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Become A Volunteer

Who Can Volunteer

To volunteer with the Foundation as a Wish Granting volunteer, you must be at least 21 years old. To volunteer with us in all other valuable areas such as fundraising, special events, outreach or administration, you must be 18 years of age.

Volunteer Application

1. Complete a volunteer application and view volunteer orientation 
2. Participate in volunteer phone interview
3. Complete criminal background check
4. Sign up for a role specific training on WishNet

All information in the application, as well as anything acquired through the background check will remain confidential and will only be used for screening and placement purposes.

Any further questions, please contact Amanda Lantz at 516-944-6212 Ext. 130 or

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
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