Includes Two Youth Positions!
The City of Goleta has opportunities for community members to get involved, two of them specifically for our local youth. The Parks and Recreation Commission and Public Engagement Commission are both looking to fill a student / youth position. This is a great opportunity to become more involved with the City, learn about local government, and put your talent and strengths to good use in helping to shape the future of Goleta. The City is also looking for applicants for an opening on the Santa Barbara County Library Advisory Committee (Goleta nominee). Interested community members can apply here by May 26.
The Parks and Recreation Commission advises the City Council on all issues related to parks and recreational opportunities in Goleta, including the acquisition, development, maintenance, and improvement of the City’s public parks, recreational services, and open spaces. This seven-member body has one (1) vacancy for a Student Commissioner (15 years or older). Student Commissioners serve a 1-year term. Eligible applicants must live in the City of Goleta. The Commission holds six regular meetings and may hold additional meetings as needed; members are compensated $50 per meeting.
The Public Engagement Commission advises the City Council on issues related to public engagement in the governance of the City. The Commission provides City residents a venue to address opportunities and ways to increase public engagement in City government. This seven-member body has one (1) vacancy for a Youth Commissioner (15-21 years of age) to serve a 1-year term. Eligible applicants must live in the City of Goleta. The Commission holds six regular meetings and may hold additional meetings as needed; members are compensated $50 per meeting.
The Santa Barbara County Library Advisory Committee (Goleta Nominee) advises the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors. It reviews and maintains the master plan for each County library service zone, makes recommendations to ensure adequate library services to all, determines the per capita level of service, reviews budgets, considers site locations and building programs, and reviews the operation of the library. The Committee member represents all of Zone 4, which includes Goleta, Buellton and Solvang. Eligible applicants must live in the City of Goleta. The Committee holds quarterly meetings and may hold additional meetings as needed.
Applications for all vacancies may be submitted online at www.CityofGoleta.org/BoardsCommissions. For additional information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due by May 26, 2023, at 5:00 p.m.
Thank you for considering this important role in your community.
Pictured: Current Public Engagement Youth Commissioner Kyle Yao