Volunteer in Schools with the Little Bit Foundation

The Little Bit Foundation works in St. Louis schools as a convener of programs and services that support district and school performance goals and address the needs of the whole child so that they can focus on their education. Students are served individually once a week in Little Bit Boutiques, designated spaces in each partner […]

Attend STL Voter Mobilization Training & Action Coordination

The ActLocal project, along with local hosts A Red Circle and Forward Together in Action, are hosting a free event on Saturday, November 16 from 9am-2pm at University United Methodist Church. The event will feature dynamic keynotes, trainings, and collaborations, plus lunch and cookies! The roster includes representatives from a wide variety of groups working on […]

Attend a Discussion about Social Security

WashU’s chapter of IGNITE is hosting Free the Facts for a discussion about Social Security on Monday, November 18, 7-9pm in Wilson 214. Learn from policy experts about how Social Security works, discuss solutions to one of the federal government’s biggest challenges, and learn about Free the Facts’ paid internships and paid Scholar Program for […]

Apply for Americorps Position with Saga Education

Saga Education is an official AmeriCorps program under the Corporation for National & Community Service (CNCS). Saga Education supports historically under-served young people by providing personalized and consistent math tutorials led by professionally trained AmeriCorps members who supplement teacher instruction and encourage students’ confidence and academic strengths. The organization currently partners with public school districts […]

Apply for Interfaith Fellows Program

WashU undergraduate students interested in interfaith engagement are invited to apply to the Interfaith Fellows program for Spring 2020. Working closely with the Director for Religious, Spiritual & Ethical Life, Interfaith Fellows will be trained in interfaith leadership skills. They will facilitate interfaith engagement opportunities for other students by planning several programs and developing peer […]

Volunteer at Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo

Wild Lights is the Zoo’s family-friendly holiday lights experience. Volunteers are needed to assist with the children’s activities, monitor fire pits as guests enjoy s’mores, and direct guests throughout the various event areas. Volunteer shifts are 4:45-8:30pm on select nights November 29-December 30. Sign up for one or more shifts here. For more information, contact […]

Volunteer at Bridge Bread Bakery to Help End Homelessness

Bridge Bread Bakery is a social business enterprise providing job opportunities to people experiencing homelessness or who are housing insecure, while educating and cultivating the bakers of tomorrow. Bakery products are distributed to area churches, hotels, restaurants, businesses, and universities. 70% of income from sales goes to bakers’ salaries, so the bakery relies heavily on […]

Apply for WUSTL College Advising Corps

Are you a graduating senior or recent WashU grad who is interested in college access work and wants to be a change agent in the St. Louis community by helping local high school students understand and navigate the college-going process? The Washington University College Advising Corps might be a great fit for you! The WUSTL […]

Register for the Socially Just Leadership Institute

The Socially Just Leadership Institute (SJLI), presented by Campus Life, is a FREE intensive co-curricular experience bridging the gaps between leadership education, professional development, and social justice engagement that is comprised of a workshop series and culminating trip to Chicago during spring break. The Institute is open to all undergrad students, regardless of identity, leadership […]

Attend Panel on Medicaid Expansion in Missouri

MedX is hosting a panel on Medicaid Expansion in Missouri on Thursday, November 14 at 7:30pm in Seigle L006. The panelists are Sidney D. Watson, J.D., of SLU Law; Timothy McBride, PhD, of Washington University’s Brown School; and Geoffrey Oliver, J.D., MPH, of Legal Services of Eastern Missouri. There will be a free pasta bar […]

Support Voting Registration Efforts as Volunteer Intern

In honor of their 40th class reunion, members of the WashU Class of 1979 launched the Spirit of ’79 Challenge. The goal of the challenge is to expand our democracy by encouraging fellow citizens to register to vote through nonpartisan efforts. Alumni from the class of ’79 are working voluntarily to visit several states over the next […]

Attend “Our Nonprofit Sector is at Risk. Does it Matter?” Presentation

Congress has slashed the budget for the IRS’s oversight of nonprofit organizations. In the wake of the cuts, Wall Street is increasingly finding ways to profit from nonprofits. What does this mean for the social sector in the United States? What can be done about it? Join the Brown School of Social Work for aspecial […]

Participate in Free Webinar: Storytelling & Communication in Global Health

Unite for Sight will be hosting a webinar featuring leading experts in storytelling and responsible communication in global health. The webinar will include guidance and advice from seven panelists, as well as ample opportunity to ask the speakers questions about communication and global health. Find out about the role of responsible storytelling in global health […]

