Volunteer Blairsville

Volunteer Blairsville

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Homestead Hospice of Blairsville is in need of VOLUNTEERS! We offer both clerical volunteer positions and patient volunteer positions. For as little as an hour a week, you could be making a lasting impression in our patients' lives. From making crafts together to just being there for them can positively affect their lives. Reach out to me today for more information at 706-835-3960 or [email protected].
The Blairsville Chamber is in need of Volunteers for the BBQ Cookoff at the Farmers Market tomorrow 7/30/21. Let us know if you're able to come out and help. You can call or text Randi at 706-897-6631 for more information. We are also looking for Volunteers that would like to sign up for our New Volunteer Program. More information to follow. Let us know. Thank you!!
Anyone know of places to help volunteer this Christmas season?
The Woman's Enrichment Center is having its Volunteer Drive this month.

There are many opportunities to volunteer. These include: client advocates, helpers who sort donations, clean and stock shelves in our Children's Shoppe and Baby Boutique, help with events and picking up donations.

We also have positions open on our board, liaison positions and opportunities to serve on our fund raising committee.

If you are interested in volunteering please contact our Executive Director Becky Dyer at 706-745-7518 during our normal hours of operation: Tuesdays 9am to 7pm, Wednesdays and Thursdays 9am to 4pm.

Or you can email us at [email protected].

To learn more about our ministry check out our page at www.facebook.com/blairsvillewec.
Homestead Hospice of Blairsville is looking for both Patient Care and Administrative volunteers in the Blairsville, Hiawassee, Blue Ridge and surrounding areas! If you are anyone you know is interested in being a blessing in the lives of Hospice Patients and their families either directly or indirectly; please reach out to Shannon Larsen, Volunteer Coordinator @ [email protected] or 706.835.3960.
😀 Beyond a great experience to help serve the seniors in your community! Anyone 10 years old or above can become a volunteer! Check out the site below!

CASTOFF PET RESCUE is a small animal rescue for dogs and cats. We are run almost exclusively by volunteers! We house appx 20 dogs and 20 cats at a time at our shelter at 92 Jordan Rd ( Off Old Smokey Rd) in Blairsville. We can use volunteers 7 days a week, from between 10 am to 3 pm to walk or socialize and play with dogs. We have a need for kitty helpers too, especially in the early morning and again in the evening. There is always plenty to do, like laundry, dog bowl washing etc, if you don't want to work directly with the animals. In addition, we host a weekly BINGO game at the Blairsville Civic Center. We can always use help setting up tables etc. If you are interested in volunteering in any capacity, please email us at [email protected] and let us know what you would like to do! Thanks
Call for Volunteers!

Dixie Confexions is seeking up to eight (8) individuals to serve on its 2018 Advisory Board. The Advisory Board serves in a focus-group capacity, as a sounding and tasting board for new desserts and business initiatives.

The Advisory Board will meet at 5:30 pm on the third Wednesday of each month. There is no financial compensation for participating on this board. However, each week you will enjoy complimentary desserts, beverages, and great conversation! Members of the advisory board also will receive a 20% discount on products throughout the year.

We are looking for people who:
1. Love sweets;
2. Have an interest in local business development;
3. Are active in the community; and
4. Can commit to eating desserts at least once a week. :-) BONUS!

If you are interested, please private message us. Please include your phone number. Appointments will be announced January 11. The first meeting will be January 17.

Volunteer Blairsville is a page that helps service organizations find volunteers, and volunteers find places to donate their time!

THIS IS A NEW PAGE, so please "like" us, and be patient, it will grow fast! Volunteer Blairsville is a place where service organizations can post their needs, and volunteers can read all about the opportunities to volunteer in the community. We will soon have a website where organizations can post information about their goals, their mission statement, their successes, and any other information th

09/14/2022
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08/25/2022

Our food pantry is getting low on a few items, as our shelter has been at or near capacity for the majority of the year. Listed below are some of the items we are currently in need of.

Dry cereal, instant oatmeal, pancake mix, syrup, cake mix, frosting, crackers, boxed meals such as hamburger or tuna helper, spaghetti sauce, taco shells and taco sauce, Jell-O, pudding, canned meats such as Spam, tuna etc. canned corn, and kids snacks. We truly appreciate our community's support. If you would like to donate, you may drop off items at our thrift stores or call 706-379-1901 to arrange for pickup.

