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Beth Parmer

Volunteer Manager

What did you do before working at Make-A-Wish Georgia?

Beth Parmer, Volunteer Manager

I graduated from Auburn University in 2011 and worked at Georgia Aquarium for three years on the Husbandry/Animal Care Team. After meeting a little girl in a penguin encounter who had, as she stated, “just beaten cancer,” I was immediately led to go back to school and pursue a second degree. After my second graduation from Auburn, I worked at Camp ASCCA (Alabama’s Special Camp for Children and Adults), a year-round therapeutic recreation camp for children and adults with physical and intellectual disabilities. I was most recently working on the Development Team for a non-profit here in Atlanta whose focus is children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

What's your favorite part of the job?

So far, I have greatly enjoyed getting to know our Volunteers! We have such a wonderful team whose dedication and heart for Make-A-Wish Georgia’s mission inspires me each and every day. I am excited to work alongside them to grow and evolve our program and watch the impact they will have on our Wish Kids and Families. I know this impact will certainly be two-fold—the lasting impression our Wish Kids will have on our Volunteers will be a feeling that stays in their hearts forever.

What would your wish be?

My wish would be to ride in a hot air balloon and watch the sun rise!

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1775 The Exchange SE
Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30339
(770) 916-9474