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Working with us

Make-A-Wish is not only a heart-warming and respected nonprofit, but also a vibrant, diverse and entrepreneurial workplace. We are always on the lookout for great talent, so learn more about working here and check into available positions. 

We are committed to diversity as a strategic business asset. We continually seek ways to strengthen our diversity initiatives because we believe that individual differences expand and enrich our professional experiences and abilities. A strong commitment to diversity also helps us recruit and retain the best talent and advances our vision of granting the wish of every eligible child. 

We respect and ensure equal opportunity without regard to race, religion, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, perceived disability and other legally protected characteristics.

Attractive benefits make a great workplace even better 

Make-A-Wish offers its employees a varied and attractive set of benefits from health to 401(k) to educational assistance, and more.

For all open positions, if after reviewing the detailed job description you feel that you meet the required qualifications, please send a cover letter and resume with salary requirements to Thank you.

Open Positions:

Assistant Director, Wish Granting
The Assistant Director of Wish Granting position supports the management of the Wish Granting department, provides a full range of training, standard operating procedure development, customer service review, and serves as an important conduit for support services for Make-A-Wish staff, volunteers, and interns.  This person assures consistent quality of wish fulfillment and supports the Senior Director of Wish Granting. For a full job description, please click here.

Database Coordinator
The Database Coordinator is a vital part of the Finance/IT team which manages and maintains our donor database, Raiser's Edge. He/she will be responsible for entering gifts and pledges in cash, check, credit card formats, and will export and import online donations from multiple sources. This role will collaborate with multiple departments and provide database support to staff as needed. For a full job description, please click here.

Logistics Coordinator
The Logistics Coordinator is primarily responsible for coordinating the process of granting impactful wishes to eligible children. This includes planning, logistics, scheduling, researching opportunities, liaising with vendors, communicating with families and children, interacting with volunteers and stakeholders. For a full job description, please click here.

Director, Corporate Relations
The Director, Corporate Relations establishes and supervises all protocols and activities related to corporate giving policies and procedures, ensuring the utmost care and consistency of service to our corporate supporters. He/she is also responsible for identifying, engaging, and creating external relationships and partnerships within the corporate sector. For a full job description, please click here.

Make-A-Wish® Metro New York and Western New York
1111 Marcus Avenue
Suite LL22
Lake Success, NY 11042
(516) 944-6212
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200 Park Avenue
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New York, NY 10166
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100 Sylvan Parkway
Amherst, NY 14228
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3025 Monroe Avenue
Suite 200
Rochester, NY 14618
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