Volunteerism

here are many opportunities to volunteer in Towns County.   Many have expressed that while they feel this is an excellent way for them to “give back” to the community, it also has been a wonderful way of meeting new friends and enriching their lives with meaningful and worthwhile activities. 

The following list will be updated regularly to apprise you of the choices available:

ORGANIZATION

CONTACT

PHONE

VOLUNTEER DUTIES

The Dog Zoo

Carl Mendler

706-896-5107

Walking, watering, feeding dogs; cleaning

Habitat for Humanity

Larry Ashley

706-379-2484

All phases construction & landscape; office—mailings, brochures, etc.

Humane Society

Jumelia Smith

706-781-3843

Animal care, pet therapy, special projects, phones, thrift stores

S.A.F.E.

Marguarite Peterson

706-745-4332

Working at 2 thrift stores

American Red Cross

Ron Twarog
Dick McDowell

706-896-8112
706-379-2026

Disaster Action Team, volunteer training available

Chamber of Commerce

Candace Lee

706-896-4966

Receptionist, phones, special projects, stuffing envelopes or bags, etc.

Hiawassee River Watershed Coalition

Callie Dobson

828-837-5414

Office duties, writing articles, office maintenance, collecting water samples, planting trees, etc

NOTE:  If you belong to an organization that needs volunteers and would like to be listed on this site, please contact Jane Holland at:

706-896-4966 or  

 

       
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