Employment and volunteer opportunities


Part-Time Administrative Assistant for Shorewood City Hall

Looking for flexible hours and a great working environment close to home?  Come work for the City of Shorewood!

We are accepting applications for a part-time Administrative Assistant, 18-20 hours per week, to provide support to the  Administration and Planning departments.  Work primarily involves staffing the front desk area, records management and agenda packet preparation.  High School Diploma or GED required, previous experience in government setting preferred.  Position is open until filled, but first review of applications will begin January 31, 2018.  Starting salary $13.71/hr. DOQ.  Please review the job description and if you are interested fill out a Shorewood employment application; email the completed application to cityhall@ci.shorewood.mn.us or mail/drop off at city hall at 5755 Country Club Road, Shorewood, MN 55331.

Job openings for many government entities may also be found on the League of Minnesota Cities web site.

The City of Shorewood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Commission Openings

To express interest in boards and commissions please fill out and submit our online form.

There are two openings for the 2019-2021 Park and Planning commissions. Please apply by submitting the online form, or submit a letter of interest by email or mail to City of Shorewood, 5755 Country Club Road, Shorewood, MN 55331.

City Park and Planning Commissions:

The city accepts letters of interest from residents for volunteer service on its Park and Planning Commissions. Typically, there are openings at the beginning of the year, with interviews with the City Council during January-February. Occasionally, openings become available at other times of the year.

Both the Planning and Park Commissions act as an advisory board to the City Council, making recommendations on planning and zoning issues, or park and recreational needs of the city. The Planning Commission meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m., and the Park Commission meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Additional meetings are sometimes needed.

Ongoing Opportunities:

  • Adopt a Garden
    Volunteer gardeners are sought to assist with city gardens. If you would like to learn more, or find the location of one of the gardens, please contact the city at 952.960.7900. This is a great project for neighborhoods, community organizations, families and individuals. 

  • Arctic Fever
    The Arctic Fever Committee is looking for volunteers to work at various locations and events during the Arctic Fever Winter Festival, third weekend in January. For information or to volunteer contact tgrout@ci.shorewood.mn.us, or call the city at 952.960.7900.
  • Community Organizations
    At various times of the year, the City of Shorewood seeks residents to represent the city on the board of various community organizations. These are volunteer appointments. Each representative is encouraged to provide a quarterly report to the City Council on the organization’s activities.

  • The Lake Minnetonka Conservation District (LMCD)
    The LMCD reviews permits and licenses, such as special events, multiple docks and charter boats. The LMCD considers lake management issues, and other issues such as Eurasian Water milfoil and Zebra Mussels. Meetings are at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month.

For any of the volunteer positions listed above, interested residents should send a letter to the city at 5755 Country Club Road, Shorewood, MN 55331, or fax to 952-474-0128, or e-mail cityhall@ci.shorewood.mn.us. A resume may be included but is not required.

Other Organizations

Residents may find volunteer opportunities here:

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