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.


The City of Cottonwood is seeking applicants to fill one (1) vacancy on the Council appointed seven (7) member Board of Adjustment (BOA). This is a volunteer, non-paid, three (3) year term opportunity 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., by calling 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, Friday, May 3, 2019.

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


The City of Cottonwood is seeking candidates to fill one partial seat on the seven-member Parks & Recreation Commission with a term ending July 19, 2020. 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 Parks and Recreation Director. 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/368/Volunteer-Opportunities. Completed applications should be returned to 816 N. Main St., and must be received no later than 3:00 PM on Friday, May 3, 2019.

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

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: 

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.