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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 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.
Open Employment Positions
The Director of Finance and Operations directs and is responsible for managing all aspects of Make-A-Wish Wisconsin’s business operations including finance, budgeting and data, administration, human resources, audit and compliance, in accordance with the performance standards and policies and procedures set by Make-A-Wish America and Make-A-Wish Wisconsin. The Director of Finance and Operations provides organization-wide oversight and strategic thought on all finance and operations. This position reports to the President & CEO and is a key member of the chapter’s senior leadership team.
Open Internship Positions
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- Medical Outreach Internship Description
- Mission Delivery Internship Description
- Special Events Internship Description
Managing Our Funds
Make-A-Wish Wisconsin finances endeavor 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 of Wisconsin spent 75.77% of every dollar on wish granting and related program expenses. Only 5.61% of every dollar was spent on management and general costs and 18.62% was allocated to fundraising. For full financial details please review our most recent FY19 Audited Financial Statements, FY19 Annual Report or our latest 990.
We are proud to be a BBB Wisconsin Accredited Charity Seal Holder, having met all 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. And we are a two-time recipient of the Wisconisn BBB Torch Award for Ethics.
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