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Bilingual Program Coordinator

Summary: Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses throughout LA County. One of 60 national chapters, Make-A-Wish Greater LA has reached over 10,000 children throughout Los Angeles since its inception 35 years ago. For more information, visit www.la.wish.org or see us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. 

This position is responsible for: managing referrals, medical eligibility paperwork and the administration of wish assists for Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles. Incumbents may be required to perform other job-related tasks in addition to those specifically presented in this description.

Reports to: Director, Community Engagement

Responsibilities:Act as Make-A-Wish liaison with local medical community.

  • Manage referral intake, eligibility, and data management related to new referrals.
  • Track status of outstanding medical eligibility paperwork and conduct follow-up calls.
  • Update database upon receipt of medical eligibility paperwork.
  • Generate and mail letters of ineligibility. 
  • Contact wish families for welcome calls. Collect and record information accurately in database. 
  • Update, assemble, and send welcome packets.
  • Maintain positive working relationships with staff, volunteers, doctors, social workers, wish families, and donors. 
  • Create wish children records in The Raiser’s Edge.
  • Create hard copy files for each child.
  • Create itineraries. 
  • Asist with wish requests.
  • Assist with monthly internal newsletter
  • Send out vendor “thank you” notes post wish. 
  • Duties as assigned.

Requirements:
  • BA/BS or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write fluently in English and Spanish.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.
  • Phone experience required.          
  • Data entry experience required.    

Candidate Profile:
The ideal candidate possesses a passionate commitment to our mission and would have:
  • Able to manage and prioritize multiple tasks effectively.
  • Proven record of high-quality customer service.
  • Ability to follow and share internal procedures and requirements.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and communication skills.
  • Detailed and well organized.
  • Able to successfully work in a collaborative, team-oriented organization.

Interested applicants should email cover letter and resume to:  ue@yn.jvfu.bet                 

Coordinator, Corporate Alliances

Summary:  Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Coordinator, Corporate Alliances is responsible for identifying, cultivating, and stewarding corporate partnerships throughout Los Angeles County to achieve established financial goals for Make-A-Wish® Greater Los Angeles (MAWGLA) Chapter.  In addition, the Coordinator, Corporate Alliances serves as a liaison to Make-A-Wish America’s National Corporate Alliances and National Corporate Sponsorships teams, partnering on opportunities that involve our network of chapters throughout the U.S. and plays an integral role in MAWGLA’s overall fundraising team.  In addition, the Coordinator assists the programs department in identifying and soliciting in-kind donations in support of wish granting.


Reports To: Chief Development Officer


Responsibilities:

  • Manage activation and deliverables for a comprehensive partnership program that bundles a myriad of Chapter sponsorship opportunities, including local and national campaigns
  • Creation of sponsorship packages – event specific and general - tailored to meet the needs of the prospective corporate partners
  • Maintain regular contact with the national office Corporate Alliances and Corporate Sponsorship teams to effectively manage local activation of national campaigns
  • Maintain an annual corporate donor recognition program
  • Interface with the Make-A-Wish donor network to leverage their corporate contacts/introductions
  • Work closely with internal marketing staff to develop collateral or sales tools, broadcast media opportunities, social media advertising, as well as other publicity targets
  • Communicate activities and contact information regularly and frequently through timely recording of information in Raiser’s Edge and other assigned methods
  • Work with staff leadership in developing assigned event budgets and timelines
  • Participate in staff and volunteer meetings representing objectives and needs for assigned duties
  • Support Development team efforts as assigned
  • Utilize Raiser’s Edge to manage and track all areas of donor moves management and fundraising 
  • Provide reports on prospect and donor management and results on a regular basis, defined by leadership

Qualifications:

  • 1 - 3 years’ non-profit fundraising experience (donor identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship) or sales
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Strong understanding and comfort level in corporate marketing, social media, and event coordination
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to engage donors through Make-A-Wish’s inspirational mission
  • Initiative-taker, highly organized and detail-oriented with the ability to work independently and effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to effectively manage time and work priorities
  • Superior presentation skills
  • Professional and polished image with a comfort in dealing with all levels of donors
  • Self-motivated and strong ability to multi-task
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Access, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook) and fundraising database management skills, preferably Raiser’s Edge

Candidate Profile:

The ideal candidate possesses a passionate commitment to our mission and would have:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Self-starter with ability to work effectively individually as well as being strong team player
  • High level of discretion in dealing with sensitive financial information
  • Professional, polished image with a comfort in dealing with all levels of donors
  • Initiative-taker, highly organized and detail oriented with the ability to work independently and effectively in a team environment
  • Interest in learning new skills and stretching outside the box
  • Ability to listen effectively
  • Highly organized and detail oriented with ability to multi-task
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills 
  • Proactive and goal oriented with strong decision-making skills

All can apply by emailing cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: ue@yn.jvfu.bet


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Contact Make-A-Wish Greater LA

telephone
310-788-WISH (9474)
800-322-WISH (9474)
Fax: 310-785-9474
vasb@yn.jvfu.bet or contact a staff member directly.
MAILING ADDRESS
11390 W. Olympic Boulevard, Ste. 300,
Los Angeles, CA 90064




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