The City of Vancouver is seeking local parks and recreation enthusiasts to fill three vacancies on its Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission, which advises the Vancouver City Council and city staff to help provide an adequate system of parks, open space, playgrounds, facilities and recreation services to the residents of Vancouver. Commissioners serve three-year terms and meet from 4:30-6 p.m. on the third Wednesday of every month at Vancouver City Hall, 415 W. Sixth St., as well as occasional special meetings. Currently, meetings are being held remotely. Applicants must live within the Vancouver city limits and be available for an interview with the mayor on June 17. Applications may be submitted online at www.cityofvancouver.us/boards. For a printed application or for further information, contact the boards and commission coordinator in the City Manager’s Office at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 360-487-8600. The deadline to apply for these positions is 5 p.m., May 29.
Letter carriers and the U.S. Postal Service seek 10 to 15 volunteers for a food drive for flexible shifts between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 14. Volunteers will help carriers on routes to pick up food donations. Pickup trucks and SUVs are preferable, but not required. Please contact Don Young at 360-904-6972 to volunteer or for questions or concerns.