Make-A-Wish – 1 Program Services Internship available for winter

Program Services Internship

Make-A-Wish® Utah has an opening for a program services intern. This position will offer experience in many different facets of accepting and processing referrals, creating travel itineraries and assisting with wish-related events.

Hours: 6-15 hours per week, flexible schedule.
Duration: One semester or longer
Location: 771 East Winchester, Murray, UT 84107

Reporting to the Director of Program Services, the program services intern will have the following responsibilities:

  • Accept and process referrals for new wish kids
  • Work with wish families on intake process
  • Creation of files for new wish kids
  • Creation of unique itineraries for travel wishes
  • Provide assistance with travel details for wishes
  • Aide in file closure at the conclusion of each wish


  • Computer proficiency required (Microsoft Office)
  • Non-judgmental
  • Family/child oriented
  • Creative
  • Detail-oriented
  • Friendly
  • Responsible
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work with and acknowledge the contribution of a diverse and dynamic team of staff and volunteers.
  • Ability to speak Spanish not a requirement, but would be helpful.


  • Opportunity to attend wish-related events, wish family activities and fundraising events
  • Experience using fundraising database (Raiser’s Edge/Blackbaud)
  • Resume credit with a nationally recognized nonprofit organization.

TO APPLY  ~~  Email resume and cover letter to:

About Make-A-Wish Utah

The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. With the help of generous donors and volunteers, Make-A-Wish Utah grants over 160 wishes a year. Located in its facility in Murray, A Wishing Place, the Foundation offers a quality wish experience that includes a magical wish-making ceremony in the Wishing Tower, special wish tokens to throw in a wish fountain, and plenty of room for wish-granting celebrations. For more information, visit

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