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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 email@example.com to apply by April 19.
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 […]
Help older adults with spring yardwork on Sunday, April 14, from 9:30am-2pm. Contact Sarah Levinson at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
WashU for a Sustainable Puerto Rico is an event designed to provide support to Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria and to educate the WashU community about the systemic issues that contributed to the widespread loss of power and life following the hurricanes. It will be held on Thursday, April 11 […]
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 […]
Join CHRELS (Community Development, Housing & Real Estate Law Society) on Thursday, April 4 from 12-1pm at the Law School in A-B 305 for a presentation on fair housing and landlord-tenant law from Sam Stragand. Sam is a Staff Attorney at the Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing and Opportunity Council (EHOC) and an alum of […]
GlobeMed’s 2019 Banquet will be a night filled with networking, great food, and discussion around healthcare in immigrant and refugee communities. The keynote address will be given by Jorge Riopedre, the founder of Casa de Salud. This event will take place on Friday, March 29 from 6-8pm at the Clark-Fox Forum in Hillman Hall. No […]
GlobeMed at WashU is excited to bring Dr. Samantha Nutt, one of the world’s leading experts on refugee healthcare and healthcare in conflict zones, to WashU. Dr. Nutt’s speech will be taking place on Saturday, March 30, 6:30-8:30pm in the Clark-Fox Forum in Hillman Hall. Dr. Nutt will be speaking about the challenges refugees face […]
Join KYIX and the Missouri Coalition Against Domestic Violence for a student and survivor advocacy day at the Capitol on Wednesday, April 3 to speak out against two proposed bills (HB 573 and SB 279) that would drastically change how colleges and universities handle cases of sexual misconduct. Sign up here.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
WE Day is a youth empowerment event that brings passionate young people together and facilitates an educational and fun experience through musical performances and motivational speakers. On Wednesday, April 3, WE Day Community: St. Louis will be held at the Stifel Theatre, and volunteers are needed! There are numerous volunteer teams at WE Day, and this is a great […]
Restore native habitat on the Al Foster Memorial Trail! Join the Open Space Council, a local conservation nonprofit, on Saturday, April 6 from 9am -12pm. Volunteers will remove invasive bush honeysuckle in this conservation area along the Meramec Greenway (225 Grand Avenue, Wildwood, MO 63038). Tools, gloves, snacks, and water for this event. Please wear […]
Distinguished journalist Kathy Kiely will be the keynote speaker at this year’s James C. Millstone Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, April 9 at 7pm. The topic is “Rescuing Democracy: The Role of a Free Press.” The lecture will be held in Scott Hall at the St. Louis University Law School, 100 North Tucker Blvd. A reception will […]
The LeaderShape® Institute is a four-day experience involving dialogue and self-discovery in order to build applicable leadership skills. This free experience, sponsored by Campus Life, is open to all undergraduates (including graduating seniors) and will take place in May after finals and before commencement. Applications are due Friday, March 8. Learn more and apply here.
Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective presents the premiere of Peace in the Prairie, an original performance exploring the concepts of peace and violence, juxtaposing urban life as experienced by African American people living in the city of St. Louis, Missouri and the state’s unique endangered prairie lands. Is the path towards peace through Missouri’s […]
Attend a conference on Mass Incarceration and Racial Justice. The event will be held all day on Friday, March 22 at Saint Louis University. This event is co-sponsored by SLU’s Prison Education Program and Res Philosophica. Visit the conference website for details about the program and instructions on how to complete the free registration.
Local St. Louis nonprofit is moving to a new office and seeking volunteers to help with it on Sunday, April 7 from 9am-12pm. The current office is located on South Grand near Tower Grove Park, and the organization is moving to a new office in Sunset Hills. Dolly, packed boxes, disassembled furniture, and moving vehicles […]
Attend the first Interfaith Excursion of the semester with the Center for Diversity and Inclusion. Applications are due Friday, March 29.
