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Tappahannock/Warsaw Wish Granter Volunteer Training

September 08, 2019

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Tappahannock/Warsaw

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We're hosting a wish granter volunteer training in Tappahannock/Warsaw!

This training will be held to train wish granter volunteers in Tappahannock and the surrounding communities. Wish granters work in teams of two to help make wishes come true. This role involves interviewing the child and family to determine the wish, working with staff to help fulfill the wish, helping the child stay engaged while waiting for the wish to happen and throwing a wish party when the wish is granted. Time commitment varies, depending on the type of wish and number of wishes you are involved with. The wish interview and granting almost always take place in the evening or on a weekend. We are looking for volunteers who can make a long-term commitment (minimum of one year).  (Minimum age:  21)  

Interested in learning more about this volunteer opportunity? Please visit our page on becoming a volunteer!

Before attending training, prospective volunteers should:
  1. Watch the Volunteer Orientation Video
  2. Complete the quiz
  3. Conduct a phone interview with a Make-A-Wish representative
  4. Submit a Volunteer Application
  5. Pass a Criminal Background Check

If you have any questions, please call our office at 804-217-9474.

Latest Status Update

  • We had to share a few last photos from Braden’s wish to meet animals at the zoo. He wrapped up an exciting day feeding giraffes, and making friends with Presley, an adorable penguin! Braden’s family shared that his wish really highlighted how far he’s come. Most importantly, Braden had a terrific day full of meeting new animal friends, and it was a day he won’t soon forget!

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Make-A-Wish® Greater Virginia
2810 N. Parham Road
Suite 302
Richmond, VA 23294
(804) 217-9474
Toll Free (800) 234-9474