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 Park Advisory Board

El Paso County, CO, February 12, 2019 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking a community-minded citizen volunteer to serve on the El Paso County Park Advisory Board. Applications are due by February 28, 2019.

 The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is currently seeking a citizen to represent District 4 (southern portion of El Paso County).

The Park Advisory Board reviews and comments on items and proposals related to park policies, philosophies and objectives, and makes formal recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners.

The Park Advisory Board meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. in Centennial Hall, 200 S. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs, CO.

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Citizen Outreach Group

El Paso County, CO, February 7, 2019 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Citizen Outreach Group. Applications for the open position are due by February 28, 2019.

The Citizen Outreach Group (COG) serves as a committee to review and assess the progress of the County Strategic Plan, the County’s Five Year Financial Roadmap and the activity of the Public Safety tax, in an effort to provide the Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) and County Administration with updates and recommendations. The COG, in its capacity, shall support the County’s efforts in hosting the County Citizens College, the County Fair and other related events, in order to encourage and enhance transparency and collaboration between citizens and County government.

There are 11 members on the Citizen Outreach Group; one from each of the county’s five commissioner districts, and six at-large representatives. They serve three-year terms, with terms limited to two consecutive terms.

Citizen Outreach Group (COG) meetings will be held on the dates listed on the 2019 Meeting Schedule & Agenda, and most meetings will start at 9:30 a.m. at Centennial Hall, 200 S. Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Applications are being accepted for one at-large member.

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

El Paso County, CO, February 5, 2019 – 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 February 22, 2019.

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 held on the last Wednesday of the month at 3 p.m. at the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments, 14 S. Chestnut, Colorado Springs, CO.

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Community Development Advisory Board

El Paso County, CO, January 25, 2019 – 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 February 15, 2019.

The Community Development Advisory Board is currently seeking one new member representing District 4.

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 Highway Advisory Commission

El Paso County, CO, January 25, 2019 – 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 February 15, 2019 .

The Highway Advisory Commission reviews and comments on issues relating to the management and operation of the Transportation Division and makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners. 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 Board consists of nine members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for three-year terms; members are limited to two full consecutive terms.

Five members represent each of the county commissioner districts, with the remaining members representing the county at-large. Commission meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month at 9:00 am at 2880 International Circle, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

The Highway Advisory Commission is currently seeking one new member for District 3.

You must live in District 3.

The Highway Advisory Commission is also seeking one associate member.

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Volunteers Needed for Innovation and Technology Committee

El Paso Colorado Springs, CO, February 11, 2019– 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 February 28, 2019.

The Innovation and Technology Committee is currently seeking one member representing the field of transportation.

The Innovation and Technology Committee advises the Commissioners and County Executive Directors on the overall technological condition of the County, assists in planning the use of new technologies, and offers ideas to adopt or consider how new and future technology may impact services of El Paso County in an efficient, cost-effective, and responsible manner.

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 will be scheduled following appointments of new members.