Volunteer for Smart Kids, Inc. Parade Booth

Smart Kids, Inc. will be participating in the 4th annual St. Ann Day Parade on Sunday, September 22. They are seeking volunteers to help set up (9-11am), serve (11am-3pm), and break down the booth (3-4pm). Participants will help fundraise and network with others. The booth will be set up at 4445 Ashby Road, St. Ann, […]

Volunteer at Boo at the Zoo

Join the Saint Louis Zoo as a volunteer for Boo at the Zoo, a non-scary, kid-friendly evening experience filled with activities, entertainment, treats, and fun! Volunteers will assist in the game zone, with the nightly entertainment show, and with other activities. Volunteers are needed every night from October 15-30. The shift time is 5-9pm. Volunteers […]

Volunteer for St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness 5k

St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness (SLOCA) is an organization committed to impacting ovarian cancer survivorship by promoting awareness of the early warning signs and standard of care, funding ovarian cancer research, and supporting survivors. Families Run for Ovarian Cancer, the upcoming 5K/1 mile walk/run, is a fundraiser as well as a celebration of ovarian cancer […]

Get Involved in High School STEM Education with WUSEA

WashU STEM Education Association (WUSEA) is having its first general meeting Saturday, September 14 from 3-4pm in DUC 276. Learn about and sign up to participate in local mentorship programs and join the planning committees for two national chemistry competitions. No knowledge in chemistry required! Free cookies will be provided.

Apply for GlobeMed

GlobeMed is a student-run global health non-profit, part of a national network of student organizations committed to building sustainable partnerships with community-based healthcare NGOs and initiatives across the world. The WashU chapter is partnered with Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA), working to fully fund two projects: a Youth Resource Center focused on sexual health […]

Volunteer for the Tutor Me Program with Smart Kids, Inc.

Smart Kids, Inc. is currently recruiting students to become Student Tutors for the Fall 2019 semester (September 16, 2019 – December 20, 2019) and the Spring 2020 semester (January 13, 2020 – May 08, 2019). Student tutors will provide tutoring services to K-12 students within the St. Louis city school districts. Tutors have the opportunity […]

Volunteer with Crossroads Hospice

Crossroads Hospice is seeking committed and caring members of the community to join their volunteering program. If you have an interest in spending time with patients, have special talents you would like to share, or want to lend a hand in the office, consider joining Crossroads Hospice as an Ultimate Giver. Volunteering can take less […]

Participate in Survey: Design the Future of Downtown St. Louis

To answer the question of what the coming years will bring to Downtown St. Louis, Design Downtown STL aims to create a roadmap for investments over the coming decade. This plan will be driven by input from the community and guided by a diverse group of area leaders who will serve as an Advisory Committee […]

Staff Voter Registration Table for “Senior Socialization Celebration”

Student volunteers are needed to staff a nonpartisan voter registration table for Neoly Home Care’s annual “Senior Socialization Celebration.” The event will be held on Sunday, September 1 at Carondelet Park between 10am-5pm. Over 200 Bhutanese, Nepali, Bosnian, and other refugee older adults and their families are expected to attend. Interpreters will be available. Volunteers […]

Attend Constitution Day Event

The Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series presents “Constitution Day: 2019 U.S. Supreme Court Review” on Friday, September 6 at 12pm in the Bryan Cave Courtroom (Room 310) of Anheuser-Busch Hall. Speakers will include Lee Epstein, Ethan A.H. Shepley Distinguished Professor, Washington University; Adam Liptak, Journalist, New York Times; and Greg Magarian, Thomas and Karole Green […]

Intern with Girls in the Know

Girls in the Know provides an educational speaker series led by licensed female professionals for preteen girls (ages 9-13) and the ones who love them, empowering girls to not just survive but thrive in the teen years. Girls in the Know is seeking interns for an average of 5-10 hours per week who are interested […]

Mentor for After School STEM Program

Help nurture STEM skills in young learners with Project Make-It! Project Make-It is a pilot project exploring a potential model for delivering a maker-oriented STEM curriculum in a multi-site after-school program format. Project Make-It aims to increase equitable access to fun STEM learning by offering STL youth of diverse backgrounds the opportunity to participate in […]

