1347 Perrineville Road
Make-A-Wish® New Jersey (MAWNJ), granting life-changing wishes of children with critical illnesses, seeks a proven, dynamic and talented self-starter to join our team. This is a great opportunity to share in the power of a child’s wish come true, especially at one of the leading Make-A-Wish chapters in the country, as well as a tremendous opportunity to play a crucial role in our success, make an immediate impact, and experience profound job satisfaction/fulfillment.
Primary Duties: The Wish Coordinator’s responsibilities will include the coordination and planning of wishes to eligible children with life-threatening medical conditions. Requirements of this position will focus heavily on: scheduling of the wish experiences, booking of transportation, accommodations, acquiring in-kind for goods/services, communication with assisting chapters & wish families, securing medical equipment, acquiring signatures for necessary forms, creating budgets and creating itineraries all related to the individual wishes. This role will report directly to the Director of Wish Granting and will require someone who can manage and prioritize tasks effectively and in a timely manner. As a member of the Mission Delivery team, the selected candidate will be able to work some evenings and weekends, and will be ‘On-Call’ one week per month, provide excellent customer service to our families, donors, volunteers and the community at-large.
Level of Language Proficiency
Bachelor’s Degree required with 3+ years of case management experience preferably in the nonprofit sector, handling event planning or travel arrangements. Bi-lingual Spanish speaking preferred; Candidate must have strong customer service skills with the ability to work with people from different backgrounds and children with life-threatening medical conditions. Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary; Possess critical thinking skills with the ability to problem solve, independently, and as part of a team. Proficient computer skills with knowledge of and/or previous experience working with Raiser’s Edge and Salesforce, is a plus.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume with “Wish Coordinator” in the Subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org. **No phone calls please.**