Volunteer at Giving Voices to Children Charity Event

The Center for Hearing & Speech is a St. Louis non-profit that transforms lives through caring, personalized, and innovative programs that empower communication. The center is seeking volunteers to support with their biggest event of the year at the St. Louis Marriott Grand on Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 4-11pm or on the days leading […]

Volunteer for Images Of Grace Gala

Grace Hill Settlement House is looking for volunteers to help at their Images of Grace gala, celebrating 13 years of art created by Grace Hill families.  Volunteers are needed between 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm as greeters, to check guests in, and to assist with a live auction. If interested, please contact Delores Hardwick: dhardwick@gracehillsettlement.org

Attend “Hungry in School” Conference

The Educational Disparities Group (Harvard Club) is hosting a conference entitled “Hungry in School.” The event will be held on Thursday, October 24 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm in the Forest Park campus cafeteria of St. Louis Community College. This event is free and open to the public. It will highlight what local area schools and […]

Participate in Holidays for Heroes Card Making Event

Kick off the holiday season by making or signing cards for military service members. This event will be held on Tuesday, November 12 from 10am-1pm in DUC 276. Sponsored by the Washington University Woman’s Club, the Office of the Provost, and the Gephardt Institute.

Apply for Aspen Young Leaders Fellowship

The Aspen Young Leaders Fellowship (AYLF) identifies, cultivates, and amplifies future generations of talent to engage in the values-based leadership essential for transforming their lives and society for the better. AYLF is a place-based, multi-site program that nurtures a cadre of diverse youth committed to addressing the most compelling social, political, and scientific issues facing […]

Attend Restorative Justice Movement’s Fall Fair

Join the Restorative Justice Movement (RJM) for their fall fair. RJM is a nonprofit located in the Ville neighborhood that seeks to support healing in communities wounded by violence, addiction, and trauma. RJM facilitates regular food and clothing drives, offers free meals and festivities during significant holidays, and hosts daily recovery support groups. Attend RJM’s […]

Volunteer at the Honeysuckle Hackathon

Kirkwood will host its 3rd annual Honeysuckle Hackathon in Meramec Highlands Quarry at Dee Koestering Park (Quarry Park), October 21-26, and volunteers are needed. Kirkwood Parks’ Department has fought invasive bush honeysuckle for years. The goal for this fall’s event is eradicating it from Quarry Park, an area of approximately nine acres. Three-hour shifts are […]

Apply for the Global Impact Award

The Global Impact Award, administered by the Skandalaris Center, is designed to support inventions, products, ideas, and business models that have a broad and lasting impact on society through funding and mentoring support. Award winners will receive continued mentoring and connections to people or organizations that accelerate venture launch, leading to scalability and sustainability, and […]

Submit Work to the Creator’s Gallery

The Creator’s Gallery is an annual interdisciplinary exhibition hosted by the Skandalaris Center. It began in 2017 as a way for creators of all types, disciplines, and ages to display their work together. The gallery displays creative works of all mediums, including fine art, graphic design, photography, poetry, and more. All projects are made by […]

Attend “Sparking Prosperity for Everyone: How Asset Building Can Close the Racial Wealth Gap”

Attend a conversation on “Sparking Prosperity for Everyone: How Asset Building Can Close the Racial Wealth Gap,” held on Tuesday, October 22 from 12-2pm in Clark-Fox Forum in Hillman Hall. Featured speakers will include: Robert E. Friedman, author of A Few Thousand Dollars: Sparking Prosperity for Everyone Malik Ahmed, Chief Executive Officer, Better Family Life […]

“Fake News, Propaganda, and Misinformation: Learning to Critically Evaluate Media Sources”

A recent study by Stanford University revealed that students and professors alike have trouble navigating what information is true online. Join Melissa Vetter (Biology, Psych and PNP Librarian) and Amanda Albert (Information Literacy Coordinator) for a workshop on how to distinguish “fake news”; this event is open to students, faculty and community partners/members and it […]

Apply for a Public Health Internship at the Regional Health Commission

The St. Louis Regional Health Commission is looking for a junior or senior undergraduate student or graduate student for a part-time, fall internship (15 – 20 hours per week). The internship would be for the duration of the fall semester, with opportunity for extension into an internship during spring 2020 pending successful completion of projects. […]

Apply for St. Louis Entrepreneurial Fellowship

The Skandalaris Center is accepting applications for the inaugural cohort of St. Louis Entrepreneurial Fellows. This program is open to all WashU undergraduate students who commit to being in St. Louis for the spring 2020 semester, a 10-week summer internship, and the fall 2020 semester. The year-long program gives WashU students a chance to explore […]

Attend “James Baldwin and the Moral Crisis of American Democracy”

Join the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics for a public lecture on “James Baldwin and the Moral Crisis of American Democracy” on October 24 from 7-8:30pm in Graham Chapel. Eddie Glaude, the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University and frequent MSNBC contributor, will present this […]

Attend HER Summit: Helping Entrepreneurs Rise

Attend HER Summit: Helping Entrepreneurs Rise, an all-day event focused on community-building and empowerment among women and minority entrepreneurs, helping them rise above gender and cultural norms as they build their dream empires. The event will be held on Saturday, October 19 from 8:30am-2pm in Risa Commons.  Learn more and register here.