Attend “Bridging the Great Divide “

Join the Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ Professional Society and the Jewish Community Relations Council for a panel on “Bridging the Great Divide.” Four panelists will discuss the business, financial, and development implications of our divided region and suggest a path forward. The panel will be held on Thursday, September 5 from 5:30-7pm in Clark […]

Attend “Overcoming Political Tribalism and Recovering Our American Democracy”

Join the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics for a public conversation between Amy Chua and John Danforth on overcoming political tribalism and recovering our American democracy. Amy Chua is the John M. Duff, Jr. Professor of Law at Yale Law School and New York Times-Bestselling author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother. […]

Register for 2nd Annual Northside Trap Run

Join Young Friends of the Ville and Northside Community Housing, Inc for the 2nd Annual Trap Run on Saturday, September 7. Sign Up to run (5K), walk (1mi), or volunteer. The Northside Trap Run is St. Louis’ first hip-hop themed 5K walk/run and festival that empowers North St. Louis neighborhoods and unifies grassroots, civic, educational, commercial, and […]

Intern at the Griot Museum of Black History

The Griot Museum of Black History is seeking undergraduate and graduate interns and volunteers for the fall 2019 and spring 2020 semesters. The Griot is a fantastic learning opportunity for students interested in African American studies, public history, museums, the arts, the non-profit sector, event planning, and more. There are many ways to contribute, and students […]

Attend Campus & Community Voter Engagement Summit

The 2019 Campus & Community Voter Engagement Summit will be held Thursday, September 12th from 10am-4pm at Washington University in St. Louis. The Summit is free for all attendees with lunch and parking included. The Summit will bring together administrators, faculty, and student leaders from colleges and universities in Missouri and Illinois to explore this […]

Dan Chai, ’20, Uses Opportunity Fund to Support Immigrant Students, Build Relationships

The Community Engagement Opportunity Fund, which is in its inaugural year, supports students with high financial need who face burdensome expenses associated with their participation in community service, civic engagement initiatives, and Community Engaged Courses in the St. Louis area. This fund seeks to enable students to participate in a variety of civic engagement activities, […]

Engage STL Launches First-Year Students on Path to Civic Engagement

With the redesign of the Bear Beginnings new student orientation program, incoming first-year students have a new opportunity to get to know St. Louis and build community around shared interests through three-day Immersive Experiences. Under the new model, all first-year students will be required to participate in an Immersive Experience within the 9-day Bear Beginnings […]

Introducing the 2019 Arts as Civic Engagement Residents

Rooted in the deep traditions of the arts as a powerful means for social change, Arts as Civic Engagement is a platform for students to immerse in arts-based community engagement. In its second year, the program will support three students in a Civic and Community Arts Residency at regional arts organizations. Participants receive a $5,000 […]

2019 Ethic of Service Award Ceremony Honors Exceptional Community Members

The 16th annual Gerry and Bob Virgil Ethic of Service Award was presented to an outstanding group of honorees at a special ceremony last month, celebrating the passionate dedication of these individuals to serving the Washington University and St. Louis communities. This year’s ceremony saw a record number of attendees, with nearly 200 guests gathering […]

Recognizing Class of 2019 Civic Scholars

The Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement is proud to recognize the service and dedication of the graduating class of 2019. Civic Scholars and Ethic of Service Award recipients have received recognition on platforms across campus for the ways that they have contributed to the community and continue to show their commitment to service […]

Volunteer at Make Tracks through the Zoo Run/Walk

Join the Saint Louis Zoo and St. Louis Children’s Hospital for the 34th annual Make Tracks Through the Zoo. This course through Forest Park and the Zoo takes runners and walkers past some of the Zoo’s most scenic features. Volunteer assignments include water stations, course traffic, pathway guides, and more. The event will be held […]

Volunteer for the National MS Society’s Challenge Walk

The National MS Society – Gateway Area is hosting their annual Challenge Walk MS fundraiser that supports the search for a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. Challenge Walk is a weekend long event on June 1 and 2 where participants walk a 50k. Volunteers are needed to staff the rest stops on route through the St. […]

