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Wish Apprentice (Statewide)

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ORGANIZATION: Make-A-Wish® Utah

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

ROLE
To assist in delivering wishes of the highest quality to all eligible Wish Children diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, thus enriching their lives with hope, strength and joy. To further embrace the Make-A-Wish vision, thus bringing together people everywhere to share in the power of a wish.

RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Accepts wish assignments from the Program Services Department.
  • Assist Wish Granters in Wish Process where applicable, creating a magical wish of the highest quality.
  • Proactively and creatively work as a team player.
  • Maintains close, open, positive interactive relationships and communication with wish family, wish partners, MAW staff, donors and all wish resources throughout the wish process.
  • Advocates for the wish child and family, as well as the Make-A-Wish Utah chapter throughout the wish process.
  • Refers all concerns, problems or potential problems to the attention of the MAW Office immediately.
  • Acts as a professional good-will ambassador for the Make-A-Wish Foundation and creates only positive interactions with members of the community.
  • Allocates donor dollars wisely.
  • Participate in at least 4 activities a year
    • 2 wishes; 2 events (Wish Family or Fundraising)
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to be flexible and spontaneous, adapting to diverse circumstances comfortably and spontaneously
  • Genuine love for children
  • Non-judgmental, good listener
  • Able to work well with others, a team player

BENEFITS:
  • Opportunity to interact with and provide joy & respite to wish children and their families.
  • Opportunity to increase leadership.
  • Use of Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah as a personal reference upon successful completion of this position.
Please contact our Volunteer Manager to receive a copy of the volunteer application. More information can also be found on our website, www.utah.wish.org.

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About Make-A-Wish® Utah

Location:

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.

Description

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.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

771 East WinchesterSalt Lake City, UT 84107

(40.63227,-111.87013)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Development
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 40 hours/year minimum

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