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Current Opportunities

Make-A-Wish Arizona volunteer opportunities are diverse. Our biggest need is for volunteer wish granters and translators/interpreters. We also offer opportunities with shorter time commitments such as airport greeters, office volunteers, and event volunteers.

*All Make-A-Wish Arizona volunteers must be 18 years of age or older.

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TRANSLATOR/INTERPRETER
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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.


WISH GRANTER
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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)
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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.


EVENT VOLUNTEER
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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.


AIRPORT GREETER
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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 VOLUNTEER

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.


INTERN

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.


TRAINER/FACILITATOR

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.

Oportunidades de voluntariado

En Español: arizona.wish.org/espanol

El voluntariado es una gran manera de ayudar.

Lo invitamos a compartir el poder de un deseo (wish®), ya sea unas cuantas horas al mes o unos cuantos días al año.

Siempre tenemos una necesidad de más voluntarios bilingües. 

Para más información: ibyhagrre@nevmban.jvfu.bet

Oportunidades de voluntariado

Become a Volunteer!

For more information on how to get involved with Make-A-Wish® Arizona, please contact:

Sawyer Kilen

Volunteer Coordinator (statewide)
Direct: 602.343.9453
Toll-Free: 1.800.324.9474
Fax: 602.395.0722
ibyhagrre@nevmban.jvfu.bet

Volunteer Opportunities

Cooper , 10

leukemia

I wish to learn to surf in Hawaii

Cooper's diagnosis doesn't stop his love of life and adventure

Dorothy , 5

leukemia

I wish to go to Walt Disney World

5-year-old Dorothy meets her favorite Disney princess, Cinderella

Frando , 12

cancer

I wish to be a bat boy for the Arizona Diamondbacks

After finishing treatment, Frando, 12, follows his dreams to be a bat boy
Make-A-Wish® Arizona
2901 North 78th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
(602) 395-9474
Toll Free (800) 324-9474