important matters effecting the operations of the agency, except for matters of personnel administration, staff pay, and benefits.
Qualifications for Council Membership:
Interest in and commitment to representing the interests of older adults and adults with physical disabilities.
Experience and background in working for the betterment of the lives of older adults and adults with physical disabilities.
Ability to work effectively with others.
Ability to think objectively and express ideas.
Willingness to devote time and energy to Council activities.
Demonstrated leadership qualities.
Interest in planning, policy development, and advocacy activities
For more information contact Zaira Flores-Delgado, Council and Volunteer Coordinator at 503-304-3451 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Elder care
- People Skills
- Problem Solving
- Critical Thinking
- Community Outreach
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Orientation or Training
- Minimum of approx 3 hour commitment once a month.
- Applicants must complete an application and interview. Members are expected to attend all meetings.