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Wish Coordinator

Make-A-Wish Illinois
Chicago, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Job Summary: Responsible for the coordination and execution of logistics for wishes. Ensures accuracy, cost-effectiveness and timeliness standards are maintained for all wish arrangements.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Arranges travel, lodging, nursing care and medical equipment as needed for wish trips, ensuring safety, quality and cost standards are met
  • Researches and secures resources for non-travel wishes
  • Builds and maintains in-kind donor and vendor relationships
  • Liaises with health care providers to obtain medical approval for wishes
  • Prepares and sends wish materials including paperwork letters, brochures and itineraries
  • Enters wish information into databases and monitors quality
  • Assists with wish file organization and monthly closeout
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor


  • Strong attention to details and deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational skills/ability to prioritize
  • Ability to calmly handle pressure situations
  • Strong customer service skills

Preferred Education & Experience:

  • Spanish fluency
  • 1 - 2 years related work experience in travel planning, hospitality, care coordination or Bachelors degree


Make-A-Wish Illinois offers full-time employees comprehensive medical and dental benefits along with excellent time off, flexible schedules, a hybrid workplace, a 403(b) retirement plan, life and disability insurance and outstanding professional development opportunities.

Make-A-Wish Illinois


Chicago, IL


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