Share your time and talent to make a difference in our community


Volunteering at Wilder is rewarding, impactful and flexible. You can volunteer in-person or remotely and choose to join us on a one-time, short-term, or regular basis. You may volunteer with children, older adults and families who are participating in services and programs, lend a hand at our community and fundraising events, or work on projects directly with Wilder staff. Internship opportunities may be available as well.

You can help create a lasting, positive change for the families and communities we serve in Saint Paul and beyond. Browse current openings below or contact Paige Stein in Volunteer Services at or 651-280-2460 for more information.

Volunteer Highlight

Wilder Meals on Wheels Volunteers

Person delivering Meals on Wheels to a recipient

Due to an influx of over 50 new recipients, we have several openings for weekly or substitute volunteers in the Midway, Frogtown and surrounding areas.

Volunteer solo, with a friend or family member, or with a work or community group to deliver meals. Join us to address food insecurity and support the well-being and independence of your neighbors. Shifts take about 1.5 hours on weekday mornings.

Learn more and sign up.


Start Volunteering at Wilder Now

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.


Report Your Volunteer Hours

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

“For me, the coolest part is building relationships and getting to know people and just hearing about their lives.”

Asha (at left), volunteer with Wilder Healthy Aging and Caregiving Services

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Volunteer with Your Skills & Experience

Volunteers 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.

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Intern at Wilder

Wilder typically recruits for interns on a semester schedule for the fall, spring, and summer, but some departments are limited to making internship placements once per year. If we have internships open for recruitment, we will list those below. Internships are often available related to our Child Development Center, Community Mental Health & Wellness, and Healthy Aging & Caregiving Services.

Current Internship Openings

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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!

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