08/01/2022

Help requested by Rotary of Union County to help finish the community park behind city hall in Blairsville.

While it is still raining today, the weather forecast calls for a sunny Wednesday and a clear morning on Saturday. So, please join the Rotary Community Park Work Parties on one or both days. We'll meet after 5:00 PM on Wednesday and 9:00 AM on Saturday in the Park. Please click the URL link below to check which tolls you could bring and to let me know how much ice water to have.

Your family members and friends are welcome to join us in our contributions to our community.

Both days we will focus on completing the pathways and connecting them to the bridge.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0E4BA8AE28A7F5C70-blairsville1

Enotah CASA – Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children 06/24/2022

Enotah CASA – Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children

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01/10/2022

Wanting to give back to your community in 2022? Ferst Readers would LOVE for you to join our Community Action Team (CAT) Want to know more? contact Janice Cochran or Martha Davenport.
706-897-1259 or 706-897-0045 for more information.

01/06/2022

With 2021 behind us, now's the time we look ahead to the many great events planned for 2022!

For details on each of the events below, visit our website @ www.visitdowntownblairsville.com/events.

We're looking forward to the year ahead and hope you'll join us in supporting Downtown Blairsville by shopping & dining local, volunteering at local organizations and by attending the many events in-and-around our beautiful mountain town!

12/21/2020

Habitat for Humanity Towns/Union Counties

Its the first day of Winter! ❄️⛄ Don't let the cold weather stop you from getting out and volunteering! 🤝 We are overwhelmed with donations and could use your help!

If you'd like to volunteer stop by the ReStore or call 706-745-7101.

11/12/2020

Visit Downtown Blairsville

We’re looking for a few volunteers to help us get into the Christmas spirit! Beginning Monday at 8:30am, we’ll begin the process of decorating the Square and are in need of a few extra hands. Activities will include removing the fall decorations, adding garland and toppers to the light poles and placing lights on the large tree on the courthouse lawn. If you’re interested in lending a hand, comment below and we’ll reach out to you!

10/20/2020

Castoff Pet Rescue

We would like to invite our community to help us on Sunday, November 15 starting at 9:00am for a clean-up day at the shelter.

We are planning to clean the outside part of the shelter, if it doesn’t rain. More people we have, more work we can have done.

We would really appreciate your help and the dogs and cats will be very thankful!!!

Our address is 92 Jordan Rd., Blairsville, GA (off Old Smokey Rd).

If you have any question, please call Diane at (734) 474-7077.

07/29/2020

Habitat for Humanity Towns/Union Counties

Have you been wanting to volunteer somewhere, but not sure where to start looking? Or are you just looking for something to do during the summer? We are the Habitat ReStore and we might have the answer you are looking for! 👍

We need volunteer support this August as greeters and helpers in the ReStore. Volunteer shifts are typically 2-3 hours long. If interested, please call Cathy Wheeler at 706-745-7101 or email [email protected].

03/16/2020

The Vacuum Store

Just wanted to take time to say that The Vacuum Store will still be in operation during this coronavirus pandemic. If you don't wanna travel for your vacuum cleaner needs you can call our store and we'll do whatever we can to help troubleshoot or answer any questions you may have. Also if you do travel call us when in the parking lot and well bring out bags, belts, or any supplies you may need, repair drop offs and pick-ups without you getting out of you car if that helps.

Thank you and stay safe

03/13/2020

Attention everybody! Many of you signed up for the meals of hope volunteer opportunity tomorrow. They have just canceled it. If they decide to do this again I will make sure I let everyone know. Have a great weekend

03/11/2020

This event is coming up this Saturday. If you haven’t signed up yet you still have time just message me here. This is the original post:

Do you like to volunteer for a good cause?

Well, here's a great opportunity!

On Saturday, March 14, 2020, the Lake Chatuge-Hiawassee Rotary needs your help. Through "Meals of Hope", Rotary will package 60,000 meals for our local community!

200 volunteers are needed to come to the Towns County Recreation & Conference Center (150 Foster Park Road, Young Harris, GA 30582) from 9 a.m.-12 noon.

