Volunteers

A Volunteer Organization

Respite Care Atlanta is a volunteer-driven respite program designed to support caregivers and their loved ones in a safe, caring and comfortable atmosphere.  We seek volunteers of all ages to provide families with an affordable, community-based, social-recreational program option for respite care.  A virtually all-volunteer staff is the driving force behind a congregational respite program and they bring energy, enthusiasm and open hearts to promote family well-being for those confronting the dementia journey with a loved one.  Volunteers contribute significantly to the planning and execution of activities designed to engage participants socially, cognitively, physically and spiritually and foster meaningful connections between members of the community.

All volunteers must complete an application, background check, orientation and required training to serve our families.  Bring your ideas and abilities to help us achieve our mission and more!

  • Arts and Crafts
  • Communications/Social Media
  • Dance
  • Dietary Nutrition
  • Education and Training
  • Event Planning
  • Family Counseling
  • General Office/Clerical
  • Grant Writing/Fundraising
  • Health and Fitness
  • Music
  • Program Planning
  • Technology
Wendy Liverant, M.A., M.B.A.
Director

Wendy joined Respite Care Atlanta in Spring, 2018, after 2.5 years in Resident Relations at an Assisted Living/Memory Care community in Suwanee, GA.  She earned her M.A. in Gerontology from Georgia State University and has applied training in dementia and dementia care practices.  She has worked in Adult Day programs, providing both administrative, training and activity support, and facilitates a dementia caregiver support group.  Her interdisciplinary background includes career skills and experiences in financial management and financial planning.  She is passionate about mobilizing community resources to address a growing need for adult respite programs that offer caregivers time to relax and renew the spirit while providing social-recreational engagement for their loved ones with dementia. 

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