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Become a wish granter

As a member of a wish team, wish granters meet with the family, help the wish child determine the wish, provide wish enhancements and act as a liaison between Make-A-Wish South Dakota staff and the wish family during the wish process.


volunteers_polinaTo become a wish granter, you must:

  • Be a minimum of 18 years old
  • Complete the new volunteer on-boarding process that includes:
    • Online Make-A-Wish Volunteer Orientation training
    • Application forms
    • Criminal background check
    • Interview
    • In-depth wish granter training

Read full wish granter job description

Wish granter training sessions have been scheduled for:

  • Sioux Falls:  Saturday, October 27, 2018, 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CST (in-person)
  • Online: Thursday, November 15, 2018, 6:00-9:00 p.m. CST (virtual instructor-led)

For more information about becoming a wish granter and training, please contact:

Kerry Pollema
Volunteer & Outreach Director
xcbyyrzn@fbhguqnxbgn.jvfu.bet
605.335.8000
800.640.9198

I absolutely love getting to meet new people and learning their stories. I am inspired down to the core by each and every wish kid I have met. ”

— Lacey, wish granter and wish sister

Volunteer Contact

Kerry Pollema
Volunteer & Outreach Director
1400 West 17th Street 
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Phone: 605.335.8000 
Fax: 605.335.8002 
Email: xcbyyrzn@fbhguqnxbgn.jvfu.bet

Make-A-Wish® South Dakota
1400 West 17th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 335-8000
Toll Free (800) 640-9198
Make-A-Wish® South Dakota, Black Hills Office
14 Saint Joseph St. Suite 302
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 791-4500
Toll Free (800) 640-9198