Become a Senior Advisory Council Member


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


2100 Progress Waywoodburn, OR 97071


NorthWest Senior and Disability Services is currently accepting applications from volunteers interested in serving on the Senior Advisory Council

For an application or more information please contact:

Zaira Flores-Delgado, Council and Volunteer Coordinator


Current Marion County Openings:

  • 2 Marion County Representatives to serve on Senior Advisory Council

Opportunities :

  • 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


  • Passion for our aging population
  • Submit an application and complete an interview
  • Attend a minimum of one meeting prior to joining
  • May require a background check
  • Must reside in county being represented
  • Representatives serve 2 year terms
  • Meetings typically held in Salem
  • Teleconferencing and travel arrangements may be available upon request

Qualifications for Council Membership:

  • Interest in and commitment to representing the interests of older adults
  • Experience and background in working for the betterment of the lives of older adults
  • 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


  • Networking
  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

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.

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