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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Friday, October 5, 2012

Santa Barbara County Make-A-Wish Volunteer Training

Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties has a critical shortage of volunteer Wish Granters in Santa Barbara County and is currently accepting volunteer applications and is hosting local training.


Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy.

Wish Granters are the heart of the Foundation and go out in teams of two to meet with the wish child and family to learn the child’s heartfelt wish. All wish granting volunteers must complete a combination of online and in-person classes. This position requires a background check. Bilingual volunteers are especially encouraged.. For more information on becoming a Wish Granter, email wishgranter@tri-counties.wish.org.

Santa Maria New Wish Granter Training (Wish Granter 101 & 201) will be held Friday, November 2, 2012, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 3, 2012, 9:00 – NOON. The deadline for registration is October 12, 2012.

Santa Barbara New Wish Granter Training (Wish Granter 101 & 201) will be held Friday, February 1, 2013, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.Saturday, February 2, 2013, 9:00 – NOON. The deadline for registration is January 11, 2013.

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