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Volunteer Programs Internship

Internship Description

The Volunteer Programs Internship provides the intern with the opportunity to work with Make-A-Wish New Hampshire’s over 150 volunteers. In this position, the intern will learn about and assist in volunteer recruitment, onboarding and training processes as well as volunteer engagement and appreciation. This internship is supervised by the Director of Volunteer Programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain volunteer records and files.
  • Perform administrative duties including filing and data entry in the Raiser’s Edge database.
  • Prepare paperwork for wish assignments; prepare and send family packet.
  • Write pieces for the volunteer newsletter.
  • Assist in the preparation of and co-facilitate Wish Granter trainings.
  • Research new volunteer engagement and appreciation ideas.
  • Help plan and implement the chapter’s volunteer recognition plan.
  • Provide support for Wish Granter forums.
  • Answer phones and make calls.
  • Assist with wish-related special projects as needed.


Skills necessary for this role include:

  • Undergraduate student in good academic standing.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proactive, self-directed, and organized.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Publisher.
  • Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge is a plus.
  • Commitment to the Make-A-Wish mission.

How to Apply

All interested applicants must complete an Internship Application and submit along with a cover letter, resume, and two professional or academic references. Upon reviewing applications, interviews will be conducted and selected applicants will be required to complete a Criminal Background Check and on-site training.

Please remember: Internship opportunities are volunteer positions and are therefore unpaid however, internships can be completed for college credit.

To request the Internship Application, please contact Eliza Eaves.


Make-A-Wish® New Hampshire
814 Elm Street
Suite 300
Manchester, NH 03101-2230
(603) 623-9474