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Make-A-Wish Central and Northern Florida

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Program interns will assist our program team to grant wishes for children with critical illnesses. Note: this is an administrative internship and interns will likely have no interaction with wish kids. Requirements: The ideal intern must have strong communication, organization, and writing skills. Candidate must have a high energy level, a professional appearance, a "go-getter" attitude, and excellent writing skills. In addition, candidate must be comfortable speaking on the phone and have a personable and friendly demeanor. Attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment are critical. The program intern position requires a self starter with drive and motivation and the ability to work independently with little supervision. Schedule and availability: Program intern should be available for a minimum of 12 hours a week. The office is open 9a-5p, Monday-Friday. Job Duties

  • Process new wish referrals and create digital wish file
  • Enter new referrals in Raiser's Edge
  • Call physicians' offices for follow-up on medical eligibility forms
  • Contact wish granting volunteers via phone or email
  • Recruit volunteers for wish granter trainings
  • Send eligibility documents to wish families
  • Follow up on pending wish referrals
  • Conduct virtual wish visits with families
  • Contact volunteers for available wish granting opportunities
  • Research specific aspects of a wish, example: special needs computers, sensory room redo, etc.
  • Send thank you letters for in-kind donations
  • Write wish stories
Please send your resume and cover letter to Eli at in order to be considered for this position. Please note this is a part time unpaid internship. Work Remotely
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Job Types: Part-time, Internship This internship is unpaid.

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About Make-A-Wish Central and Northern Florida


1020 North Orlando Ave., Suite 100, Maitland, FL 32751, US

Mission Statement

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


Every 38 minutes Make-A-Wish grants the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition in the United States and its territories. We believe that a wish experience can be a game-changer. This one belief guides us in everything we do. It inspires us to grant wishes that change the lives of the kids we serve.

Children & Youth
Health & Medicine


We'll work with your schedule.


1020 North Orlando Ave.Suite 100Maitland, FL 32751






  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Program intern should be available for a minimum of 12 hours a week. The office is open 9a-5p, Monday-Friday.

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