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Available Positions

Staff Positions

We do not have any positions available at this time.

To see the smile on a child's face when they hear about their wish, anticipate their wish, share about their wish we all know as a staff that we have done our jobs! ”

— Stephanie Wilkins, Director of Development

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Volunteer Internships

Interns for Make-A-Wish® East Tennessee give of their time and talents to help bring hope, strength, and joy to children who have life-threatening medical conditions. All of our internships are unpaid; however, in return for their hard work and dedication, our interns receive valuable training, knowledge, hands-on non-profit work experience, a chance to meet others, and the gratification of making a difference in the life of a child.

We are accepting applications for the Summer Program Internship now through March 31, 2017.

Our internship positions include:

Wish Granting Program Internship (wish granting, planning, writing, etc.) 

Development Internship (event planning, website, PR, donor development, graphic design, social media and sponsorships)

Our Internship Program Overview will help you learn more about the specifics of the internship.

Doing an internship changed my career path. My passion is to work for a non-profit and help and serve others. ”

— Nicole, Development Intern

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Volunteer Intern Application Instructions and Application

Our interns assist in various areas of the Foundation alongside staff and other volunteers. Successful candidates are typically students or recent graduates (over the age of 18) with excellent written and oral communication skills, good organizational skills, the ability to multi-task, computer proficiency, and internet research ability.

To apply for an internship position, you must complete the following steps (via email, fax or mail):

  1. Please submit a resume
  2. Complete the Intern Application
  3. Send in a Cover Letter

Once your application and supporting paperwork have been received and processed, and if you are selected to move forward in the interview process, an interview will be scheduled. All applicants must successfully complete a background check and attend an orientation session prior to beginning their internship. If there are any questions during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us. Thank you for your interest in Make-A-Wish® East Tennessee. We look forward to hearing from you!

For Questions about
Wish Programming Internships contact:  Abby Carden at 423-602-9954 or npneqra@jvfurga.jvfu.bet
Development Internships contact:  Catherine Fowlkes at 423-551-3270 or psbjyxrf@jvfurga.jvfu.bet

Main Office: 6005 Century Oaks Drive, Suite 500
Office: 423-629-9474
FAX 423-622-5531


Being able to help plan the wishes was such a wonderful experience that touched my heart. ”

— Emily, Summer Intern

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Make-A-Wish® East Tennessee
6005 Century Oaks Drive, Suite 500
Chattanooga, TN 37416
(423) 629-9474