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 information on this page, please contact Amanda Wilber. 

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 Adjustment

The City of Cottonwood is seeking applicants to fill three (3) vacancies on the Council appointed seven (7) member Board of Adjustment (BOA). These are volunteer, non-paid, three (3) year term opportunities for City of Cottonwood residents. This Board is a quasi-judicial decision-making body that hears variance requests and appeals of decisions of the Zoning Administrator. More details on BOA allowable procedures can be found in Arizona Revised Statutes Section 9-462.06. 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 consider volunteering. Commission/Board member applications are available at the Human Resources office, 816 N. Main St., City Hall, 827 N. Main St., by calling 340-2713, or on-line at www.cottonwoodaz.gov/368/Volunteer-Opportunities . Completed applications should be returned to the Human Resources Office or City Hall no later than 3:00 PM, Friday, August 31, 2018.

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

Personnel Board

The Cottonwood City Council is seeking candidates to fill a partial seat on its Personnel Board. This seat is for an existing member, which will expire on December 31, 2018. The five member board is made up of two citizens at large, who are appointed by the City Council, and three City employees elected by the employees of the City, who all serve two-year terms.

The purpose of the City of Cottonwood Personnel Board is to hear appeals of employees’ grievances, disciplinary actions, and dismissals in accordance with City policy and the policies set forth in the Employee Manual. The Personnel Board is also active in employee recognition programs.

If you are a resident of the City of Cottonwood interested in serving your community in this capacity, please consider volunteering. Commission/board member applications are available at the Human Resources office, 816 N. Main St., by calling 928-340-2713, or online at www.cottonwoodaz.gov/368/Volunteer-Opportunities. Completed applications should be returned to the Human Resources office no later than 3:00 PM on Friday, August 31, 2018.


Parks & Recreation Commission


The City of Cottonwood is seeking candidates to fill one (1) partial term for an existing member, which will expire on 12/21/2019, and two (2) seats with three (3) year terms on the Parks and Recreation Commission. 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 this commission, please consider volunteering. Commission/Board member applications are available at the Human Resources Office, 816 N. Main St., by calling 928-340-2713, or on-line at www.cottonwoodaz.gov/368/Volunteer-Opportunities. Completed applications should be returned to the Human Resources Office no later than 3:00 PM on Friday, August 31, 2018.

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



Airport Commission

The City of Cottonwood is seeking applicants to fill one (1) three year term on the Airport Commission. Commission positions are non-paid, volunteer and are appointed by the City Council.

The Commission consists of five voting members. Four members shall be tenants/lessees of the Cottonwood Municipal Airport, or shall have a working knowledge of aviation matters; one member should not be required to be a tenant/lessee of the Cottonwood Municipal Airport, nor shall they be required to have a working knowledge of airport matters; they shall, however, be required to live within the corporate limits of the City of Cottonwood and shall represent the general public interest. The applicant filling the open seat must be a tenant/lessee of the Cottonwood Municipal Airport or have working knowledge of aviation matters.

If you meet the above minimum requirements and are interested in serving your community, please consider volunteering. Commission/board member applications are available at the Human Resources office, 816 N. Main Street, by calling 928-340-2713, or online at www.cottonwoodaz.gov/368/Volunteer-Opportunities. Completed applications should be returned to the Human Resources office no later than 3:00 PM on Friday, August 31, 2018.



Cottonwood Public Library

The library is a vital part of our community.Your time and talents would greatly assist the growing number of citizens from the Verde Valley who make use of our facility.Volunteer opportunities are available in both the Youth Services and the Adult areas of the library, so take your pick of the area you prefer. (Volunteers must be at least 13 years of age for the Youth Services area, and at least 18 years of age for the Adult area.) 

Click here to sign up online:https://libraries.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2719518.jsp

Click here to print out the Volunteer application: 
http://www.ctwpl.info/ckfinder/userfiles/files/Volunteer%20Application%202018.pdf


Other Area Volunteer Opportunities



You can also check these organizations for volunteer opportunities:
Email the Human Resources Manager if you would like your organization's volunteer link here.