Select Board Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are, and always have been, an integral part of Plymouth Town Government. It is volunteers, elected or appointed, who serve on committees that give of their time and talents and make policies that shape the future of the Town. 

Do you have a special interest in a particular area? Do you have a special talent that you would be willing to share? Would you just like to be involved? Complete the Select Board's Volunteer Application online, if you are interested in serving in one of the following vacancies. 

Select Board Appointed Positions:

The mission of the Plymouth Historical Commission is to preserve, protect and document the historic architectural heritage of the Town of Plymouth. Legislated protection is provided for historic buildings located in the Plymouth Historic District in the downtown-harbor area. The Historic District is a local and national treasure of our country’s architecture with a variety of examples spanning three centuries. The Historic District Commission generally meets on the second and fourth Wednesday every month at 7:00 p.m. at Plymouth Town Hall. The vacant position is an "alternate seat", therefore, the appointee would attend meetings and provide input, but is not a full voting member. 

The mission of the Climate Action/Net Zero Advisory Committee (CANZ) is to identify and advocate for equitable climate adaptation actions and greenhouse gas emission reduction strategies in sectors such as municipal, commercial, and residential buildings, transportation, energy systems, and land use. The CANZ Committee is currently working on Plymouth’s Climate Action/Net Zero Decarbonization Plan, with a strategy for engaging community members and organizations to gather input, as well as outlining the scope of the plan. The CANZ Committee will analyze current emissions, identify initiatives and measures that might be taken to reduce emissions, and set goals and targets.

Subject matter experts and individuals with experience in public health, housing, social and human services, design, development, planning, preservation, sustainability, renewable energy, environmental advocacy, education, and government, are encouraged to apply.

The CANZ Committee typically meets every other Wednesday in the early evening. Meetings are occasionally in-person, hybrid, or virtual depending on the availability of Committee members. 

The mission of the Cable Advisory Committee is to review complaints, suggestions and issues raised relative to the cable system, the licensee, and the services provided, and to make recommendations to the Select Board on such matters. The Cable Advisory Committees on an as-needed basis.

Interested residents can submit a Volunteer Application online. 

Residents are also able to submit a letter of interest, outlining the rationale as to why they would like to be appointed. Residents may also submit a resume, although that is not required. Residents may submit their letters of interest and any additional information and questions to Anthony Senesi, Assistant to the Select Board/Town Manager on or before Wednesday, October 26, 2022, at 4:00 pm. either via email at asenesi@plymouth-ma.gov or at the Town Manager's Office at Plymouth Town Hall, 26 Court Street, Plymouth, MA 02360