Volunteer Opportunities

Below is our current list of vacancies. If you wish to submit your application, please send it via mail to the address listed here. If you have any questions regarding any Human Resources related information, please contact Amanda Wilber. If you have any questions regarding vacant positions, please contact Sandra Salas.

For a complete summary of all active Boards and Commissions, please view the Citizen's Guide to Boards and Commissions.

The positions listed below are volunteer positions only. You will not be compensated for your time. If you are looking for paid employment, please see our Employment Opportunities page.

You may download a board and commission application form (PDF), or you may submit an electronic board and commission application.


Board of Adjustments

The City of Cottonwood is seeking applicants to fill three vacancies on the Council- appointed five-member Board of Adjustment. These are volunteer, non-paid opportunities. This Board is a quasi-judicial decision-making body that hears variance requests and appeals of decisions of the Zoning Administrator. Training is available. The Board meets on an as-needed basis throughout the year.

If you are a resident of the City of Cottonwood interested in serving your community, please considering volunteering. Commission/Board member applications are available at the Human Resources office, 816 N. Main St., Cottonwood City Hall, 827 N. Main St., by calling 340-2732, or on-line at www.cottonwoodaz.gov. Completed applications should be returned to the Human resources Office or Cottonwood City Hall no later than 3:00 PM, Friday, September 29, 2017.

For further information, contact Community Development Manager Berrin Nejad at 634-5505, x3322.

Industrial Development Authority
The City of Cottonwood is seeking applicants to fill four vacancies on the Council-appointed five-member Industrial Development Authority Board. The primary purpose of the Industrial Development Authority (IDA) is to expand manufacturing, industrial and commercial enterprises within the City of Cottonwood and is consistent with the limitations expressed by the Arizona Legislature. The service of this Authority Board can aid the welfare and economic growth of the City of Cottonwood.

A background in building design, construction, real estate, agriculture or natural resources is beneficial. Candidates must be residents of the City of Cottonwood, and able to meet annually for an annual meeting and as needed during an application process which could be as many as five meetings. An officer or employee of the City of Cottonwood is not eligible to be on this Board.

If you are a resident of the City of Cottonwood interested in serving your community, please consider volunteering. Commission/Board member applications are available at the Human Resources office, 816 N. Main St., Cottonwood City Hall, 827 N. Main St., by calling 928-2732, or online at www.cottonwoodaz.gov. Completed applications should be returned to the Human Resources Office or Cottonwood City Hall no later than 3:00 PM, Thursday, September 7, 2017.

For further information, contact the City Clerk Marianne Jimenez at 928-340-2727.

Historic Preservation Commission
The City of Cottonwood is seeking applicants to fill one seat on its Historic Preservation Commission. This seat is to complete the remainder of a term for an existing member, which will expire on March 22, 2020. Candidates must be residents of the City of Cottonwood. It is desirable that applicants have professional experience in the fields of architecture, planning, history, archeology, or construction.

The commission consists of seven members, five of whom shall be residents of the city, and two of whom need not be residents of the city, provided that the City Council finds at the time of their appointment that they have substantial ties within the corporate limits of the city, such as owning real property, owning a business, being employed within the city limits, or based on any other factors deemed relevant by the City Council.

If you are interested in serving your community, please consider volunteering. Commission/Board member applications are available at the Human Resources Office, 816 N. Main St., Cottonwood City Hall, 827 N. Main St., by calling 928-340-2732, or online at www.cottonwoodaz.gov. Completed applications should be returned to the Human Resources Office or Cottonwood City Hall no later than 3:00 PM, Friday, September 15, 2017.


Other Area Volunteer Opportunities

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