Applicants may not be employees of the City of Coquitlam.
Applicants who live in the City of Coquitlam are preferred.
Applicants should demonstrate knowledge, experience or potential to effectively contribute to the bodies they are applying to serve.
Applicants should demonstrate their community involvement, knowledge of Board governance, general interest in public libraries or zoning matters, as well as experience or potential to effectively contribute to the Boards they are applying to.
Applicants of any age, race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, political belief, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental ability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, neighbourhood, and income level are encouraged to apply.
Successful candidates will be expected to:
Serve the full term of their appointment by attending scheduled meetings
Prepare for each meeting, which includes reading the agenda package
Among other tasks, contribute by conducting research and reporting the findings at meetings and participating in discussions
As these are volunteer positions, successful candidates serve without remuneration.
All applicants will receive a letter from the City in late 2023 advising of appointment decisions.
As a part of the application process, prospective candidates will be interviewed by the Library Board members and staff or City staff (depending on which Board you are applying to serve). Prospective candidates may be required to provide resumes and additional information at the time of the interview and consent to do so by signing the consent statement that is included with this application.