Community Engagement

Engaging and inclusive communities provide opportunities for residents to take part in planning and decision-making and stay connected. To promote and support that concept, the City Council created a framework to help connect businesses, organizations, and individuals who want to improve their city and get involved in their community.

Strengthen Golden Valley

The City of Golden Valley is only as strong as its residents make it. That’s why the City offers options ranging from serving on advisory bodies to volunteering to providing input and opinions. If you’re looking to spend some of your free time strengthening Golden Valley, check out the opportunities below.

Boards & Commissions

City Job Opportunities

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Election Judges

Paid, On-Call Firefighters

Volunteer Opportunities

  1. Long-Term Community Visioning (Envision Golden Valley)

The strength of a community is based on how well it reflects the goals and aspirations of its people. Envision Golden Valley inspired citizens to contemplate the meaning of community, then come together with ideas and a vision for the long-term future of Golden Valley. The document continues to guide planning for City and community initiatives.

  1. Public Input Process

Community Connections

Several grassroots initiatives and organizations partner with the City of Golden Valley to connect the community and provide opportunities to serve.

  1. Beyond The Yellow Ribbon

Beyond the Yellow Ribbon is a comprehensive program that creates awareness for the purpose of connecting military service members and their families with community support, training, services, and resources.

Beyond The Yellow Ribbon Quad Communities is a grassroots citizen group that engages the communities of Golden Valley, Crystal, New Hope, and Robbinsdale in support of military members, veterans, and their families. It joins nearly 200 Minnesota cities, counties, and businesses already proclaimed Beyond the Yellow Ribbon.

The Beyond the Yellow Ribbon website and Facebook page have more information for those who want to get involved in the program.Beyond the Yellow Ribbon

  1. Bridge Builders
  1. Golden Valley Reads