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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 info@metrony.wish.org. Thank you.


Coordinator, Wish Assist - The Coordinator, Wish Assist is responsible for planning complete experiences for visiting wish children in the Metro New York area. Duties include working with other Make-A-Wish chapter staff, Wish Granting volunteers and local vendors to coordinate aspects of a wish trip. This is a detail-oriented position that requires collaboration with the Wish Assist Manager, national and international chapter affiliates, and local vendors to create individualized wish experiences for children around the world. For full job description, click here. Application deadline is Friday, June 1st. 

Director, Philanthropy - The Director, Philanthropy is responsible for managing relationships with the chapter's most generous individuals and family foundations. He/she will foster meaningful relationships with donors and prospects in the philanthropic community to advance the Make-A-Wish mission. The Director will be responsible for managing individual relationships and the Philanthropy program as a whole. For full job description, click here. Make-A-Wish has retained PNP Staffing Group to lead this search. Interested candidates should email a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to Arlene Shapiro, Executive Recruiter at ashapiro@pnpstaffinggroup.com. Application deadline is Thursday, May 17th. 

Associate, Donor Care - The Associate, Donor Care provides support for development-related activities for the organization's top corporate, individual and foundation donors as well as prospective donors. This is a detail oriented role that requires excellent administrative and organizational skills, formal written and oral communication skills, diplomacy, professionalism as well as the ability to prioritize multiple assignments. For full job description, click here. Make-A-Wish has retained PNP staffing Group to lead this search. Interested candidates should email a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to Arlene Shapiro, Executive Recruiter at ashapiro@pnpstaffinggroup.com. Application Deadline is Friday, May 11th. 
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