Discover & Nominate
Help find and nominate deserving seniors for wish fulfillment.
Share & Inspire
Learn about deserving seniors and share their inspirational life stories.
Help Grant Wishes
Pitch in and get creative in helping a wide range of wishes come true.
Have Fun & Make Friends
Enjoy joining other volunteers in this fun and rewarding program.
Volunteer from Home
Brighten up Valentine’s Day for older adults in your community. Since 2014, Wish of a Lifetime has organized a national movement that empowers volunteers across the United States to spread love on Valentine’s Day through delivering a rose to an older adult or decorating postcards that Wish of a Lifetime will send to older adults across the nation. Volunteers can participate in three ways:
Volunteer from Home
The Validation Committee is an integral part of Wish of a Lifetime’s wish assessment and fulfillment process. As a committee member volunteers play a key role in determining which wishes are granted and help the organization stay focused and mission oriented. Volunteers are responsible for participating in validation calls, reviewing wishes, and providing recommendations for wish granting based on Wish of a Lifetime criteria.
Wish of a Lifetime is currently looking for a select group of passionate volunteers to take leadership in Wish of a Lifetime’s 2021 initiatives and beyond. This position will connect with Wish of a Lifetime staff on a regular and as-needed basis and will be empowered to recruit, organize, train, and support their own network of volunteers. Volunteer Leads may opt in to work with a specific volunteer opportunity or to support volunteers in other opportunities. Volunteer leads can anticipate guidance, training and mutual support from Wish of a Lifetime staff and will be asked to make a multi-year commitment.
Location: Be a Wish Ambassador in your city today!
Wish Ambassadors help support Wish of a Lifetime’s mission to shift the way society views and values our oldest generations by fulfilling seniors’ dreams and sharing their stories to inspire those of all ages through the entire wish process. Wish Ambassadors will play a major role in nominating older adults in their community with assistance from the National Field team. To source a wish, a volunteer will:
You will enjoy making wishes come true for deserving 65-plus adults and inspiring others with their stories. This feel-good role works closely with Wish of a Lifetime’s Wish Fulfillment team and within the community to find and nominate older adults to have their life-enriching wishes granted.