Volunteer Opportunities

As a Milford volunteer, you will have the opportunity to contribute your unique talents and energy toward providing a richer quality of life for your community. And you will share in an opportunity for self-development and self-fulfillment. Volunteer Application

Milford Planning Board is Looking for Volunteers

The Planning Board is responsible for: The development and implementation of Milford’s long-range Master Planning efforts, the formulation of local land use ordinances and regulations, and the approval of land use applications. The Planning Board meets at least twice a month: the 3rd Tuesday for its regular hearings meeting and additional Tuesday night work sessions. 3rd Tuesday each month - hearing land use applications including site plan and subdivision reviews additional Tuesday night work sessions on a variety of planning topics and tasks - housing stock and availability, transportation needs, zoning ordinances, how to make our community’s vision for itself a reality.

If you think you might be interested in working on this important land use board or would like further information, please contact  Lincoln Daley, Director of Community Development at [email protected] or call 249-0620.

Recycling and Solid Waste Committee

The Board of Selectmen is requesting individuals to serve on the Town of Milford Recycling and Solid Waste Committee. Over the next couple of months, this committee will be assisting the administration and the Select Board in mapping out a long term strategy and operational plans for recycling. The group will also evaluate a contractual opportunity to join a Municipal Solid Waste Cooperative that currently serves approximately twenty NH municipalities.

Milford Conservation Commission

Do you have an interest in the environment? The Milford Conservation Commission always welcomes new members dedicated to help us in our mission: “……. to encourage the sound management of Milford’s natural resources for current and future generations.” We are involved in a variety of activities, such as trail construction and repair, stewardship of protected land and review of applications for work in wetlands. No experience is necessary; we provide opportunities for interested members to attend workshops during the year to learn more about the environment. The Commission meets on the second Thursday of each month at 7 PM in the Selectmen’s Meeting Room of the Town Hall.

If you think you would be interested in helping out or would just like to learn a little more about what we do, come to a meeting, call 249-0628, or view our Conservation web page. Then fill out the Volunteer Application Form and bring it to the Town Administrator's office in Town Hall.

Zoning Board of Adjustment is Looking for Volunteers

The Zoning Board is responsible for granting relief where appropriate, and "interpreting the Town's Zoning Ordinances taking into consideration the protection of the Town and the interests and safety of residents" by hearing requests for variances, special exceptions, and administrative appeals. The Zoning Board meets twice a month, if there are cases, on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 7:00PM.

If you think you might be interested in working on or would like further information, please contact Lincoln Daley, Director of Community Development at [email protected] or 249-0620.  

Social Services Warrant Committee

The Welfare Office is looking for 2 to 3 residents of the Town of Milford who would like to volunteer to be a part of the Social Services Warrant Committee.  The goal of the committee is to evaluate agencies working for our people of Milford who have applied for funding under the town’s Social Services Warrant Article.  We will evaluate each proposal and recommend to the Board of Selectmen the list of agencies, and the amount of their award.

If you think you may be interested in this group, please contact Susan Drew, Milford Welfare Director at 249-0672, or [email protected].  We plan to hold our first meeting on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.

We invite you to drop in and attend our meetings or check us out on the web with streaming videos at www.milford.nh.gov or on Government Access/Granite Town Media TV (channel 21)!