Goal #8

Create an outreach program by including space for people to sign up for volunteer efforts such as serving on boards and commissions and other volunteer opportunities at City of DeSoto events.

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1. Create a dedicated webpage as a one-stop location for all volunteer opportunities through the City | City Secretary’s Office | Start FY 2022 Q1 | Complete FY 2022 Q3

2. Offer in-person opportunities for residents to learn about responsibilities and duties of a Board & Commission assignment by hosting tables at City-sponsored events | City Secretary’s Office | Start FY 2022 Q1 | Ongoing

3. Host a Board & Commission Fair prior to the annual term expiration/reappointment date for Boards & Commissions | City Secretary’s Office | Start FY 2022 Q4 | Ongoing

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3rd Quarter Update
July 2022 

In Q3, the volunteer website was finalized and went live on the City website on June 24. This website is populated with information regarding volunteer opportunities in the City of DeSoto. The Boards & Commission Volunteer Fair will be held on August 11 in the Bluebonnet Rooms

2nd Quarter Update
April 2022 

A draft volunteer website has been developed and is currently being reviewed and populated with information regarding volunteer opportunities in the City of DeSoto. The City has also started hosting tables at City events where attendees can learn about and sign up for serving on Boards & Commission. The Boards & Commission Fair will be held on August 11 2022 in the Bluebonnet Rooms.