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

Planning and Zoning Commission

​​The City of Cottonwood is seeking applicants to fill two partial term seats on its Planning and Zoning Commission. Terms are set to expire February 5, 2022 and June 17, 2023, respectively. This volunteer position is appointed by the City Council and serves without pay. The available seat must be filled by a resident of the incorporated City of Cottonwood.

The Commission is responsible for the review of and use proposals (conditional use permits, zoning, subdivisions, code amendments and other special planning projects), as well as issues pertaining to architectural style, building design/materials, colors, landscaping, signs, etc. Preference will be given to applicants with a design-related background, training or experience, including architecture, interior design, planning, fine arts, etc. 

The Commission typically meets once a month, however, may meet as needed as part of a public hearing process. On-going attendance is essential.

Any resident interested in serving the community is encouraged to consider applying for this volunteer opportunity. Commission applications are available at the Human Resources Office, located at 821 N. Main Street, by calling 928-340-2713, or online here. Completed applications must be submitted to the Human Resources office no later than 3:00 pm Thursday, November 4, 2021.

For further information about the Commission, please contact Scott Ellis in the Community Development Department at 928-634-5505, x 3321.

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://ctwpl.info/Pages/Index/141802/apply-to-volunteer---adults

Volunteer applications can also be picked up at the Library.

Other Area Volunteer Opportunities


You can also check these organizations for volunteer opportunities: Email the Human Resources Director if you would like your organization's volunteer link here.https://ctwpl.info/Pages/Index/141802/apply-to-volunteer---adults