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Job Title: Wish Coordinator
Reports To:
Senior Director of Wish Granting
Posting Date:
June 18, 2018

About Make-A-Wish® Georgia:

Since 1995, Make-A-Wish Georgia has been creating life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Since then, nearly 8,000 lives have been impacted by the “Power of a Wish™.” Make-A-Wish Georgia is a movement, powered by you, to renew families and communities disrupted by serious childhood illness. We all have the power to make wishes comes true. To learn how you can become a part of the story, visit

Overview of Position:

The Wish Coordinator implements the wish granting process and acts as the wish liaison for wish families, wish granting volunteers, and donors for Make-A-Wish Georgia. This role is responsible for planning wishes and making all arrangements, securing in-kind donations towards each wish, and ensuring each wish does not go over budget. The role also provides excellent customer services to all constituents.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for daily implementation of wish granting process

  • Manages a wish case load of 65+ wishes, including RUSH wishes

  • Plans all four wish types - I wish to go, have, meet, and be

  • Communicates clearly and in a timely manner to wish families, wish granting volunteers, and staff

  • Provides 24-hour emergency coverage for wish families as well as office coverage for team members

  • Seeks in-kind donations specifically in the areas of wish granting support

  • Manages wish costs and ensures wishes stay on budget

  • Ensures all aspects of job tasks follow policies outlined by Chapter and National organization

  • Represents the chapter at statewide speaking and fundraising events

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor degree in Nonprofit Administration, Communications, or Human Development and Family Studies

  • Experience working with families and/or volunteers

  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge, Sales Force; as well as proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and achieve goals and objectives

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Skilled in building and maintaining positive relationships with staff, volunteers and community members

  • Ability to collaborate effectively with all levels of management

  • Flexibility to work occasional nights and weekends

  • Minimal travel expected

  • Knowledge of and passion for the mission and vision of Make-A-Wish® Georgia

Make-A-Wish® Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants please send resumes and cover letters to No calls or office visits, please.

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Make-A-Wish® Georgia
1775 The Exchange SE
Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30339
(770) 916-9474