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Make-A-Wish Michigan

The Wish-A-Mile (WAM) Bicycle Tour is the largest Make-A-Wish Michigan fundraiser with a goal to raise $2.0 million dollars to grant wishes for Michigan wish kids. There are 3 route options, the WAM 300, WAM 50, and WAM Jr. The WAM intern will help execute ride logistics to create a premier cycling event.

Responsibilities:

· Communicate with local law enforcement and communities regarding traffic control and awareness of the tour

· Create/update signage for tour

· Research various products and services that are needed for the tour

· Make in-kind asks for donated items

· Effectively lead a school crew team on tour - this team will move from location to location ahead of the participants ensuring that the location is prepared for arrival

· Lead kids activity tent at the Heroes Hurrah Finish Line Celebration - includes all pre-planning of vendors and supplies

· Ability to proofread varies documents that are distributed to WAM participants and uploaded on the WAM website

· Learn event logistics from making an ask to sending a thank you

· Secure event enhancements

· Stuff packets, gift bags, totes

· Support the WAM team as needed

· Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

· Currently enrolled in a Bachelor or Graduate degree program and able to receive college credit

· Must possess the ability to work part-time: 1 - 1 ½ or 2 days January through August

· Must be available July 11 - 26, 2021

· Must be able to lift totes, cases of water, and other supplies

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About Make-A-Wish Michigan

Location:

7600 Grand River Avenue, BRIGHTON, MI 48114, US

Mission Statement

Make-A-Wish Michigan grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

Description

Make-A-Wish Michigan began in 1984 when Joshua, and 11-year-old from Tecumseh wished to go to the Walt Disney World Resort. Fifteen courageous children experienced a joy of a wish that first year. Since thenm the Foundation and its supporters have made wishes become reality for more than 7,000 children in our Michigan community.

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WHEN

Sun Jan 31, 2021 - Sat May 01, 2021

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Event Design & Planning
  • Event Management
  • Event Planning / Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check

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