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Wish Ambassador (Ogden)

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  • 39 people are interested
Make-A-Wish® Utah

These individuals represent and promote the positive image and reputation of the organization in the community. We provide the information; Ambassadors provide the passion to tell our story to social and professional groups, federal and state employee groups, and student groups. This position best suits volunteers with flexible schedules, a knack for public speaking, and those who have some prior knowledge of or experience with the Foundation.

ROLE: To work alongside chapter staff to share the mission and raise awareness of Make-A-Wish Utah while increasing public support. This individual will represent and promote the positive image and reputation of the organization in the community.

REPORTS TO: Volunteer Manager and other staff members as appropriate

OPPORTUNITIES may include the following:


Corporate Giving
  • Introduce Make-A-Wish(r) Utah to targeted organizations and secure best contact for staff follow-up
  • Assist in coordinating and supporting Corporate Proclamations (Wish Reveals)
Events and Campaigns
  • Represent and support Make-A-Wish at internal and external events (gala support, golf tournaments, car shows, etc.)
  • Collaborate with development staff in preparation and management of events
  • Assist in outreach efforts and fundraising campaigns including Kids for Wish Kids
Donor Stewardship
  • Conduct tours of A Wishing Place for a variety of different groups
  • Accompany development staff on cultivation, ask, or stewardship visits

Wish Family Events

  • Assist in hosting wish families at internal events throughout the year (ie. Wish Family Reunion, Trick-or-Treat, Easter Egg Hunt, etc.)
Wish Support
  • Provide wish party and wish enhancement support to Wish Granters by assignment
  • Commitment to and a passion for the work of Make-A-Wish Utah
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent people skills with the ability to work with individuals from different backgrounds
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Build valuable and rewarding volunteer experience
  • Support Utah wish kids through wish family events and resource development
  • Share the power and magic of Make-A-Wish in the community
  • Increase leadership, event management, professional networking, and fundraising skills
  • Interaction with Wish Families, Wish Children, Volunteers, and Staff
Please contact our Volunteer Manager, jhortin@utah.wish.org , to receive a copy of our volunteer application. More information can also be found on our website at www.utah.wish.org.

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About Make-A-Wish® Utah


771 East Winchester, Murray, UT 84107, US

Mission Statement

We grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience through hope, strength and joy.


Our organization grants wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions. Children are referred to us, then go through a medical approval process. After approval is granted, they begin meeting with our wish granting volunteers. We also hold a number of fundraising events throughout the year.


Children & Youth
Health & Medicine
Children & Youth, Community, Health & Medicine


We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple locations Ogden, UT 84404



  • Public Speaking
  • Youth Services
  • Mentoring
  • Child Welfare
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building


  • Kids
  • Teens


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Active Wish Ambassadors commit to 20-40 hours/year

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