Participate in United Way’s Community Needs Survey

United Way of Greater St. Louis is conducting a Community Needs Survey to understand how the St. Louis region can be a better place to live, work and play. Share your vision for our community through this survey, and please share with staff, family, friends, clients, neighbors and community partners. All answers are anonymous, and the […]

Apply for a Scholarship to Attend Leadership and the American Presidency Program

The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge is excited to announce that through a partnership with the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute (RRPFI), RRPFI is able to offer exclusive, dedicated scholarships to students from ALL IN Challenge campuses to participate in the Leadership and the American Presidency (LTAP) program. WashU participates in the ALL IN […]

Apply for AmeriCorps VISTA Position as Grant Resource Coordinator for the City of East St. Louis

The City of East St. Louis works to meet the changing health, welfare, and safety needs of residents through the administration of programs and services. They are seeking a passionate individual dedicated to improving the overall quality of life for residents to serve as a full-time Grant Resource Coordinator through the AmeriCorps VISTA program. This […]

Serve as a Hospice Companion Volunteer with Hope Hospice

Hope Hospice has an ongoing opportunity for Companion Volunteers to spend time with hospice patients. Hope Hospice has patients all over the St. Louis area. Volunteers reduce isolation and brighten the lives of hospice patients. Common activities with patients include playing games, storytelling, watching TV, holding hands, and reading out loud. Training is provided. This […]

Each One Teach One Panel Focuses on Supporting Undocumented Students

The Gephardt Institute’s Each One Teach One program recently held an enrichment event on a crucial topic facing educators and administrators across the country: the educational rights of undocumented students and families and the barriers they may face in school. The panel attracted over 80 attendees, among whom were students, faculty, staff, and community members. […]

Introducing the Class of 2021 Civic Scholars

We are pleased to introduce the class of 2021 Civic Scholars cohort, who will enter the program this fall. The Civic Scholars Program provides a rigorous, in-depth curriculum for undergraduate students who exemplify strong potential for civic leadership. Sophomores are selected in a competitive merit-based process and learn together through their junior and senior years […]

“Why Do You Give?” Donors on the Importance of Blood Drives

The final University-Wide Blood Drive of the semester was held on April 3. Students, staff, and faculty came out in droves to support this important cause. Sponsored in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center and the American Red Cross, blood drives are a campus tradition that brings the community together in support of […]

Community and University Engagement Summit Deepens Dialogue, Strengthens Partnerships

On March 1, community members and stakeholders gathered for the Building Vibrant Partnerships: Community and University Engagement Summit. Energy was high as participants arrived early and began talking, laughing, and connecting with one another. By the time the event began, the room was filled with well over 180 people who shared the goal of exploring […]

Apply for the Leadership in Urban Agriculture Internship

Urban Harvest STL’s Leadership in Urban Agriculture intern program focuses on growing leadership skills and empowering individuals to engage in community development with an emphasis on urban farming. Interns will learn a variety of farming skills, participate in daily operations, and have the opportunity to participate in field trips and volunteer with our nonprofit partners. […]

Attend Pitch Partners Event on Aging

Join the Institute for Public Health for their bi-annual Pitch Partners event on Thursday, April 25, 4:30-6:30pm at the CIC@CET. This event will focus on Community-Academic Partnerships Aimed at Aging-Relevant Research. Providing older adults with the best health care calls for innovative approaches in which citizens, community organizations, health care organizations, and universities work together […]

Volunteer at the Girls on the Run St. Louis Spring 5K

The Girls on the Run St. Louis 5K is the largest 5K in Missouri, hosting thousands of participants to celebrate the culmination of our program’s season. For 10 weeks, over 6,000 girls and coaches have been training for this large goal, and on May 11, they will use their inherent skills, motivation, and drive to […]

Participate in 4theVille + STL Style T-shirt Design Competition

4theVille and STL Style are excited to announce a T-Shirt Design Competition! Over the past two years, 4theVille has grown as a community-based organization working to preserve, uplift, and celebrate the history of The Ville neighborhood. In support of future community building efforts, they are launching a merchandise line this summer. The winner of the […]

