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ORGANIZATION: Northwest Senior and Disability Services

Join the Tillamook Advisory Council team

Be the voice for seniors and people with disabilities in your community
Advocate for policies and legislation
Survey and monitor programs that serve the aging and disability communities
Inform NWSDS Board of directors on issues
Network with other like-minded leaders, local and state government officials

We have two types of Advisory Council Teams serving seniors and people with disabilities:

Our Disability Services Advisory Council (DSAC) consists of 15 members and is made up of persons that use or have used disability services and individuals interested in issues and services to people with disabilities.

Our Senior Advisory Council (SAC) consists of 20 members and is made up of older adults, 60 years and older, representative of older adults, local elected officials, persons with leadership experience, representatives from agencies providing services to older adults and the general public.


Membership Requirements

Passion for our aging and disability populations
Serve two-year terms
Attend monthly meetings in the comfort of your home via Zoom with the possibility of in-person in Salem if desired in the future
membership includes older adults age 60+, people with disabilities, consumers, receiving services form NWSDS, social services professionals, and members of the general public.

For more information or to apply please contact Kim Hunt at kim.hunt@nwsds.org or 503-967-1848.

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About Northwest Senior and Disability Services

Location:

4670 3rd St, Tillamokk, OR 97141, US

Mission Statement

Our Vision: To be an innovative, nationally recognized leader. Our Mission: Promote dignity, independence, and health; honor choice and empower people. Our Core Values: Integrity Working honestly, ethically, and being accountable. Professionalism Representing the agency and ourselves with pride, expertise, and excellence. Service Responding promptly to customer and community needs. Compassion Showing concern and respect for the well-being of others.

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Join the NWSDS Advisory Council Team in Tillamook!

Be the voice for seniors and people with disabilities in your community
Advocate for policies and legislation
Survey and monitor programs that serve the aging and disability communities
Inform NWSDS Board of Directors on Issues
Network with other like-minded leaders, local and state government officials

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Seniors
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4670 3rd StreetTillamook, OR 97141

(45.45803,-123.80495)
 

SKILLS

  • Advocacy
  • Lobbying
  • Community Outreach
  • Networking
  • Organization
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Monthly meetings and involvement in at least one committee
  • 1) Submit an application and complete and interview 2) Attend a minimum of one meeting prior to joining 3) Successfully pass a background check 4) Reside in county being represented 5) No other board or council experience needed!

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