Somerville Commission for Women Seeks Four Members

Open Positions: Four
Term: Three years
The Somerville Commission for Women (SCW) seeks four new members, and all women who live in Somerville are invited to apply. Boards and commissions offer an opportunity for residents with a range of experience, skills, expertise, and perspectives to share their talents and insights with their community.

The Commission for Women works to ensure the equal status of women in Somerville, with a special focus on anti-violence, financial literacy, empowerment, coalition building, and monitoring and supporting legislation. Commissioners will work on advocacy projects, coordinate outreach and engagement, and host events. The SCW typically meets monthly on Tuesday evenings. New members must be approved by the City Council. These are volunteer positions.

Applications are due Friday, June 17. To apply, please send a resume and a statement of interest to Lauren Spengler at lspengler@somervillema.gov or Somerville City Hall, 93 Highland Ave., Somerville, MA 02143. Please email Lauren or call her at (617) 625-6600 ext. 2057 with questions.

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

Persons with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication (i.e., CART, ASL), written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures in order to access the programs, activities, and meetings of the City of Somerville should please contact Adrienne Pomeroy at 617-625-6600 ext. 2059 or apomeroy@somervillema.gov.

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