Do you care about community involvement in County decision-making? Do you want to help reduce barriers to civic participation? Do you enjoy working with a diverse group to identify common goals that benefit the community? If so, apply to join the County's Community Involvement Committee (CIC).The CIC serves as Multnomah County’s advisory body on community engagement and involvement. We are currently recruiting for 15 CIC members.

Application Process

To start the application process, complete our application online or on paper and submit it to our office by Monday, January 28th at 5pm.

The online application form cannot be saved as a draft, so we recommend that you complete your responses in another document and then copy them into the online application when you are ready to submit it.

Application Timeline

  • Once you submit your application, it will be reviewed by the Office of Community Involvement.
  • Staff will select applicants to participate in an in-person interview. Interviews will take place in early February.
  • The Office of Community Involvement will develop a list of applicants to recommend to the Board of County Commissioners for appointment.
  • The Board of County Commissioners receives all of the applications submitted, considers the Office’s recommendation, and appoints members to the CIC.

Depending on the Board’s schedule, we anticipate that new members will be appointed at the end of February and will begin meeting in March or April.

If you have any questions about the application process or would like assistance completing your application, contact the Office of Community Involvement at or 503.988.3450.