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Employment Opportunities

Volunteer Manager

Posted February 2, 2018

Make-A-Wish Michigan is seeking resumes for the position of Volunteer Manager that will be based out of the Brighton Headquarters. The Volunteer Manager is responsible for managing a statewide network of volunteers and for leading all aspects of the volunteer program including recruitment of new volunteers by building community partnerships and the engagement of existing volunteers. The Manager will lead, devise and implement the annual plan including oversight of the department budget, program evaluation and all volunteer data. The Volunteer Manager will be responsible for matching volunteers to opportunities and will collaborate with internal cross functional teams to manage more than 700 volunteers. The Manager will oversee the Volunteer Coordinator and ensure delivery of excellent customer service to volunteers and ensures the volunteer team does the same. The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree and CVA certification is preferred. Candidates should possess 3-5 years of prior volunteer management and/or HR experience. Candidates should have the ability to make decisions in a changing environment and anticipate future needs. Strong verbal (including public speaking experience) and written communication skills are essential to carry out the duties of this position as the Manager will spend time in the field, recruiting and training volunteer candidates and retraining and retaining current volunteers. The position does have direct supervision of volunteers and provides guidance, support and feedback to them. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to: ue@zvpuvtna.jvfu.bet.


Development Officer - West

Posted October 27, 2017 

Make-A-Wish Michigan is looking for an energetic, positive and collaborative Development Officer – West to join it’s dynamic development team. This is a full-time position in our Grand Rapids office. This position is primarily responsible for managing and coordinating the Wish Ball and Walk For Wishes in West Michigan, along with Third Party Events and other events and initiatives that are developed within the assigned territory. The ideal candidate will be well versed in relationship building, data analysis, be well-organized and passionate about the Make-A-Wish mission. This candidate must be a strong communicator and able to collaborate with many different groups of individuals. This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in marketing or non-profit management, and 3 or more years of non-profit fundraising experience. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to ue@zvpuvtna.jvfu.bet.


Development Coordinator

Posted January 25, 2018

The Development Coordinator will be responsible for the revenue performance and service and cultivation of third-party fundraising events in southeast Michigan and will assist with the implementation of the school-based fundraising program, Kids for Wish Kids. This role will also provide administrative support to the chapter’s Development staff. Ideal candidate must have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in Marketing or Non-profit Management. Candidate should have two or more years of experience in non-profit event management. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to ue@zvpuvtna.jvfu.bet.


Make-A-Wish® Michigan
7600 Grand River Avenue
Suite 175
Brighton, MI 48114
(734) 994-8620
Toll Free Michigan Only (800) 622-9474
Make-A-Wish® Michigan, Grand Rapids Office
648 Monroe Ave NW
Suite 104
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 363-4607
Toll Free (877) 631-9474