Get Involved!

Citizen Advisory Boards and Commissions

Scott County residents also serve on a number of Boards and Committees that help advise the County leadership on programs, services, recommendations, and budgets, among other things. Interested in learning more? Click here to go to the Advisory Boards and Commissions area.

Scott County Volunteer Program

Scott County is a wonderful place to live, work, raise a family, and get involved with the community! We're always very proud of the hundreds of residents who dedicate their time and talents to make others' lives better. Are you interested in serving? There are a lot of options for you to choose from... 


The mission of the Scott County Volunteer Program is to provide opportunities for community members to share their skills in order to enhance the variety and quality of services delivered by Scott County. Scott County has developed a system for the recruitment and training of volunteers to assist the needs of many of its citizens by:

  • Connecting volunteers with opportunities to serve. 
  • Building the capacity for effective local volunteering. 
  • Promoting the value of community service.
  • Developing strategic initiatives to mobilize volunteers to meet local community needs.

Interested in learning more?  Click here to connect with us!

Internships with Scott County

Internship opportunities are processed through the Scott County Volunteer office.  If you would like to apply, please contact Cara Madsen at for more information.  

Speak Up, Scott County!

Do you just want to weigh in on a community topic? Give your thoughts about a new or emerging public issue? Check our Speak Up, Scott County page - our online virtual town hall site - and read about a topic, see what others are saying about it, and add your thoughts.

Volunteering in Scott County

2019 Recognition:  Sheriff's Reserve Officer Mike Fatland
2019 Award Mike Fatland Sheriff Reserve
2019 Pet Shelter Volunteers
2019 Pet Shelter volunteers
2019 SmartLink Transit Volunteer Drivers
2019 SmartLink Volunteer Drivers
2019 Mounted Patrol Volunteers
2019 Mounted Patrol Volunteers
2019 Volunteer Picnic 
2019 Volunteer Picnic
2016 National MRC Public Health Volunteer Award
2016 National MRC Public Health Volunteer award