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Apply now to volunteer to serve on a council, board or commission.



Do you have a passion to improve the community you live in and help make Harrisonburg one of the best places to live in Virginia?  If so, we encourage you to get involved! Volunteer to serve on a council, board or commission.  Start by filling out the application below. Only citizens of the City of Harrisonburg may apply.

*New! You can now apply using the online form.

Are you currently serving and interested in serving another term? Use the Re-appointment Application Form.


 Current/Upcoming Vacancies:

Alcohol Safety Action Commission - One current

Board of Equalization - One upcoming

Building Code Board of Appeals - Three current; Three upcoming

Community Policy and Management Team - Three upcoming

Deer Population Task Force - One current

*New! Environmental Performance Standards Advisory Committee - Seven to eleven

Harrisonburg Electric Commission - One upcoming

Harrisonburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority - One upcoming

Parks and Recreation Commission - One upcoming (East)

Planning Commission - One upcoming

Transportation Safety & Advisory Commission - Two upcoming


Volunteer for the City Hall Volunteer Program.


Return the volunteer application to the address below.

City Hall
409 South Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801