As a Milford volunteer, you will have the opportunity to contribute your unique talents and energy toward providing a richer quality of life for your community. And you will share in an opportunity for self-development and self-fulfillment. Volunteer Application

Welfare Office is Looking for Volunteers

The Welfare Office is looking for 2 to 3 residents who would like to volunteer to be a part of a committee to research and evaluate the agencies who receive funding through the Social Services Warrant.  The goal of this committee is to research the most appropriate and deserving agencies working for our people of Milford.  We will be putting together a funding request questionnaire to be distributed to local agencies, and advertising to all agencies regardless of past funding or approval.  We will evaluate each agency who has submitted their credentials and provide to the Town of Milford a list of those agencies who would receive funding through warrant.

If you think you may be interested in this group, please contact Susan Drew, Welfare Director, 249-0672, sdrew@milford.nh.gov, before September 15th.  The committee intends to hold its first meeting on Monday, September 21st.

Milford Recreation Commission is Looking for Volunteers

The mission of the Milford Recreation Commission is to serve as advocates on behalf of the Milford community in promoting recreation and leisure activities for all ages and interests by:

  1. Providing a forum for communication and coordination of recreation programs and issues:
  2. Assisting the Board of Selectmen and Recreation Department with recommendations for best utilization of existing park and recreation facilities;
  3. Assisting the Board of Selectmen and Recreation Department with recommendations for implementing appropriate recreation programs;
  4. Providing recommendations for long-range community recreation capital improvements.

If you think you would be interested in volunteering or would just like to learn a little more about what we do, come to a meeting or call 249-0625.  Then fill out the Volunteer Application Form and bring it to the Town Administrator's office in Town Hall.

Milford Planning Board is Looking for Volunteers

The Planning Board is responsible for: 
The development and implementation of Milford’s long-range Master Planning efforts, the formulation of local land use ordinances and regulations, and the approval of land use applications. The Planning Board meets at least twice a month: the 3rd Tuesday for its regular hearings meeting and additional Tuesday night work sessions. 3rd Tuesday each month – hearing land use applications including site plan and subdivision reviews additional Tuesday night work sessions on a variety of planning topics and tasks –housing stock and availability, transportation needs, zoning ordinances, how to make our community’s vision for itself a reality.

If you think you might be interested in working on this important land use board or would like further information, please contact  Bill Parker, Director of Community Development at bparker@milford.nh.gov or call 249-0620.

Recycling and Solid Waste Committee

The Board of Selectmen is requesting individuals to serve on the Town of Milford Recycling and Solid Waste Committee. Over the next couple of months, this committee will be assisting the administration and the Select Board in mapping out a long term strategy and operational plans for recycling. The group will also evaluate a contractual opportunity to join a Municipal Solid Waste Cooperative that currently serves approximately twenty NH municipalities.

Milford Conservation Commission

Do you have an interest in the environment?  The Milford Conservation Commission always welcomes new members dedicated to help us in our mission:  “……. to encourage the sound management of Milford’s natural resources for current and future generations.”  We are involved in a variety of activities, such as trail construction and repair, stewardship of protected land and review of applications for work in wetlands.  No experience is necessary; we provide opportunities for interested members to attend workshops during the year to learn more about the environment.  The Commission meets on the second Thursday of each month at 7 PM in the Selectmen’s Meeting Room of the Town Hall.

If you think you would be interested in helping out or would just like to learn a little more about what we do, come to a meeting, call 249-0628, or view our Conservation web page. Then fill out the Volunteer Application Form and bring it to the Town Administrator's office in Town Hall.

Zoning Board of Adjustment is Looking for Volunteers

The Zoning Board is responsible for granting relief where appropriate, and "interpreting the Town's Zoning Ordinances taking into consideration the protection of the Town and the interests and safety of residents" by hearing requests for variances, special exceptions, and administrative appeals.  The Zoning Board meets twice a month, if there are cases, on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 7:00PM.

If you think you might be interested in working on or would like further information, please contact Bill Parker, Director of Community Development at or 249-0620.  

We invite you to drop in and attend our meetings or check us out on the web with streaming videos at www.milford.nh.gov or on Government Access/Granite Town Media TV (channel 21)!