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 Community Services Block Grant Advisory Board

El Paso County, CO, April 1, 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 April 16, 2021.

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 low-income sector.

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Volunteers Needed for Board of Adjustment

El Paso Colorado Springs, CO, March 25, 2021 – 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 April 23, 2021.

The Board of Adjustment is currently seeking two 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 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 second Wednesday of the month at 9:00 am at the Centennial Hall Hearing Room, 200 S. Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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Volunteers Needed for Pioneer Village Roads Public Improvement District Advisory Committee

El Paso County, CO, Jan. 25, 2021 – 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 April 23, 2021.

The Pioneer Village Roads Public Improvement District Advisory Committee is currently seeking one (1) member.

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 two-year or three-year terms. Terms are limited to two full consecutive terms.

Meetings are held monthly or less often, as needed 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 El Paso County Highway Advisory Commission

El Paso County, CO, January 5, 2021 – 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 April 23, 2021.

The Highway Advisory Commission (HAC) reviews and comments on issues relating to the management and operation of the Transportation Division and makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners and the Department of Public Works. 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 commission consists of nine members who are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for three-year terms. Five members represent each of the county commissioner districts, with the remaining members representing the county At-large. Terms are limited to two full consecutive terms.

Commission meetings are currently being held virtually due to COVID precautions on the third Wednesday, bi-monthly at 9 a.m. The meetings are held in January, February, and then, every other month (April, June, August, October, and December)

Applications are being accepted for one Associate member, and one District 5 representative (you must live in District 5).

Sunshine Law Notices
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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