This is a very organized event, and it is set up so well that 200 volunteers should be able to pack 60,000 meals in 3 hours. The completed meal packages will stay RIGHT HERE in our community to help with meals in emergency situations, and also help feed children who need food during the summer, when they are not in school.

I have personally volunteered for a similar event, and we had a great time, while meeting a great need in our community.

Can you help us?

If you can volunteer that morning, please let me know, so I can put you on the list. Just send me a message below, and I will get in contact with you for your information.

Please gather up your friends and join us for a great morning!

Cathy Wheeler

02/06/2020

Do you like to volunteer for a good cause?

Well, here's a great opportunity!

On Saturday, March 14, 2020, the Lake Chatuge-Hiawassee Rotary needs your help. Through "Meals of Hope", Rotary will package 60,000 meals for our local community!

200 volunteers are needed to come to the Towns County Recreation & Conference Center (150 Foster Park Road, Young Harris, GA 30582) from 9 a.m.-12 noon.

This is a very organized event, and it is set up so well that 200 volunteers should be able to pack 60,000 meals in 3 hours. The completed meal packages will stay RIGHT HERE in our community to help with meals in emergency situations, and also help feed children who need food during the summer, when they are not in school.

I have personally volunteered for a similar event, and we had a great time, while meeting a great need in our community.

Can you help us?

If you can volunteer that morning, please let me know, so I can put you on the list. Just send me a message below, and I will get in contact with you for your information.

Please gather up your friends and join us for a great morning!

Cathy Wheeler

01/22/2020

Union County Fire/Rescue & EMA

We Still Need Them
In last week’s column, we explained the need for more volunteers. Union County Fire Department, being a combination department, has both career and volunteer firefighters. The volunteers make up the majority of the department. We have a motivated and dedicated volunteer force that is well trained, but we are always in need of more volunteers.
The reason that we are always asking for more volunteers is due to the fact that people have become increasingly busy and unable to dedicate as much time to volunteering and responding as in the past. We ask for more volunteers in the hopes to increase our numbers. The increase of the number of volunteers would increase the likelihood of more responding to fires and other emergencies.
We explained in the last column how rewarding the fire service can be and why a person should join the department. We also explained the type of people that we are looking for. We are looking for people who have the “firefighter” traits. These traits are knowledge seekers, problem solvers and helpers. We are looking for people who want to learn new lifesaving skills and be part of the adventure that is the fire service.
Most people see joining the fire department as a volunteer job where they must run into a burning building. Some firefighters do enter burning structures but there are many jobs in the volunteer fire department that do not involve going into a burning building. We have support roles such as pumping fire apparatus, supporting fire operations, wildland firefighting, search and rescue, and many more. They are essential jobs that must be performed for us to be successful.
Although the support roles are extremely important and we need more volunteers to fill those roles, we are also in need of structural firefighters. We are in need of people who are willing to complete the training on interior structure firefighting. We need people who can respond to structure fires. It is mentally and physically challenging, but it can be the most thrilling and rewarding experience.
So, you may ask, how do I get started on this adventure? It is easy but you must hurry; we have classes starting soon. Contact the Headquarters station @ 706-439-6091 for information on applications. You can also visit the headquarters station at 507 Shoe Factory Rd and pick up an application there. Interested people may complete the application and if accepted, start fire training in November.
As we have stated before, volunteering for the fire department is a rewarding service. Union County Fire Department is always looking for more volunteers. That could be you. Union County Fire Department ~Our Family Protecting Your Family~

01/13/2020

Habitat for Humanity Towns/Union Counties

Interested in volunteering with us? Do you already volunteer? Here's a great way to get connected with other volunteers and to stay informed on volunteer opportunities! 🤝

Join our Volunteer Facebook Group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1834246530040781/

12/18/2019

Hey is anybody out there willing to help wrap some presents? Habitat for Humanity has just had a toy drive and we have a huge box of kids toys that need to be wrapped today! We are donating to freedom ministries, which provides Christmas presents to kids whose parents are involved in drug court and also for some kids in the foster care system. They normally wrap the gifts but we sort of joined a little late and we agreed to wrap the presents that we collected. Please let me know if you can help. Cathy Wheeler, operations manager, Habitat for Humanity, towns/ Union County

11/04/2019

Habitat for Humanity Towns/Union Counties

REMINDER: We're closed this week, but we can't wait to show you the new store!! 🚚

In fact, we're having a "Moving Party" THIS Saturday (Nov. 9) and we need volunteers to help us get settled and organized. We'll feed you! 🍕

Call Cathy at 706-897-2072 if you can help! 💚

10/18/2019

Volunteers needed! Habitat for Humanity Towns/Union is looking for help painting one of our new homes. Hours are from 9am - 2pm, tomorrow, Saturday, October 19th. If interested, please contact Bryan Thomas, Executive Director, at 828.243.1206!

