Wish Granting Internship

Make-A-Wish Oklahoma
November 7, 2019
Oklahoma City, OK
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Position Description:

  • Assist with travel reservations
  • Coordinating with outside companies if wish involves shopping sprees or gifts
  • Communication with vendors to ask for in-kind donations or assistance in wish
  • Communication with volunteers to update on wish status
  • Research unique wishes
  • All activities necessary to make wish families experiences as seamless and enjoyable as possible
    Essential Duties, Responsibilities, and Skills of ALL Interns
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects while staying organized
  • Ability to learn quickly, work independently (when needed), and take initiative
  • Excellent organization, communication, writing and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Work well with staff, vendors and wish families
  • Regular and predictable attendance! Emergencies and sick days may be excused, but we treat internships like a job.
  • Ability to follow through and handle projects responsibly and keep appropriate staff informed
  • Professional in manner as intern will handle answering and transferring calls in the office.
  • HAVE FUN and learn every aspect of how a nonprofit organization operates

Position Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience Requirements:

  • 6 months to 1 year of current office experience or
  • Currently enrolled as a Junior or Senior or
  • Recent graduate (if you are a recent graduate, we will expect a commitment through internship semester)

Position Reports to:

Community & Volunteer Engagement Coordinator

Hours and Salary:

15-20 hrs/week, unpaid

To Apply for this Job:

  • Please submit a current copy of your resume,
  • A cover letter explaining why you are applying for this internship
  • And a completed Internship Application (This can be found at www.oklahoma.wish.org under the Volunteer Tab in the Internship Section.)

Application Deadline:

Friday, November 22, 2019

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