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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 to the staff member listed next to the link. Thank you.

Administrative Associate: The Administrative Associate provides a full range of administrative support for Make-A-Wish staff, donors, and volunteers. This position also serves as an important customer service contact for staff, donors, volunteers, and the general public. This role is an integral part of all efforts to support the overarching goal of granting wishes to every eligible child. For a full job description, please click here.

Controller: The Controller will assume overall responsibility for the comprehensive accounting functions of the organization and operations management of the Metro New York offices. Reporting directly to the CFO, the Controller will also provide oversight of the General Ledger and the annual Audit. For a detailed job description, please click here.

Director, Volunteer Engagement: The Director, Volunteer Engagement position is an important component of the Make-A-Wish organization who will help identify, engage, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective volunteers. This newly-created position will be responsible for the planning, recruitment and retention of a diverse volunteer workforce. The new department/structure requires this individual to lead the targeted recruitment of volunteers. For a full job description, please click here.

Manager, Digital Content and Analytics: Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) in the Lake Success and NYC office, the Manager, Digital Content & Analytics (MDCA) is a pivotal player of the external communications team playing an active role in building and executing an increasingly more robust digital content strategy for one of the top brands in America. The MDCA will be the overall manager for digital content and analytics - responsible for generating and sharing content that optimizes the organization’s messages across each social media platform and builds meaningful engagement between the audiences and the organization. For a full 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
Toll Free Emergency Only (877) 977-5688
Make-A-Wish® Metro New York and Western New York, Manhattan Office
200 Park Avenue
17th Floor
New York, NY 10166
(212) 957-9474

Make-A-Wish® Western New York
4600 Main Street
Suite 101
Snyder, NY 14226
(716) 810-9474
Toll Free (888) 336-9474
Make-A-Wish® Western New York, Rochester Regional Office
3025 Monroe Avenue
Suite 200
Rochester, NY 14618
(585) 272-9474
Toll Free (888) 336-9474