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 Pioneer Village Roads Public Improvement District Advisory Committee

El Paso County, CO, Jan. 25, 2021 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the Pioneer Village Roads Public Improvement District Advisory Committee. Applications for the open position are due by February 28, 2021.

The Pioneer Village Roads Public Improvement District Advisory Committee is currently seeking three (3) members.

In conjunction with the establishment of the El Paso County Pioneer Village Roads Public Improvement District, the Board of County Commissioners also created the El Paso County Pioneer Village Roads Public Improvement District Advisory Committee. The purpose of the Advisory Committee is to make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners regarding the public improvements to be funded each year, the awarding of contracts, and the need to seek an increase of the maximum mill levy for the PID.

The Advisory Committee consists of five members. All members serve two-year or three-year terms. Terms are limited to two full consecutive terms.

Meetings are held monthly or less often, as needed at 3:30 p.m. at Centennial Hall, 200 South Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs, CO.

Applicants must be taxpaying electors of the District for the duration of their appointment. To be a taxpaying elector, you must 1) be registered to vote in Colorado and 2) own, or your spouse or civil union partner must own, taxable or real personal property within the District. You do not need to reside within the District.

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Volunteers Needed for Park Fee Advisory Committee

El Paso County, CO, January 4, 2021 – 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 February 5, 2021.

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 necessary beginning in October; meeting times vary.

Applications are being accepted for Land Developer Representative (2 positions) and a Citizen Representative.

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Volunteers Needed for Juvenile Community Review Board

El Paso County, CO, December 21, 2020– The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking a community-minded member of the El Paso County Bar Association to serve on the El Paso County Juvenile Community Review Board. Applications are due by January 22, 2021.

The Juvenile Community Review Board is currently seeking one new El Paso County Bar Association representative.

Board meetings are held on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 1:30 p.m. in the Russel Professional Building, 105 E. Vermijo Ave., Colorado Springs, CO.

The El Paso County Juvenile Community Review Board reviews case files of juveniles and makes decisions regarding residential community placement. The Board consists of 11 members. Nine members are nominated for indefinite terms and two community-at-large members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for three-year terms.

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Volunteers Needed for Community Corrections Board

Colorado Springs, CO, December 21, 2020 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Community Corrections Board. Applications for the open position are due by January 22, 2021.

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

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 and are limited to serving two consecutive terms.

The board meets on the second Wednesday of the month at noon, either virtually or at the Regional Development Center, 2880 International Circle, Meeting Room AB, Colorado Springs, CO. Additionally, board members individually review and vote on approx. 22 cases each week.

The Corrections Board is seeking one Citizen at Large Member.

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Volunteers Needed for Board of Retirement

El Paso County, CO, Dec 14, 2020 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Board of Retirement. Applications for the open position are due by Jan 30, 2021.

The Board of Retirement is currently seeking one appointed member.

The Board of Retirement, in its sole discretion, may appoint up to two associate members (non-voting) who serve a term of one year and who may be reconfirmed annually at the board’s first regular meeting of each calendar year.

Board meetings are held on the fourth Monday of the month except June and December, at 9 a.m., at the Regional Development Center, 2880 International Circle, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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Volunteers Needed for Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments – Community Advisory Committee

El Paso County, CO, October 29, 2020 – 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 January 30, 2021.

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

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 virtually due to COVID precautions on the last Wednesday of the month at 3 p.m.

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Volunteers Needed for CSU Extension Advisory Committee

Colorado Springs, CO, December 2, 2020 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County CSU Extension Advisory Committee. Applications for the open position are due by January 22, 2021.

The CSU Extension Advisory Committee is currently seeking one member representing 4-H and one member representing Horticultural/Natural Resources.

The mission of the El Paso County Extension Advisory Committee is to promote, advocate, and support the County’s Cooperative Extension programs and staff by developing and implementing a strong marketing strategy that results in educating community officials and providing information flow between county citizens and the Cooperative Extension.

The CSU Extension Advisory Committee consists of 12 members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for three-year terms. Terms are limited to two full consecutive terms.

The committee meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. Locations vary but meetings are typically held at the Extension Office, 17 N. Spruce St., Room 224, Colorado Springs, CO.

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Highway Advisory Commission

El Paso County, CO, November 5, 2020 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Highway Advisory Commission. Applications for the open position are due by January 30, 2021.

The Highway Advisory Commission (HAC) reviews and comments on issues relating to the management and operation of the Transportation Division and makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners and the Department of Public Works. Highway Advisory Commissioners must demonstrate an active interest in the goals and objectives of the Transportation Division and be willing to work with other members to achieve the goals and objectives and help resolve problems.

The commission consists of nine members who are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for three-year terms. Five members represent each of the county commissioner districts, with the remaining members representing the county At-large.Terms are limited to two full consecutive terms.

Commission meetings are currently being held virtually due to COVID precautions on the third Wednesday, bi-monthly at 9 a.m. The meetings are held in January, February, and then, every other month (April, June, August, October, and December)

Applications are being accepted for one Associate member, and one District 5 representative (you must live in District 5).

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