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 Citizen Outreach Group

El Paso County, CO, August 15, 2018 – The Board of El Paso County 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 August 31, 2018.

The Citizen Outreach Group (COG) serves as a committee to review and assess, in its capacity, 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.

The group consists of 11 members: one from each of the county’s five commissioner districts, and six at-large representatives. District and at-large members serve for three-year terms, with terms limited to two consecutive terms.

Most meetings are held at Centennial Hall, 200 S. Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, Colorado on the third Monday of each month starting at 9:30 a.m.

Applications are being accepted for one at-large member.

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Volunteers Needed For El Paso County Community Corrections Board

El Paso Colorado Springs, CO, August 13, 2018 – 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 August 27, 2018.

The Community Corrections Board is currently seeking two Citizen-at-large members.

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:  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 on the second Wednesday of the month at noon at the Regional Development Center, 2880 International Circle, Colorado Springs, CO.

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Volunteers Needed For El Paso County Board of Adjustment

El Paso Colorado Springs, CO, July 27, 2018 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 August 10, 2018.  

The Board of Adjustment is currently seeking four Associate members.

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 three to five 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 an indefinite number of terms.

Board meetings are held on the second 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 El Paso County Highway Advisory Commission

El Paso County, CO, July 27, 2018 – 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 August 10, 2018.

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.

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

El Paso County, CO, July 27, 2018 – 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 August 10, 2018.

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 on the 2nd Friday of the month from 2:00-3:30 PM at Centennial Hall, 200 S. Cascade Ave, Suite 100, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Advisory Board is currently seeking two new members. One member must be from the public sector and one member from the private sector.

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Volunteers Needed for Innovation and Technology Committee

El Paso Colorado Springs, CO, August 7, 2018 – 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 August 21, 2018.

The Innovation and Technology Committee is currently seeking one member representing the field of transportation and two at-large El Paso County residents with interests in the missions and goals of the ITC.

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.

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Volunteers Needed for Pikes Peak Library District Board of Trustees

Colorado Springs, CO, August 6, 2018 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the Pikes Peak Library District Board of Trustees.  Applications for the open position are due by September 5, 2018.

The Board of Trustees of the Pikes Peak Library District acts as the governing body of the library.  Its responsibilities include, but are not limited to, setting policy, which is responsive and appropriate for the operation of the library district, hiring the director, evaluating the director, and approving the annual budget.

The board consists of seven members appointed for five-year terms.

Board meeting dates, times and locations are available at http://ppld.org/about-the-library/board-trustees.

The Library Board is seeking a joint City/County member.

The volunteer application and information is located at https://ppld.org/jobs  Applications can be submitted via email to shammond@ppld.org or mailed to: Pikes Peak Library District; Attention: Board Applications; PO Box 1579; Colorado Springs, CO 80901