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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.  

Boards and Commissions application [263KB]PDF

*Once complete please mail application to:   

City of Harrisonburg
Attn:  Deputy City Clerk
409 S Main St. 
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

OR Email to:

Are you currently serving and interested in serving another term? Use the Re-appointment Application Form. [277KB]PDF


 Current/Upcoming Vacancies:

Parks and Recreation Commission - East District - one vacancy, West District - one vacancy

Planning Commission - possible two vacancies

Harrisonburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority - two vacancies

Transportation Safety and Advisory Committee - two vacancies

Board of Equalization - one vacancy


Volunteer for the City Hall Volunteer Program.


Return the volunteer application to the address below.

City Hall
409 South Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801