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Volunteer with Make-A-Wish®

Become a Volunteer

We are delighted that you want to join us in our mission of granting wishes to children in the Mid-Atlantic area!

Here is the process for becoming a volunteer with us:

1. Complete and send in your Volunteer Application and Reference Form with two references by

  • email:
  • mail: 6555 Rock Spring Drive, Suite 280, Bethesda, MD 20817
  • or fax: 301-656-2857

2. The Mission Delivery team will evaluate all applications and will be in touch in the coming weeks with next steps. Please note for wish granter applicants, 2 Reference Forms may be requested.

3. The Volunteer Coordinator will contact you for any outstanding application details including, but not limited to, phone interview, additional application requirements, etc.

4. Apply for your background check (cost is approximately $30), if applicable.

5. For prospective Wish Granters: participate in a specialized training session for your role.  Upcoming trainings:

  • May 4, 2019 - Waldorf, MD
  • May 11, 2019 - Manassas, VA
  • June 8, 2019 - Salisbury, MD
  • June 15, 2019 - Easton, MD
  • July 13, 2019 - Hagerstown, MD
  • August 10, 2019 - Baltimore, MD

Please note, if no date is listed for a training, it is yet to be determined. Please check back for more detailed information about location and date. 

For more information, please email or call 301.962.9474.

Upcoming Events

shopping bag

Ike Behar

June 13, 2019

hiking shoe

Trailblaze Challenge

September 27, 2019

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Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic, Inc.
6555 Rock Spring Drive
Suite 280
Bethesda, MD 20817
(301) 962-9474
After Hours Nightline (301) 962-9474