Volunteer Opportunities

Request for Volunteers on Boards and Commissions

Do you have just a couple hours a month to contribute to your community?  The City of Glenwood Springs is looking for applicants to fill vacancies on the following Boards and Commissions.

The composition and powers and duties for each of the Boards and Commissions are included on the applications. Applications can be found on the specific board or commission webpage.

The City Council at its discretion may appoint up to three persons as an alternate member for each board or commission. If you are interested in a board or commission without a current vacancy, please contact us to see if an alternate position could be appointed.

Applications are to be submitted online. Click on the board or commission link below to access the application.  Please contact volunteer@cogs.us or 970-384-6449 with any questions.

Airport Board

  • Two regular seats with terms from March 2024 through March 2027. Must reside within Glenwood Springs city limits.
  • Applications due February 23, 2024, by end of day.

Arts and Culture Board

  • One regular seat and one alternate seat with terms from March 2024 through March 2027. Must reside within Glenwood Springs city limits.
  • Applications due February 15, 2024, by end of day.

Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Board

Financial Advisory Board

  • One regular seat with a term to expire February 2026, and one regular seat with a term to expire February 2027. Must reside within Glenwood Springs city limits or be a non-resident, but shall own or be employed by a tourism business within the city.
  • Applications due February 15, 2024 by end of day.

Historic Preservation Commission

  • One regular seat with a term to expire April 2025 and one regular seat with a term from April 2024 until April 2027. Must reside within Glenwood Springs city limits.
  • Alternate seats. City Council can appoint up to three alternates. Must reside within Glenwood Springs city limits.
  • Applications due February 29, 2024 by end of day.

Housing Commission

  • Four regular seats with terms from April 2024 until April 2027. Must reside within Glenwood Springs city limits.
  • Alternate seats. City Council can appoint up to three alternates. Must reside within Glenwood Springs city limits.
  • Applications due February 29, 2024 by end of day.

Parks and Recreation Commission

  • One youth representative seat who shall serve a one-year term from June 1 to May 31 of the following year. Must be under the age of 18 and reside in city limits or attend school in city limits.
  • Applications due April 30, 2024 by end of day.
  • One alternate seat with a term to expire March 2025. Must reside within Glenwood Springs city limits.
  • Applications due February 23, 2024, by end of day.

Planning and Zoning Commission

  • One alternate seat with a term to expire February 2025 and one alternate seat with a term to expire February 2026. Must reside within Glenwood Springs city limits.
  • Applications due February 29, 2024 by end of day.

Victim's and Witnesses Assistance and Law Enforcement (VALE) Board   

  • Four regular seats with a term from April 2024 until April 2027. One seat may reside outside of the City but within the 81601 zip code area or own real property or a business within the City.
  • Applications due February 29, 2024 by end of day.