Board of Social Services Vacancy



The Alamance County Board of Commissioners is seeking a citizen to fill a vacancy on the Board of Social Services. The appointee will be appointed to a term that will expire on June 30, 2015.


The Board of Social Services (DSS Board) provides policy guidance for the Department of Social Services and establishes county policies for the programs established by  North Carolina General Statutes in conformity with the rules and regulations of the  Social Services Commission. The board also appoints and works closely with the Director of Social Services to support the Department’s efforts to: protect vulnerable children and adults; strengthen and preserve families; provide access to health care and better nutrition; and promote economic stability while encouraging personal responsibility.


MEETINGS: The DSS Board typically meets the 4th Thursday of each month at 12 pm in the Ed Room A at the Human Services Building located at: 319 Graham-Hopedale Road Burlington, NC.



MEMBERS: Two of the board members are appointed by the County Board of Commissioners (one which is a Commissioner) and two are appointed by the State Social Services Commission. These four appoint the fifth member.


TO APPLY:  Please visit our website ( and submit an online application, or download a copy of the application and submit via email to the Clerk to the Board at: or by postal mail:


Alamance County Office Building Attn: T. Frink, Clerk to the Board 124 West Elm Street

Graham, NC   27253


You can stop by the County Office Building and pick up an application or contact the Clerk to the Board at 336-570-4042.


*The Clerk to the Board must receive all applications, no later than August 31, 2013.

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