Volunteer Opportunities


The volunteer boards and committees in Fairhaven are vital to the running of our town. They provide a rich source of knowledge and expertise, expand the town's ability to research issues and best practices, and enhance the communication between residents and town staff and elected officials.

If you are interested in serving on a Town Board or Committee the following committees currently have vacancies. Click here for an online volunteer application. 

*2024 Reappointment Form* Click HERE to download the reappointment form

Or you may email a letter of interest to Selectboard@Fairhaven-MA.gov. Letters may also be mailed to the Selectmen's Office, 40 Center Street.
*The Select Board is the appointing authority for Town boards, committees and commissions outside of elected positions.

To see a full list of all Town Boards and Committees click HERE

Boards or Committees with current vacancies are: 

Board or CommitteeVacancy available Deadline to apply 
GNBRVTHS District School Committee RepresentativeOne MemberApril 30, 2024
Belonging Committee Fire Department Representativeopen until filled
Board of AssessorsTwo Members 
Broadband Study CommitteeOne Economic Development Committee Rep, One At-Large Memberopen until filled
Cable Advisory CommitteeTwo Membersopen until filled
Charter CommitteeThree Membersopen until filled
Commission on DisabilityTwo Members, see MGL 40, Section 8J for statutory detailsopen until filled
Conservation CommissionTwo Membersopen until filled
Cultural CouncilFour Membersopen until filled
Historical CommissionOne Memberopen until filled
Lagoa Friendship Pact Committee One EDC Rep, One Historical Comm Rep, One School Dept Repopen until filled
Zoning Board of AppealsOne Full and One Associate Memberopen until filled
Click HERE for Volunteer Application 

Please contact the Town Clerk's Office for more information regarding openings on Boards and Committees.