Make-A-Wish Foundation Overview

  • www.wish.org
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1980
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Social Assistance
  • $100 to $500 million (USD)

Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, with 60 chapters across the United States, Make-A-Wish is the world’s leading children’s wish-granting organization, serving children in every community in the U.S. and in 50 countries worldwide. Nearly 40 years ago the inspiration for ...
Mission: Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.

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Make-A-Wish Foundation

Mar 27, 2019

Haris says his time here at Make-A-Wish has showed him what it means to be a part of something bigger than himself. “Working at Make-A-Wish has opened my eyes to a community full of kind, caring and loving individuals. Our culture is full of people who go out of their way to make a positive impact on the world and help others. There aren’t many places in the world where you’ll be able to find such an amazing group of people.” Read more about the Wish Nation community that has continuously helped Haris learn over the years.

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Make-A-Wish Foundation

Mar 11, 2019

Jenny embodies the Make-A-Wish value of integrity. Learn more about her journey as part of the Wish Nation, and why she’s excited for the opportunities ahead in her career at Make-A-Wish.

Make-A-Wish Foundation - Why Work With Us?

Make-A-Wish is an inclusive and diverse group of people – from varying professions and backgrounds – who are involved in hands-on and purposeful work. Even the toughest, most challenging days are fulfilling. Each day brings opportunities for learning, collaboration and professional growth.

Make-A-Wish is a beacon of hope and strength for thousands of children who are battling unimaginable medical conditions. There is nothing more powerful than making a child’s heartfelt wish come true… making the seemingly impossible possible. At Make-A-Wish, we do that every day.

Join the Wish Nation and help us transform more lives. Learn more at wish.org/careers.

Make-A-Wish Foundation Reviews

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Richard K. Davis
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Oct 27, 2020
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"Wish Manager"

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Pros

Granting wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses

Cons

Benefits, low salary, and volunteers
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Diversity & Inclusion at Make-A-Wish Foundation

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Make-A-Wish Foundation Interviews

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Neutral11%
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Applied online68%
Campus Recruiting17%
Employee Referral6%
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    There was an unscheduled phone screening to put you on the spot, so be prepared by knowing the mission and values. Followed up by 2 official virtual interviews with your direct supervisor and the intern coordinator
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    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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Does Make-A-Wish Foundation give time off to volunteer?

...Resource allocation to volunteer departments could improve as to better serve our volunteer base...

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