Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area grants wishes to children between the ages of 2 ½ and 18 who are battling critical illnesses.
This internship is a Summer (unpaid) internship within the Program Department. The primary focus is helping further develop and implement a medical outreach plan to increase the number of qualified referrals of children eligible for a wish, as well as research and identify gaps in conditions and referral communities we are missing.
The ideal candidate will have data analysis skills as well as experience conducting outreach efforts. This intern will report to the Senior Medical Outreach Associate, with additional supervision and projects from other members of the Program team.
TIME COMMITMENT: This internship will allow you to work remotely, with a time commitment of 10-15 hours per week June through August 2021. You may be required to attend virtual team meetings, as well as training sessions.
Evaluating and analyzing data of existing medical referral sources
Researching and compiling additional referral resources and contacts in more remote or underserved areas in our chapter’s region, with the goal of reaching every medically eligible child
Creating and maintaining database of potential and new referral sources
Assist in referral source stewardship and appreciation efforts
Ability to demonstrate empathy and compassion in written and verbal communication
Strong research and data analysis background
Phone presence and email correspondence, as well as strong attention to detail
Desire to contribute to the mission of Make-A-Wish
Coursework and knowledge of medicine, nursing, psycho-social services and/or CCLS
Experience with Raiser’s Edge, Salesforce, or other CRM platform
Foreign language skills, particularly Spanish or Mandarin, are a plus
We grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.
Make-A-Wish is a charitable non-profit organization whose purpose is to fulfill magical wishes for children with life-threatening illnesses. Proceeds from the Make-A-Wish fundraising efforts are used to fulfill children's dreams and create special memories for the entire family.
Children & Youth
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Tue Jun 01, 2021 - Mon Aug 30, 2021
This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.
April 30, 2021
Children Medical Services
Must be at least 18
10-15 hours per week, from June through August
• Ability to demonstrate empathy and compassion in written and verbal communication
• Strong research and data analysis background
• Phone presence and email correspondence, as well as strong attention to detail
• Desire to contr