Somerville Commission for Women Seeking Members

Open Positions: 10 positions available
Term: 3 years
Availability: Immediate

The City of Somerville is currently seeking applicants for 10 open positions on the Somerville Commission for Women. The Commission works to ensure the equal status of women in educational, economic, political, health, legal, and social spheres and provides information, referrals, and guidance.

The Commission meets monthly, typically on the third Tuesday for an hour and a half. Its volunteer members are appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council.

Applicants interested in volunteering to serve on the Commission are asked to attend three meetings and then contact Jennifer Mancia at [email protected] or 617-625-6600 ext. 2406 for an application. Information on upcoming meetings, which are currently being held virtually, can be found on the City’s meeting and events calendar at Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.


The City of Somerville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, disability, or any other protected category. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication (i.e., CART, ASL), written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures in order to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings should contact Nency Salamoun in advance at 617-625-6600 x2323 or [email protected].