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 Colorado Springs Sports Authority

El Paso County, CO, August 19, 2019 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking a community-minded citizen volunteer to serve on the Colorado Springs Sports Authority. Applications are due by September 2, 2019.

The Colorado Springs Sports Authority is currently seeking one (1) Director to be appointed by the Board of County Commissioners of El Paso County.

The Sports Authority will be actively engaged in overseeing the marketing and programing of facilities associated with the City for Champions (C4C) initiative through events held by National Governing Bodies, other sports organizations, and non-sport event organizations. The authority will be composed of five (5) Directors with staggered initial terms of service. The term of the Director appointed by the Board of County Commissioners will expire on December 21, 2021.

Each of the Directors shall have professional expertise in real estate development, local government, construction contracting, public or private finance, the sports industry, or any other area that the respective ‘Appointing Body’ believes will benefit the Board.

The date, time, and location of the initial meeting will be determined by the Chairperson of the Board.

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Volunteers needed for the El Paso County Planning Commission

El Paso County, CO, August 8, 2019 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Planning Commission. Applications are due by August 22, 2019.

 The Planning Commission is currently seeking three (3) Associate members.

The Planning Commission reviews planning petitions and makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on land use requests, and prepares a Master Plan for unincorporated areas of the county. The commission consists of nine members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for three-year terms. Associate members may also be appointed for one-year terms. Terms are limited to two full consecutive terms, except for associate members who may be reappointed for an indefinite number of terms.

Commission meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 9 am at the Regional Development Center, 2880 International Circle, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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Volunteers needed for the Pikes Peak Library Board of Trustees

Click here to apply:  https://ppld.org/jobs

The Pikes Peak Library District will be accepting applications until September 6, 2019.

The Pikes Peak Library District Board of Trustees 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.

For additional questions regarding the Pikes Peak Library Board, please call 719-531-6333 X6009

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Volunteers Needed for the El Paso County Park Advisory Board

El Paso County, CO, July 31, 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 August 16, 2019.

The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is currently seeking a citizen to represent District 3 (eastern 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 Community Development Advisory Board

El Paso County, CO, August 5, 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 August 19, 2019.

The Community Development Advisory Board is currently seeking one new member currently residing in and able to represent County Commissioner District 2.

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 Community Corrections Board

Colorado Springs, CO, July 31, 2019 – 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 August 16, 2019.

 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, Meeting Room AB, Colorado Springs, CO.

The Corrections Board is seeking one Citizen at Large Member.

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

El Paso County, CO, July 15, 2019 – 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 July 31, 2019.

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 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 low-income sector and one member from the private sector.

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Highway Advisory Commission

El Paso County, CO, August 13, 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 August 28, 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 5.

You must live in District 5.