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.


Planning Commission

The Coeur d’Alene Planning Commission has two vacancies and is seeking new voting members to serve on this volunteer commission.

To receive consideration for appointment, please submit a completed Professional Data Sheet, along with a cover letter stating your interest in serving on the commission, with a letter of recommendation by November 29, 2021 to:  Sherrie Badertscher, Executive Assistant, Municipal Services Department, City of Coeur d’Alene, 710 E. Mullan Avenue, Coeur d’Alene, ID, 83814,  sherrie@cdaid.org.



Applicants shall have an interest in the growth and development of Coeur d’Alene, community visioning, livability, planning and zoning issues, and the planning process.

CLICK HERE to download a Professional Data Sheet.

CLICK HERE to view the Requirements, Duties, and Role of the Commission.

Historic Preservation Commission


The City of Coeur d’Alene is seeking two commission members for the Historic Preservation Commission.  Applications are being accepted.  This is an opportunity to help preserve and enhance Coeur d'Alene's history.

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 architecture, history, architectural history, urban planning, archaeology, engineering, conservation, landscape architecture, law, or other historic preservation-related disciplines. 

To receive consideration, please submit a Professional Data Sheet along with a letter of recommendation and additional documentation outlining qualifications by fax, 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. FAX: (208) 769-2366, PHONE: (208) 666-5754. EMAIL: mailto:sherrie@cdaid.org   Submissions are due by December 3, 2021 by 5:00PM.

If you have previously applied, please submit a new Professional Data Sheet, Resume, and Letter of Recommendation.

CLICK HERE to download a Professional Data Sheet.

CLICK HERE to view the Requirements and Qualifications.



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