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COVID-19 UPDATE: Masking is currently optional for volunteers doing outdoor work, and strongly encourage for indoor work.  We will continue to distance indoors and outdoors.

All opportunities are currently listed on our Hands on Atlanta page, where you may sign up. 

Court-Ordered Service


Looking to fill court-ordered service hours?

The Wylde Center accepts court-ordered volunteers on a case-by-case basis. Prior approval is required.

Potential volunteers must provide written
documentation from the court, probation officer, or their attorney stating the specifics of the offense.

Please send this documentation to or fill out our Court Ordered Service Application Below.

How To Volunteer

With many regular service opportunities, we welcome your help and encourage you to DIG IN! Volunteer opportunities are available in our gardens, the plant sale, or during one of our special events. 

All opportunities are currently listed on our Hands on Atlanta (below) where you may sign up. You can also sign up to receive monthly volunteer opportunities in your inbox, and let us know you're interested by taking our volunteer survey!

Ways to Volunteer at Wylde Center

Please Note: We recommend water, bug repellent, sunscreen, closed-toe shoes, and appropriate work clothes when working in the garden. If there is a Health Advisory Warning, we advise that seniors and youth do not volunteer with us outdoors. If it is precipitating heavily or below 35 degrees, the workday will be canceled.


Who Are Our Volunteers?

Part of what we love about our volunteers is developing relationships with folx from our rich, diverse, Atlanta and Decatur communities. Please see below for some specific information about volunteering with us.

Sign up here to receive monthly information about ways to donate your time to a Wylde Center project.

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Volunteer Experience
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Ensuring the comfort and safety of our staff and volunteers is our top priority. If you have felt anything but safe and welcome in our space, or if you have suggestions on things we could do better, please reach out to us at