Seoul Metropolitan Government invites applications to serve on the 3rd Seoul City Foreign Residents’ Council. Councilors can play an important role in contributing to policy-making in the City by collecting opinions from other foreign residents in their network about the difficulties that they face in their daily lives, crafting policy proposals to deal with those issues and then providing information about Seoul City’s policies to their network.
◉ Application Period: 2020. 10. 29.(Thur) ~ 11. 23(Mon)
◉ Councilors to be selected: Approximately 20
A. Applicants should be foreign residents aged 18 or older as of the day prior to this announcement, who have been registered in Seoul for more than 90 days and who have lived in the Republic of Korea for more than 1 year.
And, B. Applicants should submit at least 10 letters of recommendation from people older than 18 years of age (at least 3 of whom should be foreign residents and korean citizens respectively) in addition to a letter of recommendation from an organisation (ngo or state-run) that supports foreign residents in Seoul (Each organisation may recommend up to three applicants and the letter of recommendation must be endorsed by the head of the centre.
※ Preferred conditions: Active in the community, recipient of relevant awards, length of residence in Korea, IT skills etc.
◉ Term of Service: Two Years (‘21. 01 ~ ‘22. 01)
1 Required Documents (Please refer to the homepage)
○ Application form and cover letter (attachment 2) (1 Copy)
Letters of recommendation (attachment 3) 1 copy from a foreign resident support organisation, 10 copies from seoul citizens (※ at least three each should be from foreign residents and korean citizens).
○ Agreement on the collection and usage of personal information (attachment 4) (1 Copy)
○ Certificate of Alien Registration or Certificate of Report of Domestic Residence (Naturalised citizens should submit a Certificate of Residence.) (1 Copy)
○ Certificate of community activity (attachment 5) (1 Copy)
◉ Instructions for application
Department: Multiculturalism Division, Seoul Metropolitan Government
Method of application: Email
– Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
※ Only emails received by 18:00 on the last day of the application period will be considered.
◉ Selection process
Interviews will be held and results will be announced to candidates individually in December as well as being uploaded to the Seoul Metropolitan Government’s homepage.
◉ Other matters to note
A. Download of application form and related attachments.
1. On the Korean Homepage of Seoul Metropolitan Government. 서울소식 -> 공고 -> 고시공고
2. Seoul Hanultari homepage ‘공지사항’
3. Seoul Global Centre homepage ‘Other News’
C. Unfortunately documents submitted cannot be returned to applicants. For all other queries, please contact the Multiculturalism Division on (☎02-2133-5079).
※ Please note that all meetings are held in Korean and applicants are expected to be able to converse competently in Korean. Applicants should be rated at TOPIK level 4 or equivalent.