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 Sherrie Badertscher, Executive Assistant, Municipal Services Department, sherrie@cdaid.org.

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: Sherrie Badertscher, Executive Assistant, City of Coeur d’Alene, 710 E. Mullan Avenue, Coeur d’Alene, ID, 83814. PHONE: (208) 666-5754. EMAIL: mailto:sherrie@cdaid.org

CLICK HERE to download a Professional Data Sheet (application).


Arts Commission:

Members of the commission are appointed by the Mayor and Council and serve for a 3-year term.  The Arts Commission is a thirteen-member commission formed to encourage the development of artistic and cultural life and joins with persons and institutions concerned with the arts to ensure that the role of arts in our community will grow and play an ever more significant part in the welfare and educational experience of the citizens of Coeur d’Alene. 

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.

Childcare Commission:

Members of the commission are appointed by the Mayor and Council and serve for a 4-year term.  The Childcare Commission is a nine-member commission formed to incorporate city council and staff recommendations as necessary to comply with the guidelines, rules, and intent of applicable city and/or state codes, make suggestions for the health and safety of children, establish recommended criteria for the mayor's award for quality in childcare and accept nominations, take public comments on issues arising from the implementation and enforcement of various regulations, and hear appeals from decisions to deny or revoke a license.

Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee:

The pedestrian/bike committee is made up of members that represent different aspects of the community.  Members of the committee are appointed by the Mayor and Council and serve for a 4-year term.  The Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee is an eight-to-twelve-member committee formed to promote nonautomotive forms of travel and the development of safe pedestrian and bicycle facilities into a well-designed, integrated transportation network for all Coeur d'Alene citizens.



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 panhandleparks@gmail.com 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 KSETTERS@cdaid.org or (208) 769-2229.