Download Translator/Interpreter Volunteer Description
A volunteer translator/interpreter accompanies Make-A-Wish Arizona staff and volunteers during wish family visits to facilitate clear communication. Translators/interpreters may also assist with the translation of documents and other organizational material. This position requires successful completion of a criminal background check and yearly confidentiality agreement.
Download Wish Granter Volunteer Description
A volunteer wish granter will meet with the wish child and his/her family to help determine the child’s most heartfelt wish while planning special enhancements throughout the wish process. Wish granters work in teams of two or three alongside Make-A-Wish Arizona staff to ensure every eligible child’s wish comes true. This position requires successful completion of a criminal background check and yearly confidentiality agreement.
WISH AMBASSADOR (Speaker’s Bureau)
Download Wish Ambassador Volunteer Description
A wish ambassador volunteer will present key information and share stories regarding Make-A-Wish Arizona to community organizations, corporations, schools, and internal or external events. Through these efforts the wish ambassador volunteer will aim to increase the audience’s awareness and support for Make-A-Wish Arizona. This position requires successful completion of a criminal background check and yearly confidentiality agreement.
Download Event Volunteer Description
An event volunteer assists with the planning and execution of various Make-A-Wish Arizona internal and external events. Assistance is occasionally required for wish granting and other mission-related events. This position requires completion of a yearly conflict of interest and confidentiality agreement.
Download Airport Greeter Volunteer Description
A volunteer airport greeter meets wish families at designated airports upon their arrival or departure for their wish experience. This position requires successful completion of a criminal background check and yearly confidentiality agreement.
Office volunteers play a vital role in performing everyday tasks at the Make-A-Wish Arizona Parsons Wish House in Scottsdale. Tasks may include helping with mailings, answering phones, and data entry as well as long-term projects. We welcome volunteers with skills in finance, event planning, data entry, and a variety of other fields. Office volunteers who lend us their time on a weekly basis adhering to the same schedule each week work on long-term projects over which they take ownership. Some office volunteer tasks may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.
Make-A-Wish Arizona internships are coveted, both because of the inspiring mission and because interns get real-world experience alongside talented professionals. We offer several unpaid internships for each of the Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters. All internships are based in the Make-A-Wish Arizona Wish House in Scottsdale. For a list of current internships and instructions how to apply, please visit www.arizona.wish.org/internships.
Ongoing efforts to support and properly train our staff and volunteers require skilled trainers and facilitators. This volunteer role is perfect for people who enjoying engaging adult learners utilizing a variety of activities in order to best retain information. Experience in training and facilitation is necessary for this volunteer role.