Wonder Connection has three different types of volunteer positions. We are looking for adult volunteers to:

  1. Use hands-on science and nature activities to bring joy to individual pediatric patients aged 4-18 at UNC Children’s Hospital during the work week. This requires a 75+ hour commitment each year.

  2. Facilitate hands-on science and nature activities for outpatients and their families two Wednesday evenings a month. This requires a 30+ hour commitment.

  3. Help us with random office tasks in the office on Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays during the work day. We also may have tasks that can be completed offsite with some instruction. This requires a 10+ hour commitment.

Volunteer Application Process:

  1. Apply online (form below).

  2. Send your resume/cv and one letter of reference specific to the volunteer position you are applying for to Andrew@wonderconnection.org *This is not required for those applying to help with random office tasks.

  3. Interview with Wonder Connection Staff

  4. Various forms are required (including background check)

  5. An additional application, forms, and training process is required for volunteering at UNC Hospitals (position 1 as listed above).

If you have questions, please contact

Andrew Torlage


919 249 8404

Here is our online volunteer application.

Type of Volunteering Position
Let us know what type of volunteer position you want to sign up for. You may choose more than one.
Name *
Phone (best # to reach you)
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Best Method of Contact
Please list three non-family members' name, phone number, and email.