Facing Segregation: Housing Policy Solutions for a Stronger Society, a new book edited by WashU’s Hank Webber and Molly Metzger, addresses public policy solutions to reduce segregation. The Divided City, an urban humanities initiative, will host a discussion of the book led by the authors and other scholars on Wednesday, March 20 at 12pm in […]
We all have a story to share about why we call St. Louis home — whether we chose to stay, chose to come back, or chose it on our own. What can we learn from each other? Join Focus St. Louis for an evening of conversation and storytelling with young professionals around how to bridge […]
The University of California National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement invites applications for the 2019-2020 Fellows Program. The Fellows Program supports scholars, practitioners, students and professionals whose work raises, engages with, and/or addresses questions of free speech and civic engagement on college campuses and beyond. The Center is open to a wide and […]
If you are interested in college access work and want 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! Position Description: The College Advising Corps (CAC) is a non-profit […]
Missouri Campus Compact is teaming up with the Women’s Foundation’s Appointments Project® to close the leadership gap and encourage more women to serve in public leadership roles. Sign up for this free webinar on March 7 to learn more about this innovative initiative to empower women and increase the diversity and effectiveness of local and […]
Join the Open Space Council for the St. Louis Region, a local conservation nonprofit, for a volunteer workday to install willow stakes along the Meramec Riverbank in Lower Meramec Park (6841 Holzer Park Rd St. Louis, MO 63128) on March 9 from 9am -12pm. Willow staking is an innovative technique that helps stabilize eroding riverbanks […]
In celebration of the QuestBridge National Service Month, WashU QuestBridge Scholars Network is collecting new/gently used books from 5-6pm in Bear’s Den February 18-22. These books will be donated to the Greater St. Louis Book Fair, the largest book fair in the Midwest, whose mission is to support youth through education and literacy.
The St. Louis Area Violence Prevention Commission has a funding opportunity. Youth-led (between the ages of 15-25), neighborhood-based groups are eligible to receive a project sponsorship of up to $2,500 to address a community defined issue. Areas of focus may include youth leadership, artistic expression, neighborhood improvement, community and civic engagement, creating safe and fun […]
This ice cream social/internship fair will be a chance for students seeking opportunities for engagement in St. Louis to mingle with environmental-justice focused community organizations. Organizations will have the opportunity to deliver a pitch to students outlining their work, and open internships for the summer and/or school year. Students will have time for more casual […]
Javad Khazaeli is the only private bar attorney in America that has served in senior immigration positions in both the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Labor. Khazaeli, who previously prosecuted for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) under the Bush Administration, now helps immigrants navigate the U.S.’s evolving immigration system. He is […]
Women comprise the fastest growing segment of the U.S. prison population, and about 61% of women in prison were caring for children under eighteen at the time of their incarceration. What happens to those children when mothers go to prison? What kinds of barriers and burdens do mothers face when they are released from prison? Gender Impacts: […]
Do you want to be a change agent in the St. Louis community by helping high school students from under-served communities navigate the college-going process? The WUSTL College Advising Corps hires graduating seniors or recent alumni to be full-time college advisers. WUSTL CAC is part of the national College Advising Corps, which works to increase […]
Democracy Works believes voting should fit the way we live. To that end, the organization builds technology, such as TurboVote, for both voters and election administrators that simplifies the process and ensures that no voter should ever have to miss an election. The partnerships team within the voter engagement department recruits schools, organizations, and groups […]
Are you curious about a career in education? Making a consistent impact on young people? Continuing to move the needle on effective, sustainable, and well-rounded education in this country? Are you also looking for a meaningful and lucrative full-time career that allows you to do good in our communities? Well, Urban Teachers may be just […]
Join GlobeMed for Social Justice Week! This year’s theme centers around narratives that help us better understand the personal, human experiences surrounding various injustices throughout the world as well as what we can do to combat those injustices. We will be hosting various events that address diverse issues, so come join the dialogue of important […]
GlobeMed and ALAS will be screening the documentary Which Way Home on Tuesday, February 19, from 6-8pm in Seigle 109. Which Way Home shows the personal side of immigration through the eyes of children who face harrowing dangers with enormous courage and resourcefulness as they endeavor to make it to the United States. The film […]
The John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics is sponsoring an event entitled Welcoming the Stranger to St. Louis: Religious Responses to Recent Immigrants and Refugees on Wednesday, February 20, from 7-8:30pm in the Women’s Building Formal Lounge. We will bring together local leaders to consider current issues related to immigration and refugees with a keen […]