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Volunteers Wanted!

The City of Santa Barbara is seeking individuals to serve on the various City Advisory Groups. Members of these groups play an important role in shaping our community through active participation. The City is an equal opportunity employer and adopts practices that value and include diversity at all levels of the organization as an essential step to developing strategies that meet the needs of a diverse community. If you are interested in making a difference in your community, contributing ideas, and being part of the City team, you are strongly encouraged to apply!


Recruitment Schedule

Fall 2023 Recruitment

  • Resignation Deadline:  Wednesday, September 20, 2023 
  • Applications Open: Friday, September 8, 2023 
  • Application Deadline:  Friday, October 6, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. 
  • Interviews by the City Council:   
    • Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. (Estimated Time),  
    • Tuesday, October 31, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. (Estimated Time); and 
    • Tuesday, November 7, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. (Estimated Time) 
  • Appointments:  Tuesday, December 5, 2023 

Applications may be submitted as follows:

Additional information concerning the function of these Advisory Groups, meeting times, and the application for appointment may be obtained from the City Clerk's Office at City Hall, 735 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (805) 564-5309.

City of Santa Barbara
City Clerk's Office