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Volunteer with Make-A-Wish® East Tennessee

Do you have a few hours each week? Maybe a few days each week? Then you can help bring the rejuvenation of wish experiences to kids with life-threatening medical conditions. You can join a network of more than 25,000 caring people nationwide who make it possible for Make-A-Wish kids to live their one true wish.

We match volunteers to positions based on ability, interests and availability. Consider your goals, skills and purpose when you volunteer for the opportunity that best suits you. Note: Many volunteer positions require a background check plus ongoing training. We encourage maximum involvement of volunteers with its programs, activities, and operations. Volunteers not only supplement the salaried staff; they bring creativity and vitality that is necessary for the growth of the organization. The following is a brief description of the many ways you can become involved with our organization.  Please consider your skills, goals, and motivation for volunteering when deciding which of these positions might best suit your needs. And remember EVERYONE IS A WISH GRANTER, donors and volunteers alike (no matter what the position)!

To learn about the best role that might suit you review our Volunteer Job Descriptions.

Once you have decide what position interests you please complete our volunteer application.

For questions regarding Wish Granting Positions contact Abby Carden, Program Services Director at 423-602-9954 or email at npneqra@jvfurga.jvfu.bet

For questions regarding event and Development Positions contact Catherine Fowlkes, Development Coordinator, 423-551-3270 or email at psbjyxrf@jvfurga.jvfu.bet


Helping Katelyn's wish come true and all the planning in between simply filled my heart with joy. We continue to stay in touch and I almost leaped from my seat when she sent a picture from the CMA's to me! ”

— Stephanie, Wish Granter

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