Board and Committee Openings

Volunteer Opportunities

The Board of Selectmen and Town Moderator welcome residents who have an interest in serving on the Town’s various Committees/Boards.  Please complete a Talent Bank application and return it to the Selectmen's Office.  View the following open opportunities:

  • Board of Trust Fund Commissioners
    Appointed by: Board of Selectmen
    Composed of three members with terms expiring on a rotating three year basis. 
    Meetings throughout the year on an as needed basis.
    Current openings: 2
    Contact: Janet Tierney, [email protected], 781-826-5000 ext. 1032
  • Council on Aging Advisory Board
    Appointed by: Board of Selectmen
    The Board identifies the needs of the elderly resident population and designs, advocates and or implements services to fill those needs.
    The Board meets periodically throughout the year.
    Current openings: 1
    Contact: Janet Tierney, [email protected], 781-826-5000 ext. 1032                      
  • Cultural Council
    Appointed by: Board of Selectmen
    The Council's main purpose is to qualify grant applicants and dispense funds allocated by the Massachusetts Cultural Council for community-based arts and cultural events that benefit the residents of Hanover.
    The Board meets periodically throughout the year.
    Current openings: 1
    Contact: Janet Tierney, [email protected], 781-826-5000 ext. 1032         
  • Education Fund Committee
    Appointed by: Board of Selectmen
    Comprised of the Superintendent of Schools or designee thereof, and four residents of the Town of Hanover.
    Meetings throughout the year on an as needed basis.
    Current openings: 3
    Contact: Janet Tierney, [email protected], 781-826-5000 ext. 1032
  • MBTA Advisory Board Representative
    Appointed by: Board of Selectmen
    The representative will provide oversight of the MassBay Transportation Authority as well as technical assistance and information on behalf of community members.
    The Board meets periodically throughout the year.
    Current openings: 1
    Contact: Janet Tierney, [email protected], 781-826-5000 ext. 1032
  • Planning Board - Associate Member
    Appointed by: Board of Selectmen
    The Planning Board studies the needs and resources of the town, particularly those conditions affecting public safety and welfare related to land use and development.
    Current openings: 1
    Contact: Janet Tierney, [email protected], 781-826-5000 ext. 1032            
  • Taxation Aid Committee
    Appointed by: Board of Selectmen
    This five member committee administers the fund created to aid low income elderly and disabled residents with their property taxes.
    Current openings: 2
    Contact: Janet Tierney, [email protected], 781-826-5000 ext. 1032         

Please address a letter of interest and a completed Talent Bank Application, to Janet Tierney, Hanover Town Hall, 550 Hanover Street, Suite #29, Hanover, MA 02339 or via e-mail to [email protected] . Letters of interest will be forwarded to the appropriate appointing authority. Please e-mail or call the Board or Committee's respective contact, if you would like more information on a vacancy, prior to submitting a Talent Bank application.