Attend Sunrise St. Louis Training

Sunrise St. Louis, one of the organizing groups behind the St. Louis Climate Strike, is hosting their first organizing training on October 19 and 20 at the Deaconess Foundation. Participants will… Build community among youth organizers in St. Louis Learn hard skills to run Sunrise campaigns to win a Green New Deal locally and nationally […]

Volunteer at Preschool Fall Festival

First Congregational Preschool is a non-religious, play-based preschool program that is housed in the basement of First Congregational Church in Clayton, a short walk from the South 40. The preschool is holding their annual fall festival on Saturday, October 12  from 10am-1pm. Student volunteers are needed to assist with games and activities for children ages […]

Attend TEDxWUSTL – Momentum

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. The theme of TEDxWUSTL 2019 is momentum, a theme which brings together the past, present, and future. The talks will both celebrate and reflect on our history, building on it and […]

Volunteer at Waste Stations during Chancellor Martin’s Inauguration

The Office of Sustainability has worked closely with Chancellor Martin’s team to make the inauguration ceremony a green event, with the inclusion of 4 waste stations to help and educate the WashU community about correct waste sorting. Join this effort by volunteering at a waste station! Ensure that this important event in WashU’s history sets the right […]

Apply to be an AmeriCorps Member with Saga Education

Start/End Date: Immediate – June 2021 Hours: Monday – Friday (during traditional school hours) Locations: Chicago, Washington D.C., and New York City Stipend: $20,000/ 21,000 (prorated for members who begin service after the start of the school year ) + $4,300 Segal Education Award* Who We Are: Saga Education is an official AmeriCorps program under […]

Apply to the Clinton Global Initiative University

Join President Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, and a growing community of students and alumni who have turned their ideas for improving the world into action. The Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) is looking for student leaders who are committed to take action in their community to address a pressing challenge. CGI U is seeking undergraduate […]

Apply for Americorps VISTA Position at College Church

St. Francis Xavier College Church’s Social Ministry is the service and justice arm of the Catholic parish on Saint Louis University’s campus. Social Ministry works to fill unmet needs of people experiencing poverty and homelessness, specifically through the ID and Birth Certificate Program and the Xavier Winter Inn emergency shelter. Social Ministry is seeking an […]

Attend Film Festival on Voter Suppression

This special triple feature film event will take a deep dive into voter suppression tactics and the significant impacts they have on voter participation. Films will include Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook and Suppressed: The Fight to Vote (features Stacey Abrams). The event will be held on Tuesday, October 1, 6-9pm at Galleria 6 Cinemas […]

Volunteer with Medi-Plex Hospice

Volunteers for Medi-Plex hospice increase comfort and quality of life for people who are suffering with advanced and life-limiting illnesses. Medi-Plex Healthcare Professionals is currently accepting applications for day, evening, and weekend volunteers to provide companionship for terminally ill patients. Please contact Chaplain Tim Stigers at 314-991-8808 or timothy.stigers@mediplexhhc.com to schedule an interview.

Apply for Voqal Fellowship

Voqal seeks social justice-oriented leaders, thinkers, doers, and believers who have a big idea for a new way to organize communities — for a new way to bring about equitable social change. Ideas should address a specific issue through an equity lens. Ideal candidates for the fellowship are in the early stages of idea development. […]

Attend Stories from the System – Criminal Justice Reform Education Series

Jewish Community Relations Counsel of St. Louis is partnering with Women’s Voices Raised for Social Justice and the Peace and Justice Commission of the Archdiocese of St. Louis to present “Stories from the System,” the second event in the Criminal Justice Reform Education Series. The panel, moderated by Samantha Stangl, Programs Manager of the Clark Fox […]

Dan Tokaji on New Developments in Election Law 

Join Dan Tokaji, associate dean for faculty and the Charles W. Ebersold and Florence Whitcomb Ebersold Professor of Constitutional Law at Ohio State University, at noon on September 16 in the Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom. Dan will give a lecture on “New Developments in Election Law: Gerrymandering, Voter Suppression, Money and the Uncertain Future of Democracy.” […]

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 […]