Bilingual Wish Coordinator (Spanish)

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Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Posted
May 25, 2021
Closes
Jun 24, 2021
Focus Areas
Human Services
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Bachelors

Job Title: Bilingual Wish Coordinator (Spanish)

Reports To: Wish Manager

Posting Date: May 25th, 2021

About Make-A-Wish® Georgia: Since 1995, Make-A-Wish Georgia has been creating life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Since then, nearly 8,000 lives have been impacted by the “Power of a Wish™.” Make-A-Wish Georgia is a movement, powered by you, to renew families and communities disrupted by serious childhood illness. We all have the power to make wishes comes true. To learn how you can become a part of the story, visit www.georgia.wish.org.

Overview of Position: The Wish Coordinator implements the wish granting process and acts as the wish liaison for wish families, wish granting volunteers, and donors for Make-A-Wish Georgia. This role is responsible for planning wishes and making all arrangements, securing in-kind donations towards each wish, and ensuring each wish does not go over budget. The role also provides excellent customer experience to all constituents.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for daily implementation of wish granting process
  • Manages a wish case load of 65+ wishes, including RUSH wishes and Spanish speaking wishes
  • Plans all four wish types - I wish to go, have, meet, and be
  • Communicates clearly and in a timely manner to wish families, wish granting volunteers, and staff
  • Provides 24-hour emergency coverage for wish families as well as office coverage for team members
  • Seeks in-kind donations specifically in the areas of wish granting support
  • Manages wish costs and ensures wishes stay on budget
  • Ensures all aspects of job tasks follow policies outlined by Chapter and National organization
  • Represents the chapter at statewide speaking and fundraising events
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Nonprofit Administration, Communications, or Human Development and Family Studies
  • Fluency in Spanish and English, both written and spoken.
  • Experience working with families and/or volunteers
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge, Sales Force; as well as proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and achieve goals and objectives
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Skilled in building and maintaining positive relationships with staff, volunteers and community members
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with all levels of management
  • Flexibility to work occasional nights and weekends
  • Minimal travel expected
  • Knowledge of and passion for the mission and vision of Make-A-Wish® Georgia

Make-A-Wish® Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants please send resumes and cover letters to jobs@georgia.wish.org. No calls or office visits, please.