1. General Information

Thank you for your interest in serving as a member of a City of Portland advisory body.

This online form is designed to collect information from individuals who are interested in serving on a City advisory body. It includes the following sections:

1. General Information
2. Conflict of Interest Disclosure
3. Optional Fields
          a. Optional Resume (Word or PDF upload only)
          b. Optional affiliations
4. Essay Questions (draft then enter online)
5. Voluntary Confidential Demographic Information

To apply, please first review information for the committee you are applying to, so you can tailor your responses to what the selection committee will be looking for.

Optional: Plan ahead by drafting your answers before proceeding.
If you'd like to first review the essay questions and compose your answers in Word, click here. You may not email your answers directly to City staff. They must be entered or uploaded on this online application to qualify. Please do not wait until the last moment to submit. There are multiple sections to this application, and you are encouraged to allow adequate time to enter answers and should issues come up.

Share only what you feel comfortable sharing. Information provided in any of section of your application is public record, except for the Voluntary Confidential Demographic Information Form. Any information provided under the Demographic section will be held confidential, not tied to your name. The City uses demographic information to identify larger patterns so that it may better engage and serve diverse populations.

The City of Portland is committed to diversity and equity and encourages people to apply especially if those who are diverse in terms of race, ethnicity, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, and geographic identification.

In compliance with Civil Rights laws, it is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any City program, service, or activity on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or disability. To help ensure equal access to City programs, services, and activities, the City of Portland reasonably provides translation and interpretation services, modifications, accommodations, auxiliary aids and services, and alternative format.
For these services, complaints, and additional information, contact nopim@portlandoregon.gov. You may also use City TTY 503-823-6868, or Oregon Relay Service: 711

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* 1. How did you hear about this opportunity?

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* 2. Applicant name and/or how you would like to be called

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* 3. What are your gender pronouns? (Example: she/her, he/him, they/them)

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* 4. Applicant email (so we can contact you about the selection process)

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* 5. Your daytime phone number (so we can contact you about the selection process)

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* 6. Currently, do you work, play, go to school, and/or worship in the City of Portland?

Please mark all that apply so we can know the variety of ways you are involved in Portland. Some of the boxes you check will be related to selection criteria.

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* 7. Are there barriers to your participation that we could help alleviate? Examples: bus/parking, food, childcare at meetings, stipends (direct money for participation).

Please note, some committees may not yet offer the options below. This information is collected so that we can better plan for community members who need participation supports.

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* 8. Are you interested in being contacted about other advisory body opportunities if you are not selected for this one?

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* 9. Are you ready to proceed to submit your application?