Apply for Marketing Internship for Girls in the Know

The mission of Girls in the Know, a non-profit founded in St. Louis, is to educate and empower girls, together with those who love them, by providing tools to establish a strong sense of self. GITK hosts speaker series and special events for pre-teen girls, ages 9-12, throughout the St. Louis area. They are seeking […]

Submit a Poster Abstract for Community Development Society Conference

The Community Development Society (CDS) is requesting proposals for student posters relating to community development for presentation at the 2019 Community Development Society Conference, July 14-17, in Columbia, MO. Submissions relating to the conference theme, “Community Development: Coming Home to Cultivate the Future” are encouraged, but all submissions will be given full consideration. The deadline […]

Register for Philanthropy Lab Course (L40 SOC 3920)

Do you want the opportunity to grant $25,000 to nonprofit organizations through a course? Learn about the sociological and historical roots of philanthropy, as well as best practices in philanthropy. Use the theory and skills you learn to research, solicit funding proposals, vet, and select organizations to fund. Register for L40 SOC 3920! The course […]

Attend UN Climate Conference

Interested in how the United Nations is responding to climate change? Want to observe world leaders negotiate at a diplomatic forum and interact with experts on how business, science, and policy relate to climate change? Apply to join WashU’s delegation to attend a UN climate conference in Fall 2019 or Spring 2020! Previous experience in […]

Apply for Interfaith Excursion: South Asian Faith Traditions

Join the Center for Diversity & Inclusion for this semester’s second Interfaith Excursion, a half-day program exploring different faith approaches to community and social justice throughout the St. Louis region. Students of all backgrounds are invited to come with us to meet with the Council on American-Islamic Relations and St. Louis’ Hindu temple. The excursion […]

Help Program Salesforce for an Affordable Housing Non-Profit

Lutheran Development Group is a nonprofit that develops affordable housing. The organization needs help programming their Salesforce platform to track contact with residents, distribution of rental funds, and other activities. This is a great opportunity for anyone with strong computer skills. Contact Jenna Hampton at jenna.hampton@wustl.edu to apply by April 19.

Volunteer as a 5K Volunteer with Let Me Run – St. Louis

Give back to St. Louis area youth and enjoy a ball game on us! Let Me Run inspires 4th-8th grade boys through running to be courageous enough to be themselves, to build healthy relationships, and to live an active lifestyle. At the end of the Spring season, the boys, coaches, and the St. Louis community […]

Apply for McNair Summer Research Internship Program

The McNair Scholars Program at SLU (SLU McNair) is accepting applications from current sophomores and juniors for its 2019 Summer Research Internship Program. Eligible first-generation, Pell-eligible and underrepresented students attending Washington University are welcome to apply. The program, which will run from June 3 – July 26, will enable students to conduct an original research […]

Intersections of Social Justice Online Learning Opportunity

Intersections of Social Justice, taught and created by the Center for Social Justice at Georgetown University, is a global fieldwork credit-bearing opportunity for undergraduates to apply social justice theories to real world issues with community-based organizations. The reflection and coursework attempts to wrap-around students’ lived experiences as interns, volunteers, or in work placements and be […]

Join the STL PrideCenter Helpline as a Volunteer

Interested in improving the lives of LGBTQIA+ folks in St. Louis by connecting them to identity-affirming resources? Join the PrideCenter Helpline as a volunteer! Free training, meals, and metro passes will be provided over the summer. Volunteers gain valuable helpline work experience, peer counseling skills, and crisis intervention techniques. You also join a supportive, empowering […]

Apply for Summer Internship at CDF Freedom Schools Programs

Deaconess Foundation will sponsor a network of Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools programs for children in grades K-5 in the St. Louis region. The seven-week program provides summer enrichment around five essential components: high-quality academic enrichment, parent and family involvement, civic engagement and social action, intergenerational leadership development, and nutritional, physical, and mental health. Enrichment […]

Volunteer at WUSTL Chemistry Tournament

After a successful three-year history, the Washington University Chemistry Tournament (WUCT) will return to campus on Saturday, April 6. WUCT is a chemistry competition for high school students, created and managed by a group of undergraduates at Washington University in St. Louis. It has become increasingly popular and draws over 300 students and coaches from […]