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Barnstable County Human Rights Commission Seeks New Commissioners

The Barnstable County Human Rights Commission is seeking candidates to fill three vacancies on the Commission for three-year terms and one vacancy to complete a partial term of one year, beginning January 2016. The nine member volunteer Human Rights Commission was created in 2005 by the County’s Assembly of Delegates to promote equal opportunity, prevent discrimination, investigate and mediate complaints and provide human rights information.

View description of responsibilities. For more information about the Human Rights Commission, go to  and click on Community Partnerships.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume received no later than Friday, October 23, 2015 to: Barnstable County Human Services Department, HRC Candidates, P.O. Box 427, Barnstable, MA 02630 or by email to Persons with varied language skills and diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. For questions or additional information about the work of the Human Rights Commission contact Elenita Muñiz, HRC Coordinator at Tel: 508/375-6912 or email

The Barnstable County Health & Human Services Advisory Council reviews applications for this volunteer position and makes recommendations to the Barnstable County Commissioners. The County Commissioners appoint Commissioners to the Human Rights Commission.