Volunteer Opportunities

We invite you to join the County team. There are a variety of volunteer opportunities.



Dukes County Commissioners are accepting applications for our annual volunteer position appointments.

The Associate Commissioners positions are appointments made by the chairman of the Dukes County Commissioners. They are one year appointments - starting March 2020. For more information on each position visit the website for the particular position.

Associate Commissioner for Disabled

Associate Commissioner for Youth

Associate Commissioner for Homeless

The rest of the appointments are appointments made by the full board of County Commissioners:

Dukes County Emergency Management Director and Assistant Director - 1 year appointment

Airport Commission - 3 year appointment - 3 appointments will be made to a 7-member board

Dukes County Health Council - 2  year appointment - approx. 15 members will be appointed

Dukes County Regional Housing Authority - 3 year appointment - representatives from Aquinnah, Edgartown and Tisbury are up for an appointment

Cape Cod Municipal Health Group - 2 year appointments - 2 representatives to the board and one alternate (requires travel to meetings off island)

Other Post-Employment Benefits Trust - Dukes County representative to the board of trustees

Steamship Authority - 3 year appointment as the Martha's Vineyard representative to the board of Governors (requires travel to meetings off island)

Cape Light Compact - Dukes County representative to the board (requires travel off island)

For more details about each position please visit the website of the individual organizations.

Feel free to call the County Manager at 508-696-3840 with any additional questions.

 Deadline for applications: January 31, 2020


If you are interested to volunteer your time and skills and have any questions, feel free to contact the County Manager Martina Thornton.
If you are interested in any of the appointed positions, please submit your application and letters of interest to the Manager's Office.
Fax:  (508) 696-3841
By Mail:  
Office of the County Manager
P.O. Box 190
Edgartown, MA 02539