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BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT
The City of Cottonwood is seeking applicants to fill two (2) 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., 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, March 8, 2019.
For further information about the Board, contact Community Development Manager Berrin Nejad at 634-5505, x3322.
HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION
The City of Cottonwood is seeking applicants to fill three seats on its Historic Preservation Commission. Two seats are a full three year term and one seat is a partial term ending March 22, 2020. 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.
If you are 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 928-340-2713, or online at www.cottonwoodaz.gov/368/Volunteer-Opportunities. Completed applications should be returned to the Human Resources Office or Cottonwood City Hall no later than 3:00 PM, Friday, March 8, 2019.
For further information about the Commission, please contact Community Development Manager Berrin Nejad at 928-634-5505, x 3322.
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.
Volunteers must have the ability to pass an in-depth departmental background check including a formal psychological evaluation and a certified polygraph test, must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, must possess a valid AZ driver’s license; and experience in victims assistance or advocacy is preferred.
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, 816 N. Main St., by calling 928-340-2713, or online in the career portal.
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://libraries.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2719518.jsp
Click here to print out the Volunteer application:
Other Area Volunteer Opportunities
Email the Human Resources Manager if you would like your organization's volunteer link here.