Wilder Meals on Wheels volunteers share more than a meal.


Share your time and talent to make a difference

Wilder's work is possible because people like you generously donate their time to support our mission. If you are seeking a meaningful way to make a difference in the lives of individuals and families in need, you’ve come to the right place.

Volunteer Opportunities

We never have a shortage of volunteer opportunities. In fact, a few areas almost always have openings for volunteers: The Twin Cities Mobile Market, our Meals on Wheels program, our Center for Social Healing and our Child Development Center. Whatever you choose to do as a volunteer, you can make a tremendous impact on the people we serve.

Do you have a specific skill or experience that you want to share? We will work with you to find an opportunity that’s right for you.

Why Volunteer?

Volunteers Have Flexible Opportunities

You have a chance to work with the youth, families or older adults who are participants of our various programs and services or you can even lend a hand at our events.

Volunteer opportunities are flexible and can be done on a one-time, part-time or regular basis. You can also choose to volunteer individually or in a group.

Contribute Specific Skills and Experience

Skill-based or pro-bono volunteers also contribute their experience to a variety of projects at Wilder Foundation. We occasionally have internship opportunities within our programs and services as well.

Email volunteers@wilder.org to find an opportunity that's right for you.

Information for Current Volunteers

Thank you for sharing your time with us. Be sure to sign into Volgistics to report your volunteer hours.

Apply to Become a Wilder Volunteer

We want to make sure you are matched with a volunteer opportunity that fits your skills and interests. We provide a comprehensive application, orientation and training process to make sure you have a good experience as a volunteer.

Your first step is to fill out an application. We'll be in in touch with information about the next steps.

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