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Make-A-Wish, based in Phoenix, Arizona, is the world's largest children's wish-granting charity, helping children in every city across the United States and in more than 50 countries around the world. Make-A-Wish was founded about 40 years ago as a result of a young boy's wish to become a police officer. Make-A-Wish has granted over 300,000 life-changing wishes and altered countless lives thanks to the volunteers, donors, staff, and supporters. There is nothing more powerful than fulfilling a child's dream. And at Make-A-Desire, it will go to any length to ensure that every child who qualifies receives a life-changing wish.

$50M to $100M
Multiple locations
Social Advocacy Organizations
David A. Williams
What departments Make-A-Wish Foundation employees work at?
other occupation57.4%
Social and Community Service Managers24.5%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do Make-A-Wish Foundation employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Make-A-Wish Foundation: Newcomers: 28%, Experiencers: 11%, Experts: 18%, Veterans: 43%. Make-A-Wish Foundation employees have 8+ years experience on average before joining.
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Where did Make-A-Wish Foundation employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Make-A-Wish Foundation: American Cancer Society, American Express, American Red Cross. Typical Make-A-Wish Foundation employees have worked at American Cancer Society.
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American Cancer Society
American Express
American Red Cross
What industries did Make-A-Wish Foundation employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Make-A-Wish Foundation: Social Advocacy Organizations, Colleges / Universities, General Hospitals, Niche Education, Outpatient Care Centers. Make-A-Wish Foundation employees most likely come from a Social Advocacy Organizations industry background.
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Where did Make-A-Wish Foundation employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Make-A-Wish Foundation: Small: 47%, Medium: 12%, Large: 41%. Most Make-A-Wish Foundation employees have previously worked at small companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at Make-A-Wish Foundation study?
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Where did employees at Make-A-Wish Foundation study?
Arizona State University-Tempe
Northern Arizona University
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Make-A-Wish Foundation?
Time employed at Make-A-Wish Foundation: <1: 9%, 1-3: 22%, 4-8: 38%, 9-13: 17%, 14-20: 9%, 20+: 5%. Most Make-A-Wish Foundation employees stay with the company for 4-8 years which is the same as the industry average.
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How does Make-A-Wish Foundation rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Make-A-Wish Foundation: 41.1% Male and 58.9% Female. Age ratio at Make-A-Wish Foundation: 16-20: 0%, 21-30: 38%, 31-40: 30%, 41-50: 17%, 51-60: 12%, 60+: 3%. Make-A-Wish Foundation rates - 4.9% more female than the industry average. Most Make-A-Wish Foundation employees are 21-30, which is below the industry median age range.
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What are the top roles at Make-A-Wish Foundation?
Top roles of Make-A-Wish Foundation: Volunteer, Board Member, President and CEO, Manager, Board OF Directors. The top role at Make-A-Wish Foundation is Volunteer.
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Board Member
President and CEO
Board OF Directors

Career advancement

How does Make-A-Wish Foundation rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Make-A-Wish Foundation: low. Make-A-Wish Foundation ranks low for career advancement which is same as the industry average.
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What companies do Make-A-Wish Foundation employees go on to work at?
Future employers of Make-A-Wish Foundation: American Heart Association, Arizona State University, Boston Children's Hospital, Deloitte, EY. People who work at Make-A-Wish Foundation most typically go on to work for the American Heart Association.
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American Heart Association
Arizona State University
Boston Children's Hospital