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 El Paso County Board of Adjustment

El Paso Colorado Springs, CO, January 21, 2022 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the Board of Adjustment. Applications for the open position are due by February 22, 2022.

The Board of Adjustment is currently seeking one Regular member and one Associate member.

The Board of Adjustment hears and decides on issues of physical variances related to the county zoning code. Variance requests may include changes to dimensions, structural location, bulk limitations, or other development requirements.

The board consists of 4 regular members and several associate members who vote on a rotating basis. Regular members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for three-year terms and are limited to two full consecutive terms; associate members are appointed for one-year terms and may be reappointed for up to a maximum of 6 consecutive terms.

Board meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 9:00 am at the Regional Development Center, 2880 International Circle, Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Volunteers Needed for Arkansas Basin Roundtable

El Paso County, CO, January 12, 2022 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the Arkansas Basin Roundtable. Applications for the open positions are due by January 27, 2022.

The Arkansas Basin Roundtable consists of representatives from every county in the Arkansas River basin. Members include municipal, agricultural, environmental, recreational, industrial interests as well as holders of adjudicated water rights. While meeting the water resource needs of all water users within the Arkansas basin, projects supported by the Roundtable also support accomplishing the goals of the Arkansas Basin Implementation Plan (Ark BIP) and the Colorado Water Plan (CWP). The Roundtable serves as a forum for discussion of regional and local water issues and provides proponents of water projects the opportunity to gain support, secure funding, and partner with other stakeholders to implement projects that are aligned with the Roundtable’s goals.

The Arkansas Basin Roundtable is currently seeking one volunteer.

Meetings are typically held on the second Wednesday of every month from 12:30-2:30pm.

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Innovation and Technology Committee

El Paso County, CO, January 10, 2022 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Innovation and Technology Committee (ITC). Applications for the open positions are due by January 25, 2022.

The Innovation and Technology Committee is currently seeking one member representing the Field of Academia with interest in the mission and goals of the ITC.

The mission of the Innovation & Technology Committee (ITC) is to focus on the future of county government, to offer guidance on how new and future technology may impact services of El Paso County in an efficient, cost-effective, and responsible manner, to identify current trends and innovations occurring in counties nationwide, and to use a data driven approach to research and assess the viability of implementing new innovations and ideas in the County.

The ITC shall be composed of nine voting members representing a cross section of the community who have working knowledge of developing technologies and innovation processes.

Board meetings are scheduled for the first Thursday of each month from 3:00-4:30 virtually due to COVID precautions.

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) Advisory Board

El Paso County, CO, December 30, 2021 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Advisory Board. Applications for the open positions are due by January 14, 2022.

The role of the El Paso County CSBG Advisory Board is to participate actively in the development, planning, implementation and evaluation of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) program in El Paso County, serving low-income communities and making recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners.

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.

Commission 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 in lieu of in-person, and this will continue to occur for the foreseeable future.

The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Advisory Board is currently seeking one new member. This member must be from the private sector.

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Road Impact Fee Advisory Committee

Colorado Springs, CO, October 15, 2021 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Road Impact Fee Advisory Committee. Applications for the open position are due by January 31, 2022.

The Committee was created by the El Paso County Planning and Community Development Department and the Department of Public Works to provide recommendations to the Commissioners on the implementation of the unincorporated county-wide road impact fee program, in compliance with local, state, and federal laws. Information about the Road Impact Fee can be found at: https://publicworks.elpasoco.com/road-impact-fees/.

The Advisory Committee consists of nine members. Membership is comprised of the following groups: three members of the development community, three county staff members, one representative of the Colorado Springs Housing and Building Association, and two citizens-at-large. Terms are for three years and are limited to two full consecutive terms.

The board meets on the fourth Thursday of the month at 1:30, virtually and/or at the Regional Development Center, 2880 International Circle, Pikes Peak Meeting Room, Colorado Springs, CO.

The Road Impact Fee Advisory Committee is seeking one Citizen Representative. The Citizen Representative shall represent citizens at large in El Paso County, should be knowledgeable about transportation and not associated with the development community.

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All El Paso County meeting notices are available on the Clerk and Recorder’s Agenda.net site.
A calendar of upcoming meetings is also available.

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