05/09/2019

Visit Downtown Blairsville

We're a little over two weeks away from Memorial Day Weekend, which means our first festival of the season is quickly approaching. With over 75 vendors and counting, we've got a great weekend in store for locals and visitors alike.

For more information about this and other events, be sure to check out the 'Events' section of our website at: www.VisitDowntownBlairsville.com.

Oh, and don't forget, we're always looking for volunteers! If you want to experience what it's like to see the 'show' from the other side, complete the 'Volunteer' form on our site. Volunteering is not only a great way to meet new people, but an awesome way to give back to your community.

04/26/2019

Visit Downtown Blairsville

We're gonna give this post another try.... Below are some of the biggie events planned in-and-around Downtown Blairsville.

For additional details, visit our website at www.VisitDowntownBlairsville.com!

01/24/2019

Visit Downtown Blairsville

Help spread the word!

12/15/2018

FBC Blairsville

FBC family and friends! As many of you have heard, the Blairsville Christmas Parade has been rescheduled for this Sunday night, December 16th at 6:00pm. We will not be having our regular evening services and instead we’re gonna take this opportunity to Be The Church and serve our community as they gather to enjoy the parade. We will be providing parking, seating, and restrooms, as well as hot chocolate and candy canes, all for free! Come join us at 4:30pm at the FBC Ministry Center to volunteer and find a place to serve. Merry Christmas!

12/13/2018

This Sunday!

Come join the fun in Downtown Blairsville this Sunday! Many of your favorite shops & restaurants will be open as we celebrate the Christmas season. The Union County Historical Society will kick off the day with a bake sale at 1pm, followed by photos with Santa from 3pm - 5:30pm. Additionally, we'll have games and activities for kids from 4pm - 5:30pm, and will finish up the festivities with our annual Christmas Parade at 6pm!

12/12/2018

Castoff Pet Rescue

Castoff wants to say Thank you to all of our volunteers. Each of you helps in your own special way. It makes such a difference to the animals in our care. We could use more local folks who love animals to come by the shelter and play, walk, brush, love on, kiss, and talk sweetly to the dogs. If you want to know more, please message us.

11/06/2018

UCHS Theatre

I need some local help... Is there anyone willing to help with the theatre dinners this Thur/Sat and next weekend?

I also need volunteers to make cornbread muffins and cobblers or fry some chicken.

Let me know if you are able to help in any way.

We are also looking for businesses to sponsor. They can support the Fine Arts through donating money or by donating food/ingredients to offset expenses. We have a form to present.

11/05/2018

Visit Downtown Blairsville

We'd like to thank everyone for making this year's Hometown Halloween on the Square such an awesome event. We've had nothing but compliments on how well trick-or-treating went, and people are already looking forward to next year!

Now that Halloween is behind us, it's time to focus on our next downtown event, 'Christmas on the Square'. Taking place on Saturday, December 1st from 4pm - 6pm, we'd like for you to help us make this year's event bigger and better.

We would love it if your business or organization would consider participating by setting up a table or tent, and having games or activities for kids to enjoy prior to the parade, which will be held at 6pm. Activities might include decorating christmas ornaments or stockings, crafts, 'reindeer games' or any other activity suitable for kids. Prizes can be candy, ornaments, crafts, etc....just something small. We'll be closing off the parking area in front of Michaelee's and also utilizing the courthouse grounds so that we have plenty of room for kids to enjoy the day in safety.

This is another opportunity for you advertise and to give back to the community, and we'd love to have you.

If you're interested in joining in on the fun, please contact me at [email protected], or via facebook at 'Visit Downtown Blairsville' or by phone at 706.347.3503. Again, thanks for making our downtown events so successful....we couldn't do what we do without you!

