Merrick, Inc., will be closed on Thursday, November 24, and Friday, November 25, in recognition of Thanksgiving. Normal hours will resume on Monday, November 28.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Pet Therapy
  • Holiday Party
  • Sewing

Looking for ways to volunteer? Citizens of the greater Twin Cities area have been a valuable source of support of our mission for almost 50 years. As a volunteer at Merrick you can be involved as much or as little as you desire. It all depends on what fits with your goals, expertise, interest, and time available. Believe us – we are grateful for any time you choose to share! Our volunteers come from all over the Twin Cities area to lend a hand to a mission they believe is purposeful (and we couldn’t do what we do without them).

How Can I Volunteer?

When you are generous enough to share your time with us here at Merrick we think it’s only right that we’re flexible with how you are engaged. We have opportunities at our Day Support Service program in North St. Paul and in support of our events. We like to think that we are one of the most flexible volunteer opportunities available and would love to find a way to help you shine within our organization.

Volunteer Opportunities Include:

  • Activity (on- or off-site)
  • Advocacy
  • Artistic
  • Board of Trustees
  • Clerical
  • Committees (event)
  • Friendship
  • Fundraising Events
  • Internship
  • Mentors
  • Musical
  • Pet Therapy

Rewards of Volunteering Include:

  • Attaining new skills
  • Creating new friendships
  • Exploring career options
  • Fulfilling internship requirements
  • Giving something back to your community
  • Having fun
  • Self-fulfillment
  • Sharing personal interests
  • Utilizing current skills



Get Started

We would love to hear from you and help you find the most meaningful option. We’re truly grateful that you want to volunteer – the entire Twin Cities region becomes an even greater community when we share our time and talents.

For more information about volunteering at Merrick please contact:

Karen Herrera
Development and Communications Director
(651) 789-6202
KarenH@MerrickInc.org