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Recruitment FAQs

How Can I Apply to Serve on the Commission?

If you are interested in serving on the Commission, please e-mail your resume, a cover letter, and the application to felicia.yearwood@seattle.gov, or mail to:

Felicia Yearwood
Seattle Office for Civil Rights
810 Third Avenue, Suite 750
Seattle, WA 98104-1627

Can City employees serve on the Commission?

Yes.

What about City contractors?

Yes, contractors may serve on the Commission.

Do I have to live inside the City of Seattle to apply?

No, but you should be able to demonstrate some work, volunteer, or service connection to the City, or a strong interest in disability issues.

Do I have to be a person with a disability to apply?

No, but you should be able to demonstrate a strong interest or expertise in issues concerning people with disabilities.

How long is the term of service?

Two years.

How can I learn more?

See the recruitment information sheet, or the list of commission duties. For other questions or more information, email felicia.yearwood@seattle.gov or call (206) 684-4537.

Information is available in alternative formats on request by calling (206) 684-4537.