City Government

Calling the next generation

March 13, 2018

Hayward Youth Commission

Applications are being accepted from students interested in serving on the Hayward Youth Commission.

The City seeks students eager to represent the interests, needs and concerns of young people in Hayward, and provide input to elected officials of the City of Hayward, Hayward Area Recreation and Park District (HARD) and Hayward Unified School District (HUSD) on issues that affect youth.

Youth Commissioner responsibilities include attending meetings the first and third Monday of each month from September to June, except holidays, and working on special projects that address current issues.

To qualify, students must be age 13 to 20 at the time of appointment and live in the City of Hayward or within the boundaries of the Hayward Unified School District. All applicants under age 18 must have parent/legal guardian consent by completing the Parent Agreement and Contact Information form. Applications are available in the Office of the City Clerk, 777 B Street, Hayward, or by calling (510) 583-4400 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Applications also may be obtained by visiting the City’s website at:

The deadline for submitting applications is 5 p.m. Friday, May 25, 2018. Applications postmarked by May 25 but received at a later date will not be accepted. Applicants will be notified by mail when an interview time is scheduled. Interviews with a panel of elected members of the Hayward City Council, HARD Board of Directors and HUSD Board of Trustees will be held one day only and are scheduled to take place Thursday, June 7, 2018.