Meals on Wheels recipient Ron Walcheski with volunteer Steven Jones


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Wow, 150+ volunteers and interns contributed over 11,900 hours last year to support Wilder’s mission to improve lives today and for generations to come! 

I volunteer, therefore I am.

Volunteering at Wilder is rewarding, impactful and flexible: choose to volunteer in-person or online and choose to volunteer on a one-time, part-time or regular basis depending on the opportunities. You have a chance to work with children, older adults and families who are receiving or participating in services and programs, lend a hand at our community and fundraising events, or work directly with Wilder staff. Internship opportunities are sometimes available within our programs and services as well.

Whatever you choose to do as a volunteer, help create a lasting, positive change for the families and communities we serve in Saint Paul and beyond.



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Wilder's volunteer opportunities can also be found on Once you create an account on VolunteerMatch, you will have access to volunteering positions at Wilder as well as around the community.


It also encourages me to make a bigger effort with other people and communities in my life as I, once again, remind myself that the little things we do for each other really do matter.

Kai Miller, Wilder Volunteer, Center for Social Healing

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Volunteer with Your Skills & Experience

Volunteers also contribute their skills and experience to a variety of projects at Wilder. Complete our online form below or send an email to We will contact you to learn about your volunteering interests and the skills you want to contribute to support our mission.

Examples of skills Wilder volunteers have offered over the years:

  • Creative or Technical Writing
  • Data Entry or Database Management
  • Project Management
  • Event or Strategic Planning
  • Program Evaluation
  • Bilingual/Multilingual Skills
  • Volunteer Outreach
  • Creative Arts (Painting, Drawing, Sketching)
  • Music (Guitar, Piano, Singing)
How would you like to volunteer? (Select all that apply)
How did you hear about volunteering with Wilder? (Select all that apply)

A huge shout out to Wilder's 2022 volunteers and interns for joining our mission this year!

Intern at the Wilder Foundation

Wilder works closely with schools, universities and colleges to fulfill student intern needs. If we have internships open for recruitment, we will list those below. For specific practicum or field experience needs, please speak to your student advisor or contact Career Services in your school.

Woman with mask standing behind tub of frozen meals used for Wilder Meals on Wheels

As a Wilder volunteer, you help create a lasting, positive change for the families and communities we serve in Saint Paul and beyond. Thank You!

Report Your Volunteer Hours

Thank you for sharing your time with us! Please report your volunteer hours by signing into Volgistics. 

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