City Government, News Release

City of Hayward seeks applicants for Hayward Youth Commission

March 6, 2018

HAYWARD, Calif., March 6, 2018—Applications are now being accepted from students interested in serving on the Hayward Youth Commission.

The City seeks students eager to represent the interests, needs and concerns of young people in Hayward, and to provide input to elected officials of the City of Hayward, the Hayward Area Recreation and Park District (HARD) and Hayward Unified School District (HUSD) about issues that affect youth.

Youth Commissioner responsibilities include attending meetings the first and third Monday of each month from September to June, except holidays, and working on special projects that address current issues. To qualify, students must:

  • Be between 13 and 20 years old at the time of appointment, and
  • Live in the City of Hayward or within the boundaries of the Hayward Unified School District

All applicants under 18 years of age must have parent/legal guardian consent to participate in this Commission by completing the Parent Agreement and Contact Information form.

Applications are available in the Office of the City Clerk, 777 B Street, Hayward, or by calling (510) 583-4400 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Applications also may be obtained by visiting the City’s website at:

The deadline for submitting applications is 5 p.m. Friday, May 25, 2018. Applications postmarked by May 25 but received at a later date will not be accepted.

Applicants will be notified by mail when an interview time is scheduled. Interviews with a panel of elected members of the Hayward City Council, HARD Board of Directors and HUSD Board of Trustees will be held one day only and are scheduled to take place Thursday, June 7, 2018.

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