Become a Volunteer

Dear Prospective Volunteer,
Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Make-A-Wish® India. We need volunteers in large numbers.

We rely on the dedication and passion of our volunteers to accomplish our mission of granting the true wishes of children with life threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy.

By volunteering with us, you will become a vital part of the biggest wish granting organization in the world; and you will make a real difference to the lives of ill children and their families. An opportunity that will not only develop your inter-personal skills, allow you to meet like-minded people; but will also be the most fulfilling and gratifying phase in your life that will echo with children’s laughter for years to come.

From wish granters and fundraisers, to campaign volunteers, creative persons to enhance our web site, social media experts, digital marketing etc. we have the perfect fit for you. Make-A-Wish India has 11 offices in India – Mumbai, Goa, Pune, Delhi, Jaipur, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Coimbatore and Hyderabad. Applications from other areas within India can be mailed to ceo@makeawishindia.org

Come Share The Power of A Wish; JOIN us in fulfilling Make-A-Wish® India’s goal of granting the 75,000th wish by 2020!!

To make it easy for you, we have made small profiles on what is expected of you as a volunteer in the different areas of volunteering. Please read thru and then press SUBMIT on the option that best meets your talent and our requirement. In case, you need additional information and there is none that fits the need now, click here to fill your details so we can get in touch with you.

  • Wish Granter
    • Meet with the family and helps the wish child determine their wish. The role requires you to interact with children in the hospital, who have a life-threatening medical condition.
    • Be a good listener and dedicate a minimum of 2 hours, twice a week for hospital visits to meet and gather from the wish child inputs to what the innermost wish is.
    • Be part of the wish granting, if interested
    • Minimum age criteria is 18 yrs
    • Must be willing to give a commitment of at least one year
    • Be able to attend monthly volunteer meetings and attend on-going training programs as and when required
  • Wish Organizers
    • A fun role to plan, organize, and successfully implement the wish granting event
    • Ideal for working professionals, who have some spare time on the week end, and would love to create unforgettable memories for the wish child by conceptualizing a unique wish granting experience. Provide the magic to actually deliver the wish!!
    • Take the wish child and family to the zoo, museum, aquarium, movie, theme park etc.
    • Liaison between the Make-A-Wish division office and the wish family during the wish fulfillment process
    • Minimum age criteria is 18 yrs
  • Fundraising Volunteers
    • Assist foundation in seeking donations from individuals, corporates, Trusts, High Net Worth Individuals etc.
    • Introduce the cause to brand / marketing managers who may be keen to build partnerships with a cause related marketing program
    • Organize donation campaigns in large corporate premises
    • Suggest ideas to develop fundraising events / connect to event organizers that can help maximize income for Make-A-Wish India
    • Suggest ways to raise funds to grant more wishes
  • Brand/Marketing Volunteers
    • Suggest ways to establish Make-A-Wish India as a top of the mind brand in the charity sector
    • Suggest ways and mechanisms to execute marketing programs that increase brand identity and brand awareness
    • Develop brand awareness tools and collaterals
  • Communication Volunteers

    Expertise in the following areas:

    1. Google Ad Words
    2. Social media
    3. Digital marketing
    4. Campaigns to help acquire house wives as wish granting volunteers
    5. Campaigns to help acquire funds online (crowd funding) to grant wishes
    6. Introduce the cause to like-minded Radio and TV partners
    7. Film Editing
    8. Making communication material like newsletters, brochures, annual report
    9. Handle mass emailing every quarter
    10. SEO analytics, guide to improve online visibility
  • Internship / College Volunteers

    We welcome interns from professional courses and college youth who wish to volunteer for a short span of time.

    These assignments are of short duration and thus it becomes even more challenging for us to ensure that in a short period of time we give you the right exposure to the work we do as a charity organization.

    In view of the above, please send an email to Deepak S Bhatia on ceo@makeawishindia.org with your resume, date block when you wish to intern and location. Please note we do not provide any stipend / lodging / boarding support during this period.

  • Volunteer with us in any position for a minimum period of 1 year and we will reward your dedication with a Make-A-Wish India T-shirt and Certificate of Recognition.
  • Our exceptional volunteers, would get the above & their work will be recognized and rewarded in the national celebration on World Wish Day.

Our endeavor is to promote the spirit of volunteerism and volunteers in India by sharing their stories that ‘inspire by example’ and create an environment that will encourage more people to volunteer.

Our volunteers are very special to us and we appreciate you giving your time and talents to help make wishes come true.

We look forward to you connecting with us and forging a long standing relationship and hope to hear from you soon.