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Volunteer Opportunities

Oglethorpe County offers many opportunities for residents to get involved in the community. These opportunities range from road side liter pick up to serving on a citizens board.

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Citizen Boards

Zoning Board

Individuals are appointed by the Board of Commissioners to serve on the Zoning Board. The Zoning Board review and make recommendations on rezoning, variance and conditional use requests and refer those recommendations on to the Board of Commissioners for decision. 

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To apply, complete this application and submit to the Clerk of Commission.

Board of Equalization

Board of Equalization is comprised of property owners appointed by the Grand Jury of this county.Property owners must meet certain qualifications to serve on the Board. Click here for to review these qualifications. In addition, each member must complete 40 hours of certified training before participating on the board as well as complete 8 hours of continuous education annually. 

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Board of Assessors

Individuals can be appointed by the Board of Commissioners to serve on the Board of Assessors. The goal of the Board is to fairly and objectively appraise all tangible real and personal property located in Oglethorpe County at market value annually for ad valorem tax purposes and to provide the best customer service in doing so.

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Economic Development  Authority

Individuals can be appointed by the Board of Commissioners to serve on the Economic Development Authority for Oglethorpe County. The Authority is responsible for the recruitment of new businesses in the areas of industrial, manufacturing, distribution, corporate and regional headquarters, customer service centers, and assistance with other major economic development projects in the county.

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Board of Elections & Registration

Individuals can be appointed by the Board of Commissioners to sit on the Board of Elections and Registration. The members of the Board serve as the Superintendent of Elections and are empowered with the powers and duties relating to primaries and elections, registration of voters, and absentee ballot procedures.

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Volunteer Coaches are the backbone of any recreation department.

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Emergency Medical Services offers individuals the opportunity to volunteer as EMR witht the department.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Road Side Beautification

Individuals and organizations are more than welcome to volunteer to do road side beautification. This volunteer opportunity immensely helps the Public Works Department.

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Poll Workers

Individuals and organizations are more than welcome to volunteer to work at the voting polls during the election cycle This opportunity immensely helps the election process.

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Individuals and organizations are more than welcome to volunteer to be part of CERT. This opportunity immensely helps the county during emergency situations.

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Community Emergency Response Team

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Recreation Department

Emergency Medical

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Phone
(706) 743-5270

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 261
Lexington, GA 30648

Physical Address
105 Union Point Road
Lexington, GA 30648

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