Volunteer Opportunities

Town of Duck Seeks to Fill Planning Board Member Seat
Application Deadline: August 31, 2015

The Town of Duck is seeking a new member on the Duck Planning Board to fulfill an unexpired term that ends May 1, 2016, after which the member may apply for reappointment to a full 3-year term.

The Planning Board is a five-member board that advises the Town Council on many aspects of the community’s character and development standards including planning, zoning, land subdivision, development review, and other related issues.  The Planning Board generally meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Town Meeting Hall located at 1200 Duck Road.  Other meetings may be called as necessary to address certain issues in a timely manner. Applicants for the Planning Board must be real property owners within the Town of Duck, but do not have to reside in Duck.

 Applications are requested by August 31, 2015 for consideration by the Duck Town Council.  Applications are available at Duck Town Hall, 1200 Duck Road or may be obtained by clicking here.  For questions about the Planning Board or submitting an application, please contact Director of Community Development Joe Heard at (252)255-1234 or jheard@townofduck.com.

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 Interested in volunteering for Town of Duck events?

The Town of Duck seeks volunteers for the Duck Jazz Festival. To sign up, please click here. The 9th Annual Duck Jazz Festival will take place on Sunday, October 11, 2015. 

In 2015, the Town of Duck will also be partnering with The ADVICE 5K Turkey Trot 20th Anniversary Community Concert!  Volunteers are invited to sign-up here to assist with a special event for this year’s ADVICE 5K Turkey Trot 20th Anniversary Community Concert on the Duck Town Green, Wednesday, November 25, 2015. 

If you wish to be on the contact list to receive volunteer meeting and sign up notifications, please email info@townofduck.com, and sign up to receive the weekly E-Newsletter here.

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Volunteer Opportunities with the Town of Duck include:

There are numerous ways which you can volunteer and assist the Town of Duck. These include serving on a board, committee, helping with a special event, or assisting with administrative activities. For the Volunteer Opportunities Form, click here.  Additionally, all volunteers will need to sign our Volunteer Policy which was adopted by the Duck Town Council. To view the policy, click here.

Boards: There are two boards that individuals can serve on:

Planning Board – Members must be real property owners within the Town and do not have to be Town residents. For information on the Planning Board, click here.

Board of Adjustment – Members must be real property owners within the Town and do not have to be Town residents. For information on the Board of Adjustment, click here.

Advisory Committees: These committees are established by the Town Council as needed and are appointed based upon each committee’s needs. There are no residency or property ownership requirements to serve on these committees.

Municipal Property Master Plan Advisory Committee – For information, click here.

Community Improvement Committee – For information, click here.

Wall Decor, Artwork, and Memorabilia Committee

Event and Office Volunteers: There are numerous opportunities available to assist with Town events and functions. There are no residency or property ownership requirements to volunteer in any of these capacities. There may be training requirements associated with these positions.

Current volunteer opportunities include:

Summer Event Volunteer – Summer event volunteer sign-ups are typically available beginning in early May. For  this summer events schedule, click here.

4th of July Parade & Celebration Volunteer – 4th of July Volunteer sign-ups are typically available beginning in early May. For 4th of July information, click here.

Jazz Festival Volunteer – Volunteer sign-ups will be posted here soon! For Duck Jazz Festival Information, click here.

The ADVICE 5K Turkey Trot 20th Anniversary Community Concertclick here.

Yuletide Celebration Volunteer – To assist with the Town’s Tree Lighting and Santa’s Arrival.

Office Volunteer – To assist with general office needs and special projects.

If you are interested in volunteering in any of the above capacities, please complete our volunteer opportunities form and submit it to us either via email at info@townofduck.com; via fax at 252.255.1236; or by mail to Town of Duck, P.O. Box 8369, Duck, NC 27949.