VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIESVolunteer Your Time
Volunteering can be very rewarding and it is an opportunity to help your community and become part of the decision making process. It is also a great way to meet new people, keep busy, and get involved in your Town!

The Town of Dudley is looking for experienced volunteers for Boards and Committees to give their time and talents serving the Town. Whether you are retired or just interested in community involvement the town would appreciate your help.

Some Boards meet quite often, some once in awhile, and some are busy at different times of the year.
Please call the Selectmen’s office at 508-949-8001 for more information.

Below is our current list of vacancies.

If you wish to submit your application or letter of interest, please send it via e-mail to Selectmen@dudleyma.gov. or you can fax us at 508-949-8013.
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~ Zoning Board Openings: The Zoning Board of Appeals has openings for 2 alternates. They are 1 year term positions and appointed by the Board of Selectmen. If interested please send an e-mail to Selectmen@dudleyma.gov

~ Volunteer Needed CENTRAL MASS REGIONAL PLANNING Delegate Fiscal Year 2016:
The Board of Selectmen is looking for a volunteer to be their delegate for Central Massachusetts Planning Commission (CMRPC) for FY 16 (6/1/2015-6/30/2016). The delegate would represent Dudley and must be a resident. All representation on CMRPC is weighted by population for each community in the district. They meet quarterly at 2 Washington Square – Union Station in Worcester, MA with an annual meeting in June. This body is responsible for all policy decisions including approval of the annual work program and budget.
Please call the Board of Selectmen’s office at 508-949-8001 or send an email to selectmen@dudleyma.gov for more information.

~ Volunteer for CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLANNING COMMITTEE:
The Capital Improvement Planning Committee meets several time a year. Members study proposed capital projects and improvements within the town’s departments. They consider the relative need, impact and cost of the expenditures and the effect each will have on the financial position of the town. Members work closely with the Board of Selectmen, Fire, Police and Highway Departments and the Town Administrator.
Please submit a Letter of Intent to the Board of Selectmen’s Office, 71 West Main Street, Dudley, MA 01571 or email at selectmen@dudleyma.gov.

~ Volunteers for DUDLEY ANIMAL SHELTER:
The Town of Dudley is looking for responsible volunteers to help with the maintenance and feeding of the dogs and cats at the Animal Shelter on Indian Road. Volunteers need to be 18 years old. All volunteers are subject to a CORI check.
If interested please call the Animal Control Officer at 508-949-8024 or the Selectmen’s Office at 508-949-8001.

~ ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE:
The Economic Development Committee is looking for volunteers to serve the town.  Put your business expertise to work in helping the town grow.
Anyone interested please email Ellen at elaprise55@gmail.com

~ FINANCE COMMITTEE:
The Finance, Appropriation and Advisory Committee is looking for volunteers to serve the town.
Anyone interested please contact Patrick Flynn, Moderator, at 508-987-0222

~ CONSERVATION DEPARTMENT – Janet Malser Grant
The Dudley Conservation Commission was recently awarded the Janet Malser Humanities Grant to improve four Conservation Restricted land parcels in Dudley. The project includes redefining trails, posting trail markers, construction of four footbridges and creation of a Dudley Trails Map booklet. The four selected parcels are Ardlock Acres, New Boston Road, Baker Pond and Shepherd Hill Estates. The project will:
provide safer, accessible nature trails create awareness of the trails through printed maps and online  reduce/eliminate the prohibited use of motorized vehicles on Conservation Restricted land parcels
Within the next few weeks, we will be locating boundary pins and marking them on each land parcel and recording their locations. If you would like to help with this activity, please contact the Conservation Commission office by email: conservation@dudleyma.gov, or call 508-949-8011, option 1.

~ HISTORICAL COMMISSION:
Opening on the Historical Commission.
If you are interested please forward a Letter of Intent to the Board of Selectmen’s Office, 71 West Main Street, Dudley, MA 01507 or email: selectmen@dudleyma.gov

~ SENIOR CENTER:
Volunteers needed to help setup for Senior Lunches on Mondays and Fridays.
Hours: 10 a.m. to Noon. Please call 508 943 3044 or 508 461 7315 or 508 949 8010

 

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