The El Paso County Volunteer Program is a wonderful opportunity for citizens to learn about the various functions of county government as well as give back to the community. The County’s numerous boards and commissions need your experience, talents and time.

Complete the Application Form

Download one of the following application forms and apply via EMAIL, FAX, or POSTAL MAIL

Application Form for El Paso County Volunteer Program: PDF

Application Form for El Paso County Volunteer Program: WordDoc

Fill out the application form and:

  • EMAIL the completed application form and letter of interest and/or résumé to Volunteer@elpasoco.com or
  • FAX the completed application form and letter of interest and/or résumé to (719) 520-6397 or
  • POSTAL MAIL the application and letter of interest and/or résumé to:

El Paso County Commissioners’ Office
Attention: Ingrid Mobley
200 South Cascade Avenue, Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO 80903-2208
(719) 520-6391
IngridMobley@elpasoco.com

Volunteers Needed for Pikes Peak Area Council of Government Community Advisory Committee

El Paso County, CO, May 3, 2024 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners and the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments are seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the PPACG Community Advisory Committee. Applications for the open position are due by May 30, 2024.

The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments (PPACG) Community Advisory Committee (CAC) is currently seeking one member.

The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments Community Advisory Committee was formed to afford citizens the opportunity to be continuously involved in regional planning activities. The CAC is an advisory committee to the PPACG Board of Directors on matters affecting regional transportation, air and water quality, and military impact planning.

CAC members are appointed citizen representatives from local governments in the Pikes Peak region, community-based Organizations that are granted memberships at the discretion of PPACG as well as the general citizen-at-large membership, which is open to the public.

El Paso County’s representation on the PPACG Community Advisory Committee consists of three members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for three-year terms. Terms are limited to two full consecutive terms.

Committee meetings are currently being held on the last Wednesday of the month at 3 p.m.

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Community Development Advisory Board

El Paso County, CO, May 1, 2024 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Community Development Advisory Board. Applications for the open position are due by May 30, 2024.

The Community Development Advisory Board is currently seeking one new member currently residing in and able to represent County Commissioner District 1.

On April 1, 2009, El Paso County became an “entitlement community” and was awarded a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to carry out a wide range of community development activities directed toward revitalizing neighborhoods, economic development, and providing improved community facilities and services.

The Community Development Advisory Board (CDAB) reviews matters of importance regarding the CDBG program and makes recommendations to the Board of El Paso County Commissioners concerning community development issues and use of CDBG funds.

Meetings are typically held on the third Wednesday of the month at 12:30 p.m. (as necessary) at the Economic Development Office at 9 East Vermijo, Colorado Springs, CO. (across the street from the courthouse)

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Community Corrections Board

El Paso County, CO, April 24, 2024 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners seeks a community-minded citizen volunteer to serve on the El Paso County Community Corrections Board. Applications for the open position are due by May 29, 2024.

The Community Corrections Board determines which offenders can safely be placed in the community, under what conditions an offender can participate in a program, and the standards by which a service provider must operate a facility. The board also monitors programs in the Fourth Judicial District, oversees compliance with state and local standards, and advises the El Paso County Board of Commissioners and the Fourth Judicial District Community Corrections Authority on other community corrections matters.

The Corrections Board is comprised of the following members or their representative: District Attorney, Sheriff, Chief Probation Officer, Manager of Parole Operations, Deputy State Public Defender, District Court Judge, El Paso County Court representative, Police Office representative, Teller County representative, a mental health representative, and six citizen-at-large representatives. All representatives are indefinite positions, except for the citizen-at-large positions, which are appointed for three-year terms.

The board meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 12:15 pm, in person with a virtual option, at the Justice Services office, 17 N Spruce Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80905. Additionally, board members individually review and ballot on approximately 25 referred cases each week.

The Community Corrections Board is seeking one Citizen at Large Member.

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Park Fee Advisory Committee

El Paso County, CO, April 5, 2024 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Park Fee Advisory Committee. Applications for the open position are due by May 30, 2024.

The Park Fee Advisory Committee meets to establish fair and equitable annual park development fees in lieu of land dedication as defined and set forth in the El Paso County Land Development Code.

The committee consists of five members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for three-year terms. Terms are limited to two full consecutive terms.

The committee meets as virtually once a year.

Applications are being accepted for a Citizen Representative.

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Volunteers Needed for Pikes Peak Regional Building Department’s Technical Committee

El Paso Colorado Springs, CO, March 27, 2024 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department’s Technical Committee. Applications for the open position are due by May 30, 2024.

PPRBD is currently seeking one member who represents a Master Plumber.

The Technical Committee reviews, interprets, and recommends minor variance requests from the Pikes Peak Regional Building Code including, but not limited to, the Sign Code, and the Elevator and Escalator Safety Code.

The committee is comprised of an architect licensed by the State of Colorado, a professional engineer licensed by the State of Colorado (civil – structural), a building contractor (A, B or C license), a mechanical contractor (A license), an electrical contractor licensed by the State of Colorado, a master plumber licensed by the State of Colorado, and a building contractor (D, E, or subcontractor). The committee consists of seven members appointed by the El Paso County Board of Commissioners in conjunction with the Colorado Springs City Council, acting as individual bodies, but in agreement, for a three-year term. Members can serve two terms consecutively. Upon completion, members serve as alternate members for additional two years.

The Technical Committee meets the first Wednesday of each month at 9:00am at the Pikes Peak Regional Development Center, 2880 International Circle, Colorado Springs, Colorado. The meetings are hybrid meetings, which allows in person or virtual attendance. Notwithstanding, committee members are required to attend in person with very limited exceptions thereto.

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Community Services Block Grant Advisory Board

El Paso County, CO, February 12, 2024 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners announces a vacancy on the El Paso County Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Advisory Board. Applications for the open position are due by May 30, 2024.

The role of the El Paso County CSBG Advisory Board is to participate actively in the development, planning, implementation and evaluation of the CSBG program in El Paso County and making recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on how best to utilize CSBG funding to serve low-income residents of El Paso County.

The Board consists of nine members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for three-year terms; members are limited to two full consecutive terms.

Board meetings are held quarterly; March, June, September, and December on the 2nd Friday of the month from 2:00-3:30 PM. Meetings are currently being held over an online platform.

The CSBG Advisory Board is currently seeking one new member. This member must represent the ‘Public Elected Official’ sector. Public officials selected to serve on the board must have either executive government responsibilities, or responsibilities which require them to be involved with poverty-related matters. Each public official may choose one representative to serve on the board, full-time on their behalf. This member need not be a public official themselves, but they assume the elected (or appointed) official’s seat on the board.

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