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Become a Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties. To become a volunteer, please read and complete the three steps below.

We have six volunteer positions available for adults: Wish Granter, Community Representative, Office Assistant, Board Member, Intern and Special Event Volunteer.

Our volunteer application process is as follows:

Part 1: Application

Get started here!

Download our volunteer application and conflict of interest form

Please feel free to submit you application at any time. We will contact you when we have a class scheduled in your area.

Part 2: Online and Training Enrollment

All volunteers must take online classes before attending any training.

Once you have completed part 1 and a class becomes available you will be notified to take the online training. At that time will be given a username and password to access those classes. After you have the online classes completed you can enroll in training by e-mailing the volunteer coordinator with the name and location of the class.

Wish Granters

New Wish Granters attend Wish Granter 101 in the area nearest their home. Experienced Wish Granters attend Wish Granting 201 annually.

Wish Granter Training:

Wish Granter 201 Ventura County
 Friday, TBD
 5:00-9:00 p.m.
Wish Granter 101 Ventura County
 Saturday, TBD
 8:00 a.m.-Noon
Wish Granter 201  Santa Barbara County
 Friday, TBD
 5:00-9:00 p.m.
Wish Granter 101
Santa Barbara County
 Saturday, TBD
 8:00 a.m.-Noon
Wish Granter 201
San Luis Obispo County
 Friday, TBD
 5:00-9:00 p.m.
Wish Granter 101
San Luis Obispo County
 Saturday, TBD
 8:00 a.m.-Noon

**Wish Granter 101 is for all NEW Wish Granters**

**Wish Granter 201 is UPDATE training for all Current Wish Granters**

Community Representative
New Community Reps attend Community Rep 101 in the area nearest their home. Experienced Community Reps do not need to be retrained annually but are welcome to attend for a refresher. Classes are 2 hours. Times are to be determined. 

Community Rep 101 Ventura County TBD 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Community Rep 101 Santa Barbara County  TBD 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Community Rep 101 San Luis Obispo County TBD 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Office Assistant 

Training will take place in the office once your application is reviewed and an opportunity becomes available.

Part 3: Background Checks

Once the steps above are completed you will receive an email to conduct your background check. This email is sent out 1-2 weeks before each training.

You must complete your background check within 2 weeks of receiving the email. There is a $26.03 fee for this background check and is valid for a maximum of 3 years. 

Note: You may not use a background check from another organization. 

For more information please contact our volunteer coordinator.

Volunteer Contact

If you have any questions or for more information on how to get involved with Make-A-Wish® Tri-Counties, please contact our volunteer coordinator

Laura Corsello
Program Intern
Direct: 805.826.1183
Office: 805.676.9474
Fax: 805.850.0168

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Make-A-Wish® Tri-Counties
4001 Mission Oaks Blvd.
Suite F
Camarillo, CA 93012
(805) 676-9474