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 Innovation and Technology Committee

El Paso County, CO, May 12, 2020 – 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 June 12, 2020.

The Innovation and Technology Committee is currently seeking transportation one at-large El Paso County member 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 county’s 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 will be scheduled following appointments of new members.

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Volunteers Needed for Community Corrections Board

Colorado Springs, CO, May 7, 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 June 12, 2020.

The Community Corrections Board screens and determines which eligible offenders are appropriate to be placed in the community, under what conditions an eligible offender can participate in a program, who can operate a community corrections program in El Paso County and the standards by which a service provider can operate a facility. The board also monitors all community corrections programs in the Fourth Judicial District, oversees compliance with state and local standards, recommends contracts and advises the El Paso County Board of Commissioners about community corrections matters in the Fourth Judicial District.

The Community Corrections Board is comprised of the following members or their designee: 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 serve for indefinite terms, except the citizen-at-large positions, which are appointed for three-year terms and are limited to serving two consecutive terms.

The board meets and votes on eligible offenders as follows:

  1. In person on the second Wednesday of the month at noon, at the Regional Development Center, 2880 International Circle, Meeting Room AB, Colorado Springs, CO.
  2. Electronically all other Wednesdays of each month.

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

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Volunteers Needed for Pioneer Village Roads Public Improvement District Advisory Committee

El Paso County, CO, May 12, 2020 – 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 June 12, 2020.

The Pioneer Village Roads Public Improvement District Advisory Committee is currently seeking two 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 three-year terms. Terms are limited to two full consecutive terms.

Meetings are held on the second Monday of each month 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 CSU Extension Advisory Committee

Colorado Springs, CO, May 12, 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 June 12, 2020.

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 Noxious Weed Advisory Commission

El Paso County, CO, May 12, 2020 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Noxious Weed Advisory Commission. Applications for the open position are due by June 12, 2020.

The Noxious Weed Advisory Commission is currently seeking one new member.

The Noxious Weed Advisory Commission develops and tri-annually reviews an action plan for the integrated management of state-mandated weeds; designates additional weeds that are or have the potential for becoming problematic in the county; and recommends to the Board of County Commissioners that identified individual landowners be required to submit their management strategies to control targeted plants to the El Paso County Environmental Division. As established by Colorado Noxious Weed Act, Colorado Revised Statute (C.R.S)35-5.5-101, et seq to be eligible to serve on the Noxious Weed Advisory Commission as a citizen must meet all three requirements listed below.

  1. Be a resident of unincorporated El Paso County
  2. Be a resident of El Paso County for a least one year and
  3. Own 40 acres of land or more.

Additionally, the Commission serves to educate the public by speaking to groups and homeowner associations and by displaying educational materials at community events.

The Commission has one annual meeting scheduled at the Environmental Division Office, 3255 Akers Drive in Colorado Springs, CO.

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Highway Advisory Commission

El Paso County, CO, May 12, 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 June 12, 2020.

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 5 – you must live in District 5 and one Associate member.

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