Make A Wish Australia, Children's Charity - member of staff Sarah with her dog Humphrey


At Make-A-Wish, we're on a mission to create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Together, our volunteers, staff and supporters make the impossible possible!

Teamwork makes the dream work

Behind every child's wish is a team of dedicated specialists, committed to working together with our amazing supporters to make the impossible possible.

Our teams include:

  • Wish team - responsible for wish design, production and operations, including family engagement
  • Partners & Supporters team - responsible for community fundraising and events plus individual giving, business partnerships and philanthropy programs
  • Volunteer Programmes - responsible for engaging and supporting our Australia-wide volunteer network
  • Supporter Engagement - responsible for assisting regular givers, fundraisers and donors
  • Marketing, Digital & Engagement - responsible for our brand, marketing and PR activities
  • Finance - responsible for our budget and reporting
  • Technology & Infrastructure - responsible for our digital platforms, business data and information

You can also find out more about our Board.

Current vacancies

> Digital Fundraising Specialist

  • We are excited to be recruiting for a dedicated and enthusiastic Digital Fundraising Specialist to join our team.
  • Melbourne

Volunteer positions available

If we're not hiring for your dream job at the moment, consider joining us a volunteer! It's a great way to develop new skills, meet like-minded people and help seriously ill kids across Australia.

There are many different ways to lend your time to help make wishes come true.

Where we work

Make-A-Wish Australia's headquarters are in Cremorne (Richmond), a diverse and creative business hub 2km south-east of Melbourne's CBD.

We have a handful of roles in other major cities, supporting our business partners, wish operations and around 60 volunteer branches which are based all over the country.

Make-A-Wish Australia is proud to be a child-safe organisation

Our application and interview process includes background checks to ensure all staff and volunteers share our values and commitment to child safety.

See our Child Safeguarding policy