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Our Staff- Metro New York
President & CEO
Vice President, Metro Mission Delivery
Chief Development Officer
Chief Brand Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Our Staff - Western New York
Regional Director - Western New York
Regional Director, Development - Rochester
Manager, Development - Buffalo
Manager, Individual Giving - Buffalo
Director, Development - Buffalo
Senior Manager, Program Services - Buffalo
Wish Alumni and Families
Careers and 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 life-changing 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.
Current Employment Opportunities:
Metro New York:
Western New York:
We have no open positions in Western New York at this time.
Becoming an Intern:
We are currently recruiting for our Fall 2022 Internship (Mid Sept – December, starting on or after September 12th).
Interning is a great way to help. While we have no paid intern positions, we certainly have opportunities available for you to help the very special children we serve.
Click to complete the Internship Application! Once your application is received, an official interview will be scheduled.
Please contact Jamie Siegal at [email protected] for all questions related to our internship program.
Current Internship Openings:
Managing Our Funds
Make-A-Wish Metro New York and Western New York finances endeavors through corporate sponsorships, special events, foundation grants and individual contributions. However, we do not solicit funds by telephone and receive no federal or state funding. As a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, all contributions are deductible to the extent permitted by law. Our financial statements are audited locally by CliftonLarsonAllen LLP.
At Make-A-Wish, we take our responsibility for the monies donated to our cause very seriously and are pleased to confirm that according to the fiscal year 2020 audit results, the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York and Western New York spent 62% of every dollar on wish granting and related program expenses. Only 18% of every dollar was spent on management and general costs and 20% was allocated to fundraising. For full financial details please review our most recent FY21 Audited Financial Statements, FY21 Impact Report or our latest 990.
We are proud to be a BBB Metro New York and Western New York Accredited Charity Seal Holder, having met all 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Make-A-Wish® Metro New York and Western New York
New York, NY 10110
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Amherst, NY 14228
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