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Event and Support Internship Opportunity

Compensation:          No

Hours:                         15-20; flexible to fit any schedule between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM

Contact Name:           Katie Lear

Job Title:                      Wish/Office/Volunteer Assistant 

Contact Email:  

Contact Phone:           406-259-9848

Contact Fax:               406-252-2157


Job Description:

  • Assist the development team with raising funds for children's wishes, including helping with internal fundraising events
  • Assist the wish granting team that is responsible for fulfilling children’s wishes
  • Assist with the Kids for Wish Kids and Wishmakers on Campus fundraising programs
  • May include assisting at events depending on intern's availability; events are usually during weekends or evenings
  • Learn about corporate and individual financial giving
  • Make follow-up telephone calls to donors and volunteers (no telemarketing involved)
  • Assist in office duties as needed
  • Assist in fulfilling children's wishes including travel, celebrity, occupational and gift wishes
  • Make travel arrangements and create itineraries
  • Research wish ideas via the Internet and resource library, and make telephone calls to donors and vendors
  • Participate in the fulfillment of gift wishes (for example, shopping sprees) and/or wish parties Write thank-you letters and follow up correspondence upon the completion of a wish
  • Assist with and participate in volunteer activities such as training
  • Assist with office duties as needed
  • Additional projects as assigned or required by the student's internship program



  • Must be comfortable with Excel, Outlook, Word and answering phones
  • Capable writing skills
  • Passion and enthusiasm for helping children is desired
  • Prior special event planning or volunteer work is helpful
  • Major: Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Business, or related fields


Application Procedure:

Please email a cover letter, resume, and writing sample.

Make-A-Wish® Montana
1015 Mount Ave
Suite C
Missoula, MT 59801
(406) 259-9848