Community Compensation Guidelines

Removing barriers to co-creating policies with Community.

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Public policy discussions should involve the individuals who are being or have been impacted by that policy or subject matter. By embracing co-creation, we advance a reality that people are the experts of their own lives and are partners in the government decisions that impact them.

The intent of these guidelines is to remove barriers to participation in government actions, discussions, and decision-making and to recognize the value and expertise community members contribute to state government workgroups. For the sustained success of promoting equitable policy development, state agencies must establish, sustain, and grow relational partnerships. Moving from a transactional culture to a relational one is critical to developing the trust needed to meet the unique challenges of the 21st century.

We are in the process of updating this page. Please note that some links may be outdated. Please refer to the links below for the latest released version.

Please click here for a .pdf of the Community Compensation Guidelines.

Community Compensation Volunteer Acknowledgment Form

EquityHubResources_Relational Partnership Guide

DOH Community Compensation Guidelines_Copy for OOE_4-21-2023

Class One Volunteer Compensation Request Form

Class One Volunteer Application Form - Template