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Apply to 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 […]

Apply for the Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship

The Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship immerses talented, emerging leaders from across the country in the work of Cleveland’s public sector, providing them an opportunity to develop their skills, enhance their networks, and jumpstart a career in public service. College graduates who earned their undergraduate degrees between spring 2017 and spring 2019 are eligible to […]

Apply to be a Program Assistant with the College Prep Program

The College Prep Program is an immersive, on-campus learning experience at Washington University for St. Louis area talented, yet under-resourced high school students. Incoming scholars live on campus for two weeks the summer after freshman year and three weeks the summers after sophomore and junior year. College Prep scholars also attend workshops, lectures, and campus […]

Apply for Service-Learning Programs with Civic Education Project

The Civic Education Project (CEP), a leadership and civic engagement program at Northwestern University, is now hiring exceptional staff for Spring & Summer Service-Learning Programs in Chicago, IL; Berkeley, CA; and Baltimore, MD.  Lead a group of 12-18 outstanding middle or high school students from around the country in service-learning experiences at community organizations to learn from local activists, leaders and […]

Attend Community University Engagement Summit

The Building Vibrant Partnerships: Community University Engagement Summit is a joint project that explores opportunities to engage in meaningful, co-created community partnerships between local campuses, nonprofits and civic institutions. It deepens the dialogue we started in the last summit on the best practices throughout the region and how we continue to learn to amplify community […]

Attend Housing Advocacy Fair

Learn how you can help our region become less segregated and more equitable. Presentation of Mobilizing the Faithful: Housing Workshop invites participants to reflect through a faith lens on information from the Segregation in St. Louis: Dismantling the Divide report. A panel of leading housing advocacy organizations will offer specific ways to act on the report's recommendations. Presented by […]

Apply to Work at Sherwood Forest Summer Camp

Sherwood Forest is a summer camp in southeast Missouri that serves low-income kids from the St. Louis area, promoting academic, social, and emotional learning. Sherwood Forest is looking for people to join their team this summer who are not only seeking to work at a summer camp, but also want to help kids discover the […]

Attend Title Mine Comment Writing Drive

Title Mine is a student-run activist movement that emerged on WashU’s campus in April 2018 to demand sexual assault policy reform on WashU’s campus. In December, the Department of Education officially released new Title IX Regulations and opened the 60-day notice & comment period, which ends on January 28. Title Mine stands strongly against Title […]

Volunteer at RED Gala to Help People Affected by HIV/AIDS 

The RED Gala, hosted by Doorways Housing, raises money to help those affected by homelessness and HIV/AIDS in the St. Louis area. Volunteers are needed on Saturday, February 2 from 4:45-10:30pm at the Ritz-Carlton in Clayton. Sign up here.

Submit Nominations for the What’s Right with the Region Awards

FOCUS St. Louis is now accepting nominations for the 22nd Annual What’s Right with the Region Awards. Nominate an individual, organization or initiative that you believe is making a difference in the St. Louis region by Monday, February 4. Twenty honorees will be selected and honored at the awards celebration, set for May 16 at […]

Apply to be a BEAR Leader

BEAR leaders support the Bear Beginnings orientation program by leading 15-18 first-year students through one of a choice of themes during the Immersive Experience Program (IEP), which provides first-year students the opportunity to develop their community by engaging on and off campus in a three day small group experience. Themes include Arts Under the Arch, […]

Support GlobeMed’s Annual Art Auction

Please consider being a part of GlobeMed’s annual art auction, Aesthetic! We are looking for artists from WashU to contribute art! We will accept all mediums of art, including photography and digital art. We are looking for pieces with a minimum bid of below $75. If your donated art sells, you will receive 25% of […]