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 Corrections Board

El Paso Colorado Springs, CO, October 8, 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 October 31, 2018.

The Community Corrections Board is currently seeking three 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, October 1, 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 October 15, 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, October 1, 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 October 15, 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.

The Highway Advisory Commission is also seeking one at-large member.

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

El Paso County, CO, October 1, 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 October 15, 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 one new member. One member must be from the public sector.

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Volunteers Needed for Innovation and Technology Committee

El Paso Colorado Springs, CO, October 1, 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 October 15, 2018.

The Innovation and Technology Committee is currently seeking one member representing the field of transportation and one at-large El Paso County resident 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.