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 Jacobs.

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.

Historic Preservation Commission

The City of Cottonwood is seeking volunteers to fill one seat on its Historic Preservation Commission. Candidates must be residents of the City of Cottonwood. It is desirable that applicants have professional experience in the fields of architecture, planning, history, archaeology, 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.

Commission and board volunteer application forms and a copy of the powers and duties of the commission are available at the City of Cottonwood website:  www.cottonwoodaz.gov, or from the Human Resources office, 816 N. Main St., or by calling 928-340-2732. Applications will be accepted at the HR office until 3:00 PM, Friday, May 26, 2017.  

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., or by calling 340-2732, or on-line at www.cottonwoodaz.gov. Completed applications should be returned to 816 N Main St. no later than 3:00 PM, Friday, May 26, 2017.

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

Parks and Recreation Commission

The City of Cottonwood is seeking candidates to fill one term and one partial term, expiring 8/21/2019. This is a volunteer appointment; commissioners serve without pay, and are appointed by the City Council. 

The Commission acts in an advisory/support capacity to the City Council and the Community Services General Manager. The Commission also assists in the establishment of general priorities and budget items relating to parks development, recreation programs, park land acquisition and capital improvements.

If you are a Cottonwood resident living within city limits, and are interested in serving your community as a member of the Commission, please consider volunteering. Commission/Board member applications are available at the Human Resources Office, 816 N Main St., or by calling 340-2732, or on-line at www.cottonwoodaz.gov. Completed applications should be returned to 816 N. Main St., and must be received no later than 3:00 PM on Friday, May 26, 2017. 

You may contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 639-3200 if you have any questions regarding the Parks and Recreation Commission.

Other Area Volunteer Opportunities


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