Wish Granter Assistant

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Date Posted July 5, 2019
Expiry Date of Posting Ongoing
Organization Name Make-A-Wish Saskatchewan
Contact Name Allyson Toye
Mailing Address 3502 11 St West
City Saskatoon
Postal Code S7M 3C8
Phone Number 306-850-9474
Fax Number
Email Address allyson.toye@makeawish.ca
Web Site www.makeawish.ca/saskatchewan
Position Title Wish Granter Assistant
Job Description

As a Wish Granter Assistant you will embark on a wonderful journey helping to
make a child’s wish come true. Your main priority is to create an unforgettable wish
experience for a child with a critical illness. While the Wish Department schedules
flights, gets passports, and takes care of wish logistics –the Wish Granter Assistant
is there to give the Wish Family the special attention they deserve, and to put the
cherry on top of this once-in-a-lifetime event. Supersize and personalize!
ACCOUNTABILITIES
• Complete our online Wish Granter Assistant Training
• Create and execute a personalized wish enhancement plan
• Keep in touch with your Wish Family leading up to the wish and once more after
the wish is granted.
• Report to the Wish Department in a timely and regular manner
TIME COMMITMENT
Each Wish Team consists of two Wish Granter Assistants that are matched with one
wish child at a time. The time required to help grant a wish varies greatly on the
nature of the wish and on your efforts to enhance the wish to be sure it is as magical
as possible. Some wishes may take a few months, while others can take up to a year.
Wish Granter Assistants are expected to contact their wish child regularly during
their wish experience and average around 20-30 volunteer hours a month. A large
amount of volunteer work for this position can be done from home.
EXAMPLES OF COMMON WISHES INCLUDE:
Disney Wishes: shopping for, wrapping and planning the delivery of wish
enhancements such as sunscreen, airplane games, colouring books, books, luggage,
or other treats. Your delivery may include pizza, cake, balloons and more.
Shopping Spree: Shopping sprees will require that you accompany the child and
their family for a full day of shopping!
Computer Wishes: These can be enhanced with such things as special software,
desk and chair or desk accessories, installing the computer, assembling the desk and
chair, and decorating the room to make the delivery day a magical one.
For

Skills Required
Benefits to Volunteer
Days/Times Flexible
Suitable For Adults (18 and over)
Work With
Position Duration
Specific Dates
Application Deadline Ongoing
Application Procedure Email

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