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Careers & Internships

At Make-A-Wish, we are more than a great place to work—our work is life-changing. We are an inclusive and diverse group of people who, through a mosaic of backgrounds, thought and experiences, are united in purposeful work. We are fueled and guided by our values—values that are represented in the inspired people we work with and the transformational work we do, every day. 

We are always on the lookout for great talent who share in our passion. If you are interested in a career or internship with Make-A-Wish, check out our current open positions. 

Career Opportunities 

Chief Development Officer

Vice President of Marketing & Communications – Brighton or Grand Rapids

Wish Coordinator – Grand Rapids

Managing Our Funds

Michigan wishes are made possible through corporate sponsorships, special events, foundation grants and individual contributions. However, we do not solicit funds by telephone. As a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, all contributions are deductible to the extent permitted by law. Our financial statements are audited by CliftonLarsonAllen LLP. 

At Make-A-Wish, we take our responsibility for the monies donated to our cause very seriously. Over the last five years Make-A-Wish Michigan, on average, has spent 76.6% of every dollar on wish granting and related program expenses, 6.5% of every dollar was spent on management and general costs and 16.9% was allocated to fundraising. For full financial details please review our most recent audited financial statements.

We are proud to be a BBB Michigan Accredited Charity Seal Holder, having met the BBB Standards for Charity Accountability.​

Media Center

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News Releases

View our latest news releases to learn about major wish-granting events, campaigns and other news.

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In the News & Blogs

Newspaper and magazine articles, blogs and other media often tell stories about wishes and events.

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