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 Board of Retirement

El Paso County, CO, February 20, 2024 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking a community-minded volunteer to serve on the El Paso County Board of Retirement. Applications for the open position are due by March 5, 2024.

The Board of Retirement is currently seeking one Commissioner appointed, registered voter of El Paso County. They will serve with other appointed and elected members, and county officials to oversee the County’s employee retirement plan.

The board of retirement consists of five members, one who is the County Treasurer, two employees who are elected by the members of the plan, and two who are registered voters of the county chosen by the board of county commissioners.

Board meetings are typically held on the second Monday of the month except June and December, at 8 a.m., at the Regional Development Center, 2880 International Circle, Colorado Springs, Colorado or virtually on Microsoft teams as appropriate.

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

El Paso County, CO, February 12, 2024 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners announces a vacancy on the El Paso County Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Advisory Board. Applications for the open position are due by March 4, 2024.

The role of the El Paso County CSBG Advisory Board is to participate actively in the development, planning, implementation and evaluation of the CSBG program in El Paso County and making recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on how best to utilize CSBG funding to serve low-income residents of El Paso County.

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.

Board 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.

The CSBG Advisory Board is currently seeking one new member. This member must represent the ‘Public Elected Official’ sector. Public officials selected to serve on the board must have either executive government responsibilities, or responsibilities which require them to be involved with poverty-related matters. Each public official may choose one representative to serve on the board, full-time on their behalf. This member need not be a public official themselves, but they assume the elected (or appointed) official’s seat on the board.

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Volunteers Needed for Pikes Peak Regional Building Department’s Licensing Committee

El Paso Colorado Springs, CO, January 23, 2024 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department’s Licensing Committee. Applications for the open position are due by February 22, 2024.

The PPRBD is currently seeking one member who represents the building industry as a citizen-at-large.

The Licensing Committee reviews licensing of applicants for licenses and the performance of work required under the Pikes Peak Regional Building Code and adopted primary and secondary codes by reference, including, but not limited to the Elevator and Escalator Safety Code. Electrical and plumbing contractors are licensed by the State of Colorado but must also register with Pikes Peak Regional Building Department to perform work within the jurisdictions. The committee also hears complaints against contractors.

The Licensing Committee is comprised of an architect licensed by the State of Colorado, a professional engineer licensed by the State of Colorado, a building contractor (A license), a building or mechanical contractor, a building contractor (C license), an officer of a financial institution, and a citizen-at-large.

The Licensing Committee meets the second Thursday of each month at the Pikes Peak Regional Development Center, 2880 International Circle, Colorado Springs, Colorado. The meetings are hybrid meetings, which allows in person or virtual attendance. Please note, the Building Commission does not encourage virtual participation, the exception of virtual appearance be only considered for occasional emergencies, health related / resulting absences, or scheduling conflicts. Attendance in person is expected and appreciated.

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Volunteers Needed for Pikes Peak Regional Building Department’s Technical Committee

El Paso Colorado Springs, CO, December 14, 2023 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department’s Technical Committee. Applications for the open position are due by February 22, 2024.

PPRBD is currently seeking one member who represents a Master Plumber.

The Technical Committee reviews, interprets, and recommends minor variance requests from the Pikes Peak Regional Building Code including, but not limited to, the Sign Code, and the Elevator and Escalator Safety Code.

The committee is comprised of an architect licensed by the State of Colorado, a professional engineer licensed by the State of Colorado (civil – structural), a building contractor (A, B or C license), a mechanical contractor (A license), an electrical contractor licensed by the State of Colorado, a master plumber licensed by the State of Colorado, and a building contractor (D, E, or subcontractor). The committee consists of seven members appointed by the El Paso County Board of Commissioners in conjunction with the Colorado Springs City Council, acting as individual bodies, but in agreement, for a three-year term. Members can serve two terms consecutively. Upon completion, members serve as alternate members for additional two years.

The Technical Committee meets the first Wednesday of each month at 9:00am at the Pikes Peak Regional Development Center, 2880 International Circle, Colorado Springs, Colorado. The meetings are hybrid meetings, which allows in person or virtual attendance. Notwithstanding, committee members are required to attend in person with very limited exceptions thereto.

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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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