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Become A Volunteer

Join Make-A-Wish® Eastern NC!

A wish come true helps children feel stronger, more energetic, more willing and able to battle their life-threatening medical conditions. For many of them, it marks a turning point in their fight against their illnesses.

Volunteering is a great way to help. We invite you to share the power of a wish® whether you can give a few hours each month or a few days each year. Our chapter volunteers are part of a nationwide network of 35,000 caring people dedicated to making wishes come true.
You can help make the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions come true in your local community when you become a volunteer for Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina. Our mission is only possible with the dedication of our volunteers.

Steps to Volunteer

All volunteers are asked to meet a series of requirements before becoming an active volunteer, including completing the volunteer application, attending a training session and submitting to relevant background checks. 

STEP 1 - Volunteer Application 

Click the link to the right to get started with the application! Please complete and return our Volunteer Application to the chapter office via mail:

Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina 
Attn: Volunteer Program 
3809 Computer Drive, Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27609

STEP 2 – Take On-Line Training Courses

You will then take a series of on-line training courses which you can complete from the comfort of your own home. 

STEP 3 - Background Check

Due to the nature of our work, select volunteer positions must successfully complete a criminal background check every 3 years. Once your application is completed and returned to us, you will be walked through the background check screening process. 

STEP 4 - Attend a Training Session

You will then register for one of our informational training sessions. You'll receive information regarding date, time and location after the first three steps have been completed. 

STEP 5 - Get Involved!

After the completion of all 4 steps – you will be ready for your first volunteer assignment.  We look forward to working with you!


Our team is happy to answer questions or address any concerns you may have. Please email or call 919-821-7111.

Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina
3809 Computer Drive
Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 821-7111
Toll Free (800) 432-9474