Riverside County has numerous boards, committees and commissions comprised of appointed members of the public. These appointees act in an advisory capacity to the Supervisor, in addition to acting as the Supervisor’s representatives to other members of the public. Listed below are current vacancies. If you are interested in serving, please click here for the application and return it to Jandi Aguilar at JaAguilar@rivco.org or 37600 Sky Canyon Drive, STE 505, Murrieta, CA 92563.
First 5 Riverside County Children and Families Advisory Committee (1 Vacancy)
The Riverside County Children and Families Commission, also known as First 5 Riverside County (F5RC) is dedicated to helping Riverside County’s youngest children develop a strong foundation for success in school and throughout their lives. Their mission is to invest in partnerships that deliver results in these areas: physical health, social emotional health, cognitive development, as stable home environment and schools that are ready.
The Advisory Committee of the CFC meets on the 2nd Wednesday bimonthly, except for the January meeting, which is held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month and the October meeting, which is held on the 4th Wednesday of the month. Meetings may be held Virtually or at the Riverside County Children and Families Commission (RCCFC) located at, 585 Technology Court in Riverside. For more information visit www.rccfc.org
Riverside County Superior Court Civil Grand Jury
The Riverside County Superior Court is now accepting applications from qualified citizens interested in being nominated to serve as civil grand jurors for the time period July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024. Duties include investigating the operations of county government, ensuring that county, city and local government agencies operate responsibly, legally, and ethically. To improve local government with your recommendations and to respond to citizen complaints about local government. To assure that our local tax dollars are spent wisely and to evaluate conditions at our county’s jails and prisons.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, a U.S. Citizen, and a resident of Riverside County for at least one year. They must speak English and have sound judgment and character. Applicants must be able to meet four days per week in downtown Riverside, and serve for one year. Grand Jury proceedings are closed to the public. A per diem, plus mileage, is paid to defray expenses. Applications will be accepted through April 28, 2023. If you are interested in applying, click here.
In-Home Supportive Services Advisory Committee (1 Vacancy)
Members of the In-Home Supportive Services Advisory Committee serve as an advisory body to the Board of Supervisors. The purpose of the IHSS Advisory Committee is to serve as a liaison for communication between the Board of Supervisors, IHSS Public Authority, Department of Public Social Services, and the consumers/clients and their home care providers in the Riverside County IHSS program. In the course of educating, empowering, and advocating for the IHSS community, it is the committee’s responsibility to seek out input from those participating in IHSS, incorporate their voices in reports to all stakeholders, and recommend ongoing improvements to the IHSS program. The committee's recommendations may be taken into consideration when the Board of Supervisors votes on issues pertaining to this region.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and residents of Riverside County who are current or former recipients of in-home supportive services. Applicants must also be able to attend bimonthly meetings located at IHSS Public Authority (12125 Day St, Suite S-101, Moreno Valley, CA 92557). Currently, meetings are held via Zoom. Members of the advisory committee shall serve without compensation, but may receive reimbursement for actual and necessary expenses as are incurred in the execution of their duties. Home care providers of IHSS Advisory Committee members who are consumers of IHSS and require assistance when attending meetings of the Committee shall receive an IHSS stipend not to exceed $75 per meeting. Members must adhere to the Ralph M. Brown Act.
The appointee will serve a two-year term, after which time he or she will become eligible for reappointment.
Riverside County Historical Commission (1 Vacancy)
The Historical Commission is charged with advising the Board of Supervisors on historic matters within the County of Riverside to discover and identify persons, events, and places of historical importance within the County; to make recommendations relating to the preservation of historic sites and structures; to make recommendations pertaining to the County historical parks, sites, and museums and to encourage their development; and to cooperate with and obtain assistance from related agencies.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and able to attend bi-monthly meetings. All members serve without compensation and must adhere to the Ralph M. Brown Act. More information about the Historical Commission can be found at: https://www.rivcoparks.org/commissions-committees.
The appointee will serve until June 30, 2025, after which time he or she will become eligible for reappointment.
Fair Board (National Date Festival) (1 Vacancy)
The Fair Board counsels and advises the Board of Supervisors as to administrative and policy matters in connection with the Riverside County’s National Date Festival. The board currently meets the second Thursday of month and goes dark in August and February. All members serve without compensation and must adhere to the Ralph M. Brown Act. More Information on the National Date Festival can be found at https://www.datefest.org/.
The appointee shall serve until June 30, 2026, after which time he or she will become eligible for reappointment.
Anza Valley Municipal Advisory Council (1 Vacancy)
Members of the Anza MAC serve as an advisory body to the Board of Supervisors and advise on matters affecting the region – including, but not limited to public health, public works, welfare, safety and planning. The council's recommendations may be taken into consideration when the Board of Supervisors votes on issues pertaining to this region.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and shall maintain a residence or conduct a business within the boundaries of the said territory. Applicants also must be able to attend bi-monthly meetings on the third Wednesday of the month at 5:30 pm. Currently, meetings are being held at the Anza Community Hall. All members serve without compensation. Members must adhere to the Ralph M. Brown Act.
The appointee shall serve until April 30, 2023, after which time he or she will become eligible for reappointment.
Advisory Council on Aging (2 Vacancies)
Members of the Advisory Council on Aging serve in an advisory role to the Riverside County Office on Aging and Board of Supervisors. Members shall make recommendations to the Board relative to any and all matters affecting older persons and adults with disabilities in the County, including, but not limited to, health, education, employment, housing, transportation, and recreation.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and shall be a resident of Riverside County or be employed with the County. Applicants must be able to attend monthly meetings on the second Wednesday of each month at various locations within the County. All members serve without compensation. Members must adhere to the Ralph M. Brown Act.
The appointee shall serve until June 30, 2023, after which time he or she will become eligible for reappointment.