Volunteer Opportunities

  • Preston Housing Authority

The Board of Commissioners for the Preston Housing Authority are seeking to fill 1 vacant seat. Preston Housing Authority meets once a month to help manage the 40 unit, non-profit, Lincoln Park. Lincoln Park is a place where elderly/disabled individuals or couples can reside for the affordable rent of only 30% of their income. The setting is along the picturesque Hallville Pond in Poquetanuck Village.

Your voice and ideas can be a part of making decisions for Lincoln Park. We meet the 2nd Monday of each month at 4pm. This is a volunteered and appointed position. If you are interested, please submit a letter of interest to Sara Vegliante at sara.vegliante@yahoo.com.

  • Zoning Board of Appeals

The Zoning Board of Appeals is currently seeking a Preston resident to join it's Board as an alternate member.
The Zoning Board of Appeals governs the appeals for variances, for location approval, approval for dealers in or the repairing of motor vehicles and appeals to decisions of the Zoning Enforcement Officer.
The board meets at 6:00 PM on the second Monday of the month at the Town Hall. If you are interested, please submit a letter of interest to the Board of Selectmen, attention Nancy Musa at nmusa@preston-ct.org.

  • Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Commission (IWWC)

Needed: a town resident interested in wetlands conservation to serve on the Preston Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Commission (IWWC). The Commission meets every third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 PM and about 3-4 other times per year for site walks. The Commission reviews applications and approves, modifies or rejects proposals for any work in or close to wetlands, streams, rivers, lakes, ponds and other bodies of water. You will learn about projects before they get started and you will get to see a lot of interesting places you didn't know existed!
This is a volunteered position, if interested please submit a letter of interest to Rebekah Little at blittle@preston-ct.org.

  • Preston Public Library Board of Trustees 

The Library Board of Trustees is currently seeking interested individuals of the community to join its Board to fill (2) vacant seats.
The Library Board of Trustees is charged with establishing library policies, overseeing the expenditure of funds and the overall operation and management of the library. The Board meets at 7:00PM on the second Tuesday of each month at the library.
Interested individuals are requested to send a letter of interest to Ann Legler at prestonlibraryboard@gmail.com. Candidates will be contacted for an interview prior to selection by the Board.