FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Home > Get involved > Volunteer > Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do I have to be involved in wish granting?
A: Being a part of the wish granting process is a very rewarding part of being a Kanner Wonsch® Luxembourg volunteer. However, Kanner Wonsch® respects the rights of volunteers not to participate in wish granting if they choose not to.

Q: Who can be a Kanner Wonsch® volunteer?
A: To be eligible to volunteer you must be 18 years of age or older.

Q: How much time would I need to commit?
A: As a volunteer for Kanner Wonsch® you decide how much time you can commit. Many of our volunteers also have work, family and social commitments. Kanner Wonsch® is grateful for any time volunteers can give. However, we do ask, where possible, that you to attend our monthly meetings. Other time commitments depend on the number of fundraising activities and wishes we are currently working on.

Q: What skills do I need to be a Kanner Wonsch® volunteer?
A: There are no specialist skills required to be a Kanner Wonsch® volunteer. All we ask is that you have a genuine passion to make a real difference and have empathy for children and young people with a life-threatening medical condition, and their families. However prior fundraising, event management, administrative, public relations or project management skills are a bonus!

Q: Are Kanner Wonsch® volunteers required to undergo any special checks?
A: As we are a children's charity our work involves children and sensitive information; this is why all volunteer positions require a criminal background check. All volunteers are required to submit an original copy of their Casier Judiciare. In order to ensure the best experience possible, we require all potential volunteers to undergo an assessment and review by our team.

Q: Do I need to take on an office role to be a Kanner Wonsch® volunteer?
A: No, you can be a general Kanner Wonsch® volunteer and assist with fundraising and wish granting activities. However, if you are interested in taking on a specific role, please email us at info@wonsch.lu.

Q: Is training provided for Kanner Wonsch® volunteers?
A: We provide guidance for new volunteers. WISH training for volunteers is provided on an ad hoc basis when the need arises. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Kanner Wonsch® Luxembourg ASBL


Phone: +352-314.595
Fax: +352-314.596

Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/kannerwonschasbl/

EMERGENCY Phone: +352-661-629.629

Registre de Commerce et des Sociétés F 9293
Service du Répertoire général des Personnes:
2012-61-03159


BANK: Banque et Caisse d'Epargne de l'Etat 
BIC: BCEELULL
IBAN: LU20-0019-3755-7632-7000

Newsletter
Receive our digital newsletter.
21
Wishes
granted