Volunteer

Volunteers assist in various areas of Make-A-Wish alongside staff members and other volunteers.  In return for their diligent efforts and dedication, volunteers receive valuable training, hands-on experience and the gratification of making a difference in the life of a child. 

Currently, our highest need for Wish Granting Volunteers:

    • Bilingual: Spanish-English in Orange County and the Inland Empire
    • Residents of San Bernardino and Riverside Counties

Currently, our highest need for Event Volunteers:

    • Residents of Orange County and Riverside County

Becoming a Volunteer

All volunteers are asked to meet a series of requirements before becoming an active volunteer including completing the volunteer application, online orientation training and submitting to relevant background checks.

Types of Volunteers

More than 500 specially trained volunteers generously give their time and energy help make wishes come true. Our volunteers become involved in the mission through a variety of capacities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about what it takes be a Make-A-Wish® volunteer.

YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULT VOLUNTEERS

Canyon HS Make-A-Wish Club

Elementary, high school and college-aged students can get involved through our Kids for Wish Kids® and Wishmakers on Campus® programs!

Make-A-Wish® Orange County & the Inland Empire
14232 Red Hill Avenue

Tustin, CA 92780-5836
Make-A-Wish® Orange County & the Inland Empire, Riverside Office
3521 Main Street

Riverside, CA 92501