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Employment Opportunities

Program Associate
Posted June 22, 2017

Make-A-Wish Michigan is seeking resumes for the position of Program Associate. This is a full-time position, based out of the Brighton Headquarters. The Program Associate is responsible for data entry using RE, coordinating wish assists with other chapters, granting approximately 10-15 wishes per year, administrative support of the wish team and Program Services leadership, and special projects as assigned. Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in social work. Candidates must possess the ability to work in a fast-paced, detail oriented environment and provide excellent customer service in a compassionate and caring manner.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to ue@zvpuvtna.jvfu.bet.


Development Officer - East
Posted June 9, 2017

Make-A-Wish Michigan is seeking an energetic, positive and collaborative Development Officer – East to join our dynamic development team on a full-time basis, in our Brighton headquarters.  The primarily responsibilities of this position include management and coordination of Wish Ball Detroit, along with Third Party Events, Community Partnership events and other initiatives developed within the assigned territory.  The ideal candidate should possess 5+ years of experience, including gala planning experience. Candidates should be well versed in relationship building, committee management, data analysis, and organization. In addition, candidates should be passionate about the Make-A-Wish mission, possess strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate with many different groups of individuals. Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in marketing or non-profit management.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to ue@zvpuvtna.jvfu.bet.


Wish Coordinator - Grand Rapids
Posted April 28, 2017

Make-A-Wish Michigan is seeking resumes for the position of Wish Coordinator. This is a full-time position, based out of the Grand Rapids office. The Wish Coordinator is responsible for the management, planning and execution of wishes. Ensures accuracy, cost-effectiveness and timeliness standards are maintained for all wish arrangements for our wish families and is charged with adhering to the policies, guidelines and procedures established by the National Office and Make-A-Wish Michigan. The Wish Coordinator is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with community partners, medical professionals, and wish families. Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in social work. Candidates must possess the ability to work in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment and provide excellent customer service in a compassionate and caring manner.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to ue@zvpuvtna.jvfu.bet.


Development Officer - Northern Michigan

Posted March 20, 2017

Make-A-Wish Michigan is seeking a part-time Development Officer to work remotely from the Traverse City area. The Development Officer – Northern Michigan will develop relationships with northern Michigan based corporations, individuals, community organizations, schools and media to further the mission of Make-A-Wish. This position will be responsible for connecting prospective supporters in a meaningful manner to secure incremental funding from the northern Michigan market as well as increased awareness. Additional responsibilities include establishing and leading an annual northern Michigan fundraising event. The requirements of this position include a Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years of increasingly significant sales or development roles with revenue responsibility. The ideal candidate will possess a proven record of successful development, event management, or sales goals achievement.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to ue@zvpuvtna.jvfu.bet.

Donor Analytics Manager
Posted March 20, 2017

Make-A-Wish Michigan is seeking a Donor Analytics Manager to work full-time in our Brighton headquarters. The Donor Analytics Manager will provide strategic guidance and support to help increase the fundraising effectiveness of the chapter. This position will partner with chapter development officers to manage and build pipelines of potential individual, corporate, and other donors. The manager will provide research on donors and prospects to expand the pool of potential prospects, provide timely and meaningful information to help deepen relationships, and ensure that moves management processes, donor data and tracking reports and are up-to-date and meet the needs of the team. This position will also provide critical analysis of development performance on key metrics. The requirements of this position include a Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years of experience managing systems and support for development programs. The ideal candidate will possess experience working with Raisers Edge (or similar) in a data management capacity.

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
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648 Monroe Ave NW
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Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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