Volunteer Opportunities


You can make a difference in your community by getting involved in one of the city's boards, committees, or commissions.  Your participation is valuable and important!

For more information regarding volunteer opportunities in the City of Coeur d'Alene, please contact Municipal Services Department, [email protected].

To receive consideration, please submit a Professional Data Sheet along with a letter of recommendation and additional documentation outlining qualifications by email, hard copy delivery, or mail to: Municipal Services Department, City of Coeur d’Alene, 710 E. Mullan Avenue, Coeur d’Alene, ID, 83814. PHONE: (208) 666-5754. EMAIL: mailto:[email protected]

CLICK HERE to download a PROFESSIONAL DATA SHEET (application).


Historic Preservation Commission

The City of Coeur d’Alene is seeking a member for the Historic Preservation Commission to fill one vacancy. 

Qualifications:  All members of the Commission shall have a demonstrated interest, competence, or knowledge in history or Historic Preservation.  The Commission should include a member or members who have professional training or experience in the disciplines of Archaeology (prehistoric, historic archaeology); Architectural History; Conservation; Cultural Anthropology; Curation; Engineering; Folklore; Historic Architecture; Historic Landscape Architecture; Historic Preservation Planning; Historic Preservation; History, or similar fields (click here for a list of requirements).

NOTE:  The application period closes on January 19, 2024 at 5:00PM.

CDATV Committee:

Members of the committee are appointed by the Mayor and Council and serve for a 3-year term. The committee consists of nine (9) members.  The duties and responsibilities of the board are to stimulate and encourage, throughout the city and surrounding area, the televising of information concerning local government and public education.  Make surveys as may be deemed advisable of public and private institutions engaged within the city in enhancing the programs aired on CDATV, and to make recommendations concerning appropriate methods to encourage participation in, and appreciation of, the programs aired to meet the legitimate needs of persons in the city of Coeur d'Alene.  Encourage public interest in the value of the City's local television channel and to expand the City's televising resource.  Provide oversight for the City government information/public education television channel.  Comply with all City policies, procedures, and regulations.  Hear appeals from any person who has been affected by a decision or order of the City or its designees in the enforcement and administration of the Coeur d'Alene television channel.

Parking Commission:

Members of the commission are appointed by the Mayor and Council and serve for a 3-year term.  The commission consists of ten (10) members who receive no salary. The duties and responsibilities of the commission are to analyze parking needs throughout the City, educate the public on the availability, value, and location of parking, serve as the public's forum to address parking issues and concerns, ensure parking is managed in a manner that is user friendly, visually attractive, and maintains the value of this asset, address issues that arise regarding enforcement of Parking Ordinances and address appeals of Parking Ordinance tickets, keep the Council informed regarding parking issues and to make recommendations to the Council on maintaining and/or improving parking, and prepare policies and procedures, with the advice of the City Administrator, to regulate monthly parking permits. 

The current commission opening requires the applicant to be a Fort Grounds  neighborhood resident.  



Volunteer your group or organization for Storm Drain Stenciling.  Click here for more information.

For community volunteer opportunities, please click on the following links:

United Way of North Idaho 

Panhandle Parks Foundation Make a difference in your community! Contact Tracy Meyers at [email protected] or call (208) 446-4813

Boys & Girls Club of Kootenai County

Contact Us

Phone: (208) 769-2231
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
710 Mullan Avenue
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814

For Permits and Licenses, contact Kelley Setters at [email protected] or (208) 769-2229.