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Intern with The Reflect Organization

The Reflect Organization (Reflect) seeks an educated and engaged Volunteer Intern who is passionate about supporting college students’ mental wellness. The Volunteer Intern should live and breathe Reflect’s values of authenticity, allyship, self-love, and student empowerment. They should be an ambassador of Reflect’s message. The Volunteer Intern role is a 40-hour/week, unpaid volunteer position that […]

Help Assemble PPE Kits

Help pack and prepare PPE (personal protective equipment) kits for community members, organized by Dr. Laurie Punch through PrepareSTL. The team has already made thousands of kits and hopes to make thousands more over the next 3 months in efforts to educate and protect underserved minority communities that are more at risk of infection and severe […]

Apply for Clinton School of Public Service Fall 2020 Cohort

In the spirit of public service toward all impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service is launching a special admission cycle for Fall 2020 enrollment. With many programs, fellowships, and internships being suspended or postponed in recent weeks, this new admission cycle provides students and professionals the opportunity […]

Apply to be a WashU Green Ambassador

The WashU Green Ambassador (WUGA) Program is a student-managed, peer-education program supported by the Office of Sustainability that orients new students to sustainability initiatives on WashU’s campus. WUGAs play a critical role in training first year students to adopt behaviors that align with WashU’s culture of sustainability, behaviors that they will carry with them during […]

CityStudioSTL Student Awards

The CityStudioSTL Student Awards, administered through the Sam Fox School's Office of Socially Engaged Practice, are open to full-time undergraduate or graduate students who propose to continue a community collaborative project from a curricular or co-curricular experience. Awards will support students who wish to either complete a project begun in a course, or expand the project’s original […]

Apply to be an AmeriCorps VISTA with Gateway to the Great Outdoors

Gateway to the Great Outdoors is a nonprofit launched by WashU alumni Nadav Sprague (AB '17) and Ben Aiken (AB '16). The organization provides underserved students with access to environmental education, outdoor learning, and environmental stewardship. GGO is currently hiring 5 AmeriCorps VISTAs. Learn more about the open positions: —Grant Coordinator (full time, 1 year) —PR […]

Apply for Summer AmeriCorps Position with College Church Outreach

St. Francis Xavier College Church’s Outreach Program is the service and justice arm of the Catholic parish on Saint Louis University’s campus. The program is seeking a summer associate AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer to join a creative, nimble, and dedicated team. College Church’s Outreach Program provides direct assistance with Missouri State IDs and birth certificates to […]

Apply to be a Development Intern with Girls in the Know

Girls in the Know provides an educational four-week speaker series workshop led by licensed female professions delivered to pre-teen girls and the ones who love them. Support their fundraising and marketing initiatives as a Development & Marketing Intern for summer 2020. To apply, email resume to nicole@girlsintheknow.org and enter “Development & Marketing Intern” in the […]

Volunteer for Virtual Tutoring Opportunity

Learning Lodge is an volunteer organization offering free online tutoring to elementary and middle school students. COVID-19 has caused school closures around the nation, creating a great demand for at-home learning. This organization connects college students from WashU to elementary and middle school students to tutor them in math, science, English, social studies, and foreign […]

Apply to be an AmeriCorps Member with Saga Education

The worldwide pandemic has affected everyone, but low-income communities and communities of color will be hardest hit by this crisis and feel the ripple effects for months to come. With students experiencing a significant interruption in their education and lives, one thing is very clear—our students and schools will need talented people to support closing […]

Join Nationwide Student Movement to Get Out the Vote

In a time of global pandemic, the 2020 presidential election is in peril. Students can and must help protect our democracy this year. Freedom Summer 2020 gives students from universities across the nation a chance to be part of a virtual movement for voter engagement ahead of the 2020 election. Join with others in helping build […]

Submit a Story to The Facing Project: “Alone Together”

The Facing Project is a national organization that aims to create a more empathetic world through stories that inspire action. In this time of isolation, The Facing Project staff and supporters have asked themselves how, as oral historians, they can best capture this moment and continue to help people tell their stories. After much brainstorming […]