Past Board Chair
Emerging Leaders Board
Reid M. Burch
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 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 below for current open positions.
No new job openings at this time.
We offer year-round internship opportunities for college students interested in volunteer management, program services, marketing, public relations, fundraising and events. Internships are unpaid but Make-A-Wish® will provide college credit for completing a 200-hour internship. Internship seasons are based on standard academic semesters. For more information, contact Darcie LaMotte-Waage at 503-802-7804.
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Managing Our Funds
Make-A-Wish Oregon 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 2019 audit results, Make-A-Wish Foundation Oregon spent 81% of every dollar on wish granting and related program expenses. Only 5% of every dollar was spent on management and general costs and 14% was allocated to fundraising. For full financial details please review our most recent FY19 Audited Financial Statements, or our latest 990. We are proud to be a BBB Oregon Accredited Charity Seal Holder, having met all 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Portland, OR 97239