Make-A-Wish Arizona Wish Granting Intern

Company Name: 
Make-A-Wish Arizona
Company Location: 
2901 North 78th Street Scottsdale, Arizona 85251

Internship Description: 

Make-A-Wish Mission: Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.
Make-A-Wish Tagline: Transforming lives, one wish at a time.

Working in the Wish Granting department will allow an intern the opportunity to do behind the scenes work with the mission of the foundation. Desired outcomes of project work would include stronger communication skills, higher business ethic, greater understanding of working within the not-for-profit sector, getting a behind the scenes look at how wishes are granted, and having personal experience in affecting the life of a child with a critical condition.

•WISH COORDINATION: Assists in coordinating the one, true wish of a child with a life-threatening medical condition. These tasks are done at the direction of the Wish Delivery team including director and wish managers.
•WISH FAMILY COMMUNICATION: Upon wish completion, the intern may be responsible for collecting all final paperwork from wish granting volunteers and families as well as sending wish family satisfaction surveys.
•DATA ANALYTICS: Analyze, review, create, and update processes, manuals, and forms as they relate to the Wish Granting department.
•ON-GOING PROJECTS: Operation manual updates, wish satisfaction survey tracking and processing, internal documentation of Wish and Volunteer Center pilot, additional projects as assigned.

Desired Qualifications: 

• Passion for the mission
• Area of study, or experience in social work, communications or business a plus.
• Computer knowledge – Microsoft Office, search engines, accurate typing skills.
• Professional communication skills, phone etiquette.
• Flexibility working with diverse groups – wish families, volunteers, staff
• Bilingual (Spanish) a plus.
• Minimum 25-hour work week desired.

• Child Focus
• Integrity
• Impact
• Innovation
• Community

Preferred Majors: 
Open to all majors
Hours Per Week: 
Closing Date: 
December 1, 2018

Application Instructions and Contact Info: 

to be considered for this internship, please submit an official cover letter and resume via email to


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