HomeFeel-Good/EventsMake-A-Wish volunteer online training session tonightMake-A-Wish volunteer online training session tonightWed, September 8, 2021 by wcednewsSHARE NOW Punxsutawney, PA – The Make-A-Wish regional office in Punxsutawney is hosting an online volunteer training via Zoom tonight at 5:30 p.m. To become a wish volunteer, individuals must be at least 21 years of age, pass a criminal background check and attend a training session.***Punxsutawney, PA – Children who are living with critical illnesses need the transformational power of a wish. Make-A-Wish needs local residents to make it happen by volunteering their time and compassion to assist with fulfilling wishes.The Make-A-Wish regional office in Punxsutawney is hosting an online volunteer training via Zoom on Wednesday, September 8, at 5:30 p.m.As members of “wish teams,” volunteers are the faces of Make-A-Wish in their local communities.Working together, the “wish team” is assigned to a child in their area, meets with the family and aids in determining the most suitable wish for the child.To become a wish volunteer, individuals must be at least 21 years of age, pass a criminal background check and attend a training session.The Punxsutawney regional office is currently looking for new volunteers in the following counties: Blair, Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, McKean and Potter.To RSVP to the virtual training on September 8, please visit http://wish.org/greaterpawv/pxytraining-rsvp.There are few experiences more powerful than making a wish come true.Join the community. Experience a wish. Make a life-changing impact, and transform lives – one wish at a time.For more details, please contact Tasha Huey at [email protected] or 814.938.8888.For those who are unable to commit to becoming a volunteer at this time, please consider donating to help grant local wishes at http://wish.org/greaterpawv/donate-punxsy-pr.# # #ABOUT MAKE-A-WISHMake-A-Wish® Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia is a nonprofit organization that creates lifechanging wishes for children, aged 2 ½ to 18, with critical illnesses. Currently, the local chapter is one of the most active in the country, having fulfilled nearly 20,000 wishes. For more information, please call Make-A-Wish at 800.676.9474 or visit wish.org/greaterpawv.