Volunteer Opportunities

The North Georgia Health District encourages residents within Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and Whitfield Counties to volunteer with one of these emergency response volunteer organizations that are prepared to support the North Georgia Health District as we respond to public health crises:

Emergency Response Volunteer Organizations Serving Counties in the North Georgia Health District:

American Red Cross, Northwest Georgia Chapter
Includes Whitfield and Murray Counties
Contact:  Sarah Egan, Emergency Services Program Manager
Sarah.Egan@redcross.org
Website:  http://www.redcross.org/ga/rome
Phone:     706-291-6648

American Red Cross, Metropolitan Atlanta Chapter
Cherokee County
Contact:  Debora Barseal, Volunteer Coordinator

debora.barseal@redcross.org
Website:  http://www.atlantaredcross.org
Phone:    404-876-3302

American Red Cross, Northeast Georgia Chapter
Includes Fannin, Gilmer and Pickens Counties
Contact:  Larry Tyson, Emergency Services Program Manager
larry.tyson@redcross.org
Website:  http://www.redcross.org/ga/gainesville
Phone:     770-532-8453

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
Cherokee County, Office of Homeland Security-Emergency Management (OHS-EM)
Cherokee County
Contact:  Renee Cornelison, CERT Coordinator
rcornelison@cherokeega.com
Website:  http://www.cherokeega-ema.org/cert.cfm
Phone:     678-493-4033

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
Gilmer County Emergency Management Agency
Gilmer County
Contact:  Raymond Hughes
rhughes3@ellijay.com
Website:  http://www.citizencorps.gov/cc/showCert.do?id=44908

Phone:     706-635-8249

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
Whitfield County Emergency Services
Whitfield County
Contact:  Jeff Ownby/Carla Kelley
cert@whitfieldcountyga.com
Website:  http://www.citizencorps.gov/cert/
Phone:     706-370-4911


For information about the Medical Reserve Corps and MRC volunteer opportunities in Georgia, please log onto http://www.medicalreservecorps.gov/

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