11/05/2018

Union County, Georgia Government

Union County's ANNUAL HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE has begun. We have containers located at the Union County Courthouse, Union County Road Department, Butternut Creek Golf Course, Blairsville City Hall, Union County Sheriff's Office, Union County Fire Department, and the Union County Library. Food donated goes to the Food Bank here in Blairsville for local families in need.

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11/04/2018

Union County Saddle Club

WORK PARTY SCHEDULED FOR 11/1 @ 6PM
The Saddle Club has a full day of roping and obstacle course events THIS Saturday 11/3. To get the grounds ready for the competitors and guests, there is a WORK PARTY scheduled tomorrow evening at the arena starting at 6pm. The more hands pitching in will make for quick work...so the more the merrier!

10/30/2018

There are tons of volunteer opportunities in December! Don’t be shy, lend a hand to your favorite organization

So that you have a chance to plan your holiday season, here’s a sneak peek of the many events we have planned in-and-around Downtown Blairsville! Be sure to check out our page often, as we add events, specials from our downtown merchants and more!

10/24/2018

Habitat for Humanity Towns/Union Counties

UPDATE: Our furniture and decor is overflowing the ReStore! Come and find a piece (or two) that's perfect for your home, and enjoy great Halloween Sale savings, too! We're open 10-5 Saturday.

TREAT YOURSELF TO SOME SCARY GOOD BARGAINS
AT OUR HABITAT ReSTORE PRE-HALLOWEEN SALE

Thurs. 10/25 – Sat. 10/27
50% OFF FURNITURE AND DECOR

You’ll be ghoulishly happy with 50% savings on quality furniture and
décor. We’ve conjured up some great-looking couches and loveseats
(including a one-of-a-kind mid-century couch in very nice condition).
We’ve rustled up upholstered chairs (including 5 matching chairs for
an office!), and beautiful white wicker furniture. We’ve scared up end
tables, dining tables, computer desks, a vintage cabinet/hutch combo,
and much more. And we’ve been treated to more décor pieces than we can
count. Come in and enjoy garishly good savings on all of it!

The Habitat ReStore is located at 7693 Highway 76 East in Young
Harris, GA (at the Towns/Union County line across from the plant
nursery on the hill). We’re open Tuesday through Saturday 10-5. We
offer donation pickup service on Thursdays and Fridays. Call
706-379-2484 to get on the schedule.

10/23/2018

Cabin Coffee Co. - Blairsville, GA

Do you know a family here in Union County in need? Please help spread the word about Thanksgiving Blessings Dinners. What a wonderful way for struggling families to have a nice, hot meal for Thanksgiving! And thank you to those in our community who are making this possible. ❤️

10/17/2018

Tonight!

10/16/2018

Visit Downtown Blairsville

If you haven't signed up for this year's Hometown Halloween on the Square, be sure to hit us up! So far we have over 30 businesses participating and we'd love to have even more.

The event is Wednesday, October 31st from 6pm - 8pm. Setup for participants begins at 5:30pm, when the Square will be closed to traffic. The cost to join the fun is $10, and all proceeds go toward projects in the Downtown.

For more information about this event, contact Darren at 706.347.3503 or via email at [email protected].

10/15/2018

Blue Ridge Cotton Company

Michael’s Big Red Truck will be traveling to Panama City Beach on Thursday to help both people and animals. Let’s fill it up with supplies! We will be accepting monetary donations and supplies at BRCC, gather blue ridge, and Blue Ridge Cotton Company - Blairsville. (Please see comments for a list of needed items) Thank you in advance for your support and to Jan Eaton with Tri State Pet Rescue for making the trip possible 🐶❤️🐱

10/02/2018

Visit Downtown Blairsville

If your organization or business would like to participate in our upcoming 'Hometown Halloween on the Square', please contact us via email at: [email protected]. (Please note new email address)

Be sure to include the org/business name, contact name, contact phone number and email address, along with the general area where you'd like to set up. On the day of Halloween, setup begins at 5:30pm, event begins at 6pm and ends at 8pm, the square opens back up to traffic at 8:30pm.

The participation fee is the same....$10. All proceeds go toward improvements in-and-around the Square. Checks may be made payable to: Blairsville DDA and can be dropped off at the front desk of City Hall, or you may pay by cash as well. As always, if you have questions or need additional information, don't hesitate to let us know.

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