Job, Request For Proposal,
and Volunteer Opportunities

Employment Opportunities:

Job openings for Shorewood and many other government entities may also be found on the League of Minnesota Cities web site.

The Rink Attendent Application or Employment Application (available in PDF* format) may be downloaded or obtained at Shorewood City Hall, 5755 Country Club Road, Shorewood, MN 55331, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. For Questions, Phone: 952-960-7900.

The City of Shorewood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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City of Shorewood Commissions/Board Openings

Email letters of interest for all commission and board openings to Bill Joynes, City Administrator at cityhall@ci.shorewood.mn.us, or mail letters to Bill Joynes, City Administrator, City of Shorewood, 5755 Country Club Rd, Shorewood, MN 55331.

Planning and Park Commission Openings

The city is currently accepting letters of interest from residents for volunteer service on its Park and Planning Commissions.

Both the Planning and Park Commissions act as an advisory board to the City Council, making recommendations on planning and zoning issues, or park and recreational needs of the city. The Planning Commission meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m., and the Park Commission meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Additional meetings are sometimes needed.

Letters of interest are due Tuesday, January 12.

Lake Minnetonka Communications Commission (LMCC)

The LMCC oversees the cable franchise and the local public access television studio. All meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month, with the full committee meeting quarterly and the executive committee meeting eight times per year.

Letters of interest are due Thursday, December 31.

Minnetonka Community Education (MCE) Services Advisory Council

This advisory board is open to District #276 residents. This board advises, promotes and supports community education programs, services and budgets. The board meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month.

Letters of interest are due Thursday, December 31.

2016 Citizens Advisory Committee

The Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District (RPBCWD) is now accepting applications to fill two positions on the 2016 Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC).  The CAC is a citizen-led volunteer advisory group that supports the RPBCWD in its mission to protect, manage, and restore water resources.

As a member of the CAC, your role will be to advise the RPBCWD Board of Managers as a representative of citizen interests. This includes:

  • informing the board about issues of concern from the public
  • learning about water resource issues and management in the district
  • reviewing and commenting on reports, minutes, activities and projects
  • providing guidance and assistance for volunteer activities
  • advising and assisting in decision making
CAC members must live or work within the district. If you are interested in applying, but unsure if you are located within the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District, or if you would like further information, contact Michelle Jordan at mjordan@rpbcwd.org or 952-607-6581.

To download an application or apply online, please visit the website.
Deadline: 31 December 2015

State of MN Board Openings

The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State today released the December 2015 notice of vacancies for various state boards, councils and committees that are accepting applications, due December 29, 2015. Minnesotans are encouraged to apply and serve in demonstration of public service. The full list of vacancies is available online.

Ongoing Opportunities:

  • Adopt a Garden
    Volunteer gardeners are sought to assist with city gardens. If you would like to learn more, or find the location of one of the gardens, please contact the city at 952.960.7900. This is a great project for neighborhoods, community organizations, families and individuals.

  • Arctic Fever
    The Arctic Fever Committee is looking for volunteers to work at various locations and events during the Arctic Fever Winter Festival, January 17-19, 2014. For information or to volunteer contact tgrout@ci.shorewood.mn.us, or call the city at 952.960.7900.

  • City Park and Planning Commissions:
    The city accepts letters of interest from residents for volunteer service on its Park and Planning Commissions. Typically, there are openings at the beginning of the year, with interviews with the City Council during January-February. Occasionally, openings become available at other times of the year.

    Both the Planning and Park Commissions act as an advisory board to the City Council, making recommendations on planning and zoning issues, or park and recreational needs of the city. The Planning Commission meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m., and the Park Commission meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Additional meetings are sometimes needed.

  • Community Organizations
    At various times of the year, the City of Shorewood seeks residents to represent the city on the board of various community organizations. These are volunteer appointments. Each representative is encouraged to provide a quarterly report to the City Council on the organization’s activities.

  • The Lake Minnetonka Conservation District (LMCD)
    The LMCD reviews permits and licenses, such as special events, multiple docks and charter boats. The LMCD considers lake management issues, and other issues such as Eurasian Water milfoil and Zebra Mussels. Meetings are at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month.

For any of the volunteer positions listed above, interested residents should send a letter to the city at 5755 Country Club Road, Shorewood, MN 55331, or fax to 952-474-0128, or e-mail cityhall@ci.shorewood.mn.us. A resume may be included but is not required.

Other Organizations

Residents may find volunteer opportunities here:

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