Opportunities for November 2021

Hennepin County Boards

Volunteer opportunity for Hennepin County residents: Application process to participate in Hennepin County advisory boards is open. Appointed members advise county commissioners on issues and programs, help set policy, and deal with a variety of topics of concern to the county.

The Race Equity Advisory Council has 13 vacancies. 

Met Council Boards

The Equity Advisory Committee advises the Metropolitan Council in its work to advance equity in the metropolitan region. The ultimate goal of this work is to create more equitable outcomes for the people who live and work in the region. More about EAC.

The Equity Advisory Committee members includes people of different races, incomes, abilities, and backgrounds to ensure the Metropolitan Council is hearing from and accountable to the full range of voices and perspectives in the region. EAC membership consists of:

  • 4 Metropolitan Council Members
  • 8 community members are appointed by the Metropolitan Council geographic districts A-H
  • 9 at-large community members

Vacant seats (priority deadline: November 12)

  • 9 at-large members (4 year terms – January 1, 2026)
  • District E (vacancy – January 1, 2024)
  • District G (vacancy – January 1, 2024)

Materials for applicants


Nexus job opportunities!

Finance Director position: Nexus Finance Director Position

State of MN Boards Vacancies

Openings for Appointments to Boards and Commissions

One way to get involved in state government is through Boards and Commissions, where people in Minnesota can represent their community or industry by advising policy makers and regulating professionals. There are currently hundreds of positions open to guide state policy on a number of topics, including but not limited to:

  • Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage
  • Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans
  • Council on Disability
  • Criminal and Juvenile Justice Information Advisory Group
  • Health Equity Advisory and Leadership (HEAL) Council
  • Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee
  • Minnesota Council on Latino Affairs
  • Minnesota State Arts Board
  • Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission
  • Minnesota Commission on National and Community Service

We invite you to apply for a board or commission where you feel you can make an impact. Click here to view the entire list of open positions.

Hennepin County Boards

View current vacancies here.

Ramsey County Boards

View current vacancies here.