Are there any specific skills and experience required?
Skills & Abilities
Caring: shows deep care and appreciation for others, is inclusive - everything and everyone matters.
Compassionate: wants to make a positive difference in the lives of children and their families.
Trustworthy: acts with integrity, loyalty and sense of purpose.
Fun: has a good sense and use of humor, doesn't take himself or herself too seriously.
Patient: knows that an amazing wish takes time and effort to coordinate and will work with the family and office to accomplish this task.
Smart: employs common sense and good judgment, makes decisions with knowledge, integrity and humility.
Understanding: has a respect for other points of view and is empathetic.
Curious: quickly assimilates new information, is flexible and has adaptive capacity to learn and improve.
Confidentiality: keeps confidential any information regarding the wish child and family, with the exception of sharing pertinent information with the Make-A-Wish staff.
Creative: is resourceful and has an innovative, provocative, "everything is possible" approach.
Passionate: has contagious energy and motivates others through involvement.
Determined: is dedicated, willing to go the extra mile and makes things happen.