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Volunteering

You can help make the wishes of children in our community come true when you become a Make-A-Wish® volunteer. Our mission is possible only with the dedication of our volunteers.

Volunteers assist in various areas of Make-A-Wish® alongside staff members and other volunteers. In return for their diligent efforts and dedication, volunteers receive valuable training, hands-on experience and the gratification of making a difference in the life of a child. 

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Becoming A Volunteer

Do you have a few hours each week? Maybe a few days each week? Then you can help bring the rejuvenation of wish experiences to wish kids with life-threatening medical conditions. Join a network of more than 25,000 caring people nationwide who make it possible for Make-A-Wish® kids to live their one true wish.

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Types of Volunteers

Whether you have a little or a lot of time to give, we can use your help! There are many types of volunteer roles from working directly with wish children to helping set up events.

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Internships

Our internship program is designed to give individuals a diverse and rewarding experience while working towards fulfilling our mission. Although all internships are unpaid, students interested in a career in the non-profit sector will find a wealth of experience by working with the Make-A-Wish San Diego office.

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Commonly Asked Questions

Learn more about what it takes to be a Make-A-Wish® volunteer.

Make-A-Wish® San Diego
2440 Hotel Circle North
Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92108
(858) 707-9474