Volunteers

Volunteer for Respite Care Atlanta

Club RCA is a professionally led, volunteer-driven respite day program designed to support caregivers and their loved ones in a safe, caring and comfortable atmosphere. Respite Care Atlanta is seeking volunteers of all ages for our 3-day a week adult day program. Volunteers get to share their ideas and talents while helping to provide a safe and engaging environment for program participants

We host regular volunteer Info Sessions for prospective volunteers at our program location, Second Ponce de Leon Baptist Church to give prospective volunteers a closer look at our programs, the volunteer roles, as well as a chance to ask questions and meet our team. Once fully onboarded, our volunteers then “shadow” a current volunteer for a first-time experience.

Volunteer Info Sessions

Interested in getting involved? Please contact Jane Brann, Admin Coordinator, about attending a session at Jbrann@spdl.org

  • Monday, November 13, 10am-11am
  • No Session in December
  • Monday, January 8, 10am-11am
  • Monday, March 11, 10am-11am

 

Volunteer with Respite Care Atlanta

All Respite Care Atlanta volunteers complete an application, background check, and submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination once they attend a Volunteer Info session and required training to better serve Club RCA members. Bring your ideas and abilities to help us achieve our mission and more!

There are several ways to support Respite Care Atlanta as a volunteer, including:

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Carpool Greeters/Goodbyes
  • Coffee & Snack servers
  • Lunch servers
  • Health & Fitness
  • Dance
  • Musical Performers
  • Garden Maintenance
  • Admin/Technology Support
  • Fundraising/Grant Writing
  • Community Outreach
  • Marketing & Communications

FAQs

Have questions about Respite Care Atlanta? We can answer them!

How do I explain your adult day program - Club RCA - to my loved one?

Club RCA is advertised as a social club to our members. It is an opportunity for our members and volunteers to socialize and experience fun activities together.

How much does Club RCA adult day program & other support services cost?

Club RCA costs $55 a day and our support groups are free of charge.

How does the application process for Club RCA work?

After contacting Respite Care Atlanta with your information, RCA staff will contact you to schedule an over-the-phone eligibility screening to discuss your loved one, their needs and the needs of their Caregiver. After this initial phone call, Caregivers and their loved ones will be invited for a scheduled visit our facility and experience Club RCA. After this visit, if you are interested in participating in Club RCA, caregivers will be given/emailed a paper application to complete for enrollment in Club RCA. 

What are the hours of operation for Club RCA?

Club RCA is open Tuesday – Thursday from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. However, RCA staff are available to answer any questions or share resources Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

What happens when my loved one cannot attend on their enrolled day(s) for Club RCA?

RCA only charges for the days that your loved one attends. If your loved one will be absent on a program day, please notify staff as soon as possible.

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