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Frequently Asked Questions

What Type of Training do Volunteers Receive?

All volunteers are required to attend our General Volunteer Orientation session in order to better understand the organization and their role as a volunteer. Additional training is also mandatory for the role of a Wish Granter as it is one of our most demanding volunteer opportunities we offer.

Do you have volunteer positions that aren’t emotionally demanding?

Some people would like to help because they relate to our mission, but would prefer little or no direct involvement with the families. The roles that might be the most appropriate for these individuals are Special Events, Airport Greeters and Office help. All our volunteer positions contribute equally to our mission, and bring joy to children with life-threatening medical conditions and their families.

Do I have to live in Vegas?

No. Though most wishes are granted in the metro areas of the state, we still need help in all out-lining counties we oversee. As you complete your volunteer application, please note if you are willing to travel outside of the city you live. We appreciate this as we do not currently have a Make-A-Wish® representative in each county.

Volunteer Fair Dates

Saturday, January 14th 11AM-12:15PM
Monday, January 23rd 12PM-1:15PM
Saturday, February 18 11AM-12:15PM
Monday, February 27 12PM-1:15PM
Saturday, March 4th 11AM-12:15PM
Wednesday, March 22nd 6PM-7:15PM
Monday, April 10th 1PM-2:15PM
Saturday, April 22nd 10AM-11:15AM

Sign up for a Volunteer Fair today!

Wish Granter Training Dates

Friday, January 20th 10AM-2PM
Saturday, February 4th 10AM-2PM
Sunday, March 5th 10AM-2PM
Saturday, April 29th 10AM-2PM
Friday, May 12th 10AM-2PM
Monday, June 12th 10AM-2PM

Sign up for a Wish Granter training today!

Make-A-Wish® Southern Nevada
9950 Covington Cross Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89144
(702) 212-9474