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.
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The City of Cottonwood is seeking applicants to fill one partial seat on its Airport Commission, the term is for a partial term expiring August 19, 2023. This volunteer position is appointed by the City Council and serves without pay.
The Commission consists of five voting members. Four members shall be tenants/lessees of the Cottonwood Municipal Airport or have a working knowledge of aviation matters. One member should not be required to be a tenant/lessee of the Cottonwood Municipal Airport nor be required to have a working knowledge of airport matters, however, the member must live within the corporate limits of the City of Cottonwood and shall represent the general public interest. This open seat must be filled by a member representing the general public interest and does not need to be a tenant/lessee of the Cottonwood Municipal Airport or have working knowledge of aviation matters.
The Commission works in an advisory capacity on matters relating to the Cottonwood Municipal Airport. The Commission supports City Council and staff through assisting in the support and enhancement of the Airport and its operation to deliver optimum services and safety to its citizens and the users of the airport.
Anyone interested in serving the community in this capacity is encouraged to consider applying for this volunteer position. Commission applications are available at the Human Resources Office, located at 821 N. Main Street, by calling 928-340-2713, or online at here. Completed applications must be submitted to the Human Resources office no later than 3:00 pm Wednesday, August 4, 2021.
For further information about the Commission, please contact Mark Williams Airport Manager at 928.340.2722.
Planning and Zoning Commission
The City of Cottonwood is seeking applicants to fill one seat on its Planning and Zoning Commission a partial term expiring July 22, 2023. This volunteer position is appointed by the City Council and serves without pay. All seven commission members must be residents of Cottonwood living within the incorporated city limits.
The Commission is responsible for the review of land 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, landscape 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.
Cottonwood residents interested in serving the community are encouraged to consider applying for this volunteer position. Board/Commission applications are available at the Human Resources Office, located at 821 N. Main Street, by calling 928-340-2713, or online at here. Completed applications must be submitted to the Human Resources office no later than 3:00 pm Friday, July 9, 2021.
For further information about the Commission, please contact Scott Ellis in the Community Development Department at 928-634-5505 x 3321.
Victim Assistance Program Volunteer
Under general supervision, this position supplements and enhances the activities of the Victim Assistance program, and ensures victims of crimes are aware of support and assistance series available to them; and performs related duties as assigned. This position will work out of the Victim Services office in the Cottonwood Municipal Court.
Volunteers must have the ability to pass an in-depth departmental background check including a certified polygraph test, must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, must possess a valid AZ driver’s license; and experience in victim assistance or advocacy is preferred but not necessary.
If you are interested in serving your community in this capacity, please consider volunteering. Further details and application instructions are available at the Human Resources office, 821 N. Main St., by calling 928-340-2713, or online at https://az-cottonwood.civicplushrms.com/CareerPortal/JobDetail.aspx?RequisitionId=74305&SourceId=4852.*Unlike most volunteer positions, this position requires a City of Cottonwood employment application to be submitted. Follow the link above to submit your application.
Cottonwood Public LibraryThe 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
- Haven of Cottonwood -928-634-5548 x 2140
- Stewards of Public Lands
- Verde Valley Caregivers (Drivers and Shoppers)
- Verde Valley Leadership
- Verde Valley Teen Center - 928-852-7898