Municipal Careers

Making Life Happen


Making Life Happen

Local governments are made up of professional staff who make life happen in their communities. From taking care of necessities like roads, waste, and water, to creating to diverse arts, culture, and tourism experiences, to finding innovative solutions to tomorrow’s challenges, local government professionals are change-makers and community builders. If you are an innovator, a social entrepreneur, or someone who wants to make a difference, a career in local government may be the perfect opportunity.

AMCTO is pleased to be a contributing partner to the Making Life Happen campaign.  To learn about finding a meaningful career in local government, visit:

Resources for the Sector

As part of the Making Life Happen campaign, the partners are sharing resources to help those in our sector promote the opportunities and value of local government careers.  As such, the following resources are for use by those in the sector and can be customized for local use in your communities.

  1. Promotional Postcards (Click images below to download)

              Back of Postcard
    Review the Postcard Printing Instructions

  2. Making Life Happen Presentations


    Presentation - English                                          Presentation - French
    Speaking Notes - English                                     Speaking Notes - French

    Review the Making Life Happen Powerpoint Presentation Instructions.

Bilingual Websites