Other Volunteer Opportunities
The Darien RTC actively recruits and supports qualified candidates for Darien’s local boards, commissions, and elected offices, and is currently seeking candidates for the following volunteer opportunities:
The Darien Republican Town Committee
Please click here to read more about the RTC and its mission and purpose.
The Darien Housing Authority ("DHA") owns and operates Old Town Hall Houses (719 Post Road), and in addition to owning the land, is a partner in The Heights at Darien (24 Allen O'Neill Drive). DHA is governed by five Commissioners. Four of the Commissioners are appointed by the Board of Selectmen and the fifth is a DHA resident elected by fellow DHA residents. For more information about the Darien Housing Authority, please click here.
Parks & Recreation Commission
The mission of Darien’s Parks and Recreation Commission is to nurture active and passive recreational activities within existing Town parklands, to maintain clean and attractive facilities, and to adjust and expand both the recreational programs and parklands to meet the recreational requirements of all Darien residents in a cost-effective manner. For more information about the Darien Parks & Recreation Commission, please click here.
Planning & Zoning Commission
To read about the Planning & Zoning Commission and the different projects in Darien currently under review and consideration for approval by this commission, please click here.
The Youth Commission acts as an advocate for youth services by developing, planning, coordinating, and conducting programs and activities focused on enrichment for the your of the town of Darien. For more information about the Darien Youth Commission, please click here.
How to Apply
If you would like to serve on either the Darien RTC or on one of the other boards or commissions that are seeking qualified candidates, please click here and complete the RTC’s application form (after selecting your preferred format in either MS Word or Adobe PDF). Completed applications can be submitted either by email to DarienRTCchair@gmail.com or by U.S. mail (Darien RTC, P.O. Box 937, Darien, CT 06820).
There are many ways you can volunteer your talent, skills, and time to the Darien community. The listings on this page are for positions that are currently available or which are expected to become available soon.
However, the Darien RTC is always looking for qualified candidates who are willing and able to fill positions as they become available.
If you would like to serve on a particular board, commission, or in an elected office that's not listed on this page, please complete and return an RTC application form anyway, so the Darien RTC can be made aware of your interest in serving and can consider your application when the opportunity arises.
The Darien Republican Town Committee is now accepting applications for these positions:
* The Board of Selectmen
* Town Treasurer
* Tax Collector
* Board of Finance
* Board of Education
* Board of Assessment Appeals
* Planning & Zoning Commission
If you are a registered Republican in Darien and are interested in one of these positions, please complete an application (after selecting the format you prefer in either MS Word or Adobe PDF, below) and submit your application to the Darien RTC.
Completed applications can be submitted either online to Chris Taylor, Darien RTC Chair, at DarienRTCchair@gmail.com or by U.S. mail (Darien RTC, P.O. Box 937, Darien, CT 06820).
Applications should be submitted as soon as possible in order to schedule candidates’ interviews on a timely basis, but not later than Wednesday, June 5.
The Darien RTC plans to conduct its final interviews at its meeting on Wednesday, June 12, at the Darien Town Hall. Once your application is received, the RTC will contact you to schedule an interview.
Are you willing & able to help your community?