Tutor with Habitat for Humanity

If you are interested in tutoring high school students who live in Habitat for Humanity homes, consider applying for a tutoring position with WashU’s chapter of Habitat. No previous experience is necessary. Applications are due September 12 at 11:59pm. View the application link here.

Join the Common Sound Festival Team

Join Dutchtown South Community Corporation for the first annual Common Sound Festival on September 30 from 1 to 7pm in Marquette Park! The community festival will showcase talented dance performances, exciting music, and unique local vendors. To make this festival special, Dutchtown needs the help of volunteers in the following areas: festival greeters, dance workshop […]

Neighborhood Leadership Academy Fall Registration

More than 270 leaders from the St. Louis region have participated in the Neighborhood Leadership Academy, learning the skills and building the networks to strengthen and engage neighborhoods. The Academy provides hands-on leadership training that emphasizes community building principles, organizational leadership and management practices, and personal leadership skills. This training includes 10 sessions from September 5 through […]

Lend a Helping Hand: Wellston’s Community Clean-Up

The city of Wellston needs volunteers to assist with a neighborhood clean-up in the Wellston community every morning from Friday, April 28, to Sunday, April 30. Volunteers will help clear debris from vacant lots, alleys, and roadways. Join a work force of equipment operators, first respondents, scouts, neighboring community residents, and local radio personalities. The clean-up […]

Volunteer Opportunity: The Center for Women in Transition

The Center for Women in Transition is hosting an event on Saturday, April 22, from 6-10 p.m. at the Grand Hall on Chouteau (2319 Chouteau Ave., St. Louis, MO 63103). The event requires volunteers to arrive at 4 p.m. for training and to remain onsite through 10 p.m. or until the event ends. A meal will be provided. […]

Volunteer at Camp AmeriKids

Camp AmeriKids, a summer camp for children living with the challenges of HIV/AIDS and sickle cell disease, is looking for caring, responsible, energetic and fun counselors for our 2017 season. A volunteer counselor team is responsible for the 24-hour supervision of a cabin and maintains a camper to counselor ratio of about 2 to1. Counselors […]

Tutor with GIA Community Development Corporation

GIA Community Development Corporation is a nonprofit outreach center located in the City of St. Louis that administers programs to assist low income residents.  They are currently looking for tutors for their Rising Star Readers program, which partners with Farragut Elementary to help students reading below level to reach their potential.  The program occurs Monday […]

Volunteer as a Science Fair Judge for Gateway Science Academy

Gateway Science Academy is seeking a diverse set of volunteers to act as science fair judges on Saturday, February 18, 2017. Participating projects will come from students in grades 5-12 who have been working hard and are excited to explain their results and conclusions. Gateway Science Academy is looking to expose students to the wide […]

Scorekeeping Volunteers Needed for SLPS Middle School Basketball

Saint Louis Public Schools (SPLS) is seeking volunteers to run the scoreboard and clock at boys and girls middle school basketball games. The Middle School Athletic League is comprised of all 13 SLPS Middle Schools. SLPS is looking to engage the community in this celebration of the talented student athletes in the public school system. Volunteers are […]

Volunteer at Medi-Plex Healthcare Professional’s Hospice Outreach Program

Be a friend to a patient suffering with advanced or terminal illnesses at Medi-Plex Healthcare Professionals in St. Louis County. Medi-Plex Healthcare Professionals is currently accepting applications for day and evening volunteers to sit with patients throughout the week. Interested volunteers should set up an interview with Chaplain Ed Coleman by contacting him at ed.coleman@mediplexhhc.com or at (314) 319-6072.

Help Improve Guatemalan Education with Global Learning Exchange Initiative

Global Learning Exchange Initiative (GLXi) is a nonprofit founded in St. Louis with a mission to create sustainable opportunity in developing countries through literacy and continuing education. GLXi is starting up 24 new classrooms in Guatemala in January and needs volunteers to help load tablets with software and create “literacy kits” to prepare for shipment […]

Help Out at the 2016 EarthDance Farmers Formal Event

EarthDance Organic Farm School is a 14-acre working organic farm and nonprofit in Ferguson that sustainably grows food, farmers, and community. Volunteers are needed at the EarthDance Farmer Formal to assist with silent & live auctions, work with chefs, and help guests enjoy the evening. The Farmer Formal will take place on Friday, October 14, from 4:00 p.m. – […]

CORP is Looking for Volunteers to Help County Senior Residents

The County Older Resident Program (CORP) provides services at no cost to county senior residents. CORP makes a difference through a wide range of services that allow older adults to live on their own, provided by caring volunteers in the community. Volunteers are need for three different jobs: volunteer drivers, home visitors, and helping with the […]

Volunteer with AmeriCorps VISTA as a Community Engagement Coordinator

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, St. Louis Chapter (AAFA-STL) is seeking two dedicated, mission-focused individuals to fulfill a year (November 2016 – October 2017) of national service through the AmeriCorps VISTA program.  These positions will help improve awareness and participation in AAFA-STL’s school nurse RESCUE program through community engagement and capacity building initiatives. Applications are […]

Volunteer for the Rock ‘n’ Roll St. Louis Half Marathon

The 2016 St. Louis Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon will take place on Sunday, October 16. Volunteers at the individual and group level are needed to help throughout the weekend. Volunteering for the Race Crew means not only supporting over 10,000 participants, but also supporting St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital – Missouri Connection. Donations are available […]

Become a Student Mentor with Beyond School

Beyond School prepares students for high school by providing the social, emotional, and academic tools needed to be successful while in high school and beyond. Volunteers will work with students on academic support, enrichment activities, and community service. Beyond School operates at two locations: St. Louis Language Immersion School-The Spanish School and St. Louis College Prep. Email Kayla Colona […]

ArchCity Defenders is Looking for Administrative and Street Beautification Volunteers

ArchCity Defenders (ACD) provides holistic legal advocacy to the poor and homeless. ACD fights the criminalization of poverty and protects civil and human rights through impact litigation, direct services, and policy and media advocacy. ACD is looking for Street Beautification Volunteers, a Data Entry Specialist, as well as a Director of First Impressions to assist with various aspects […]

Call for Volunteers: Education Exchange Corps’ Summer Leadership Academy for Kids

Help kids learn how to run the world: The Education Exchange Corps’ Summer Leadership Academy for kids will take place in St. Louis from July 11 – July 29, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m on weekdays. During the Summer Leadership Academy, kids K-12 play a world simulation game, with each country run by different grade […]

Volunteer at Central Institute of the Deaf Gala

The Central Institute for the Deaf is looking for volunteers to help with setting up for the annual CID OUT LOUD! gala on Saturday, May 7. Set-up will take place during the day of the event at The Ritz-Carlton in St. Louis. There will be two shifts: 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. […]

Volunteer in India this Summer with VolSol

Volunteering Solutions (VolSol) is an international volunteer placement organization that offers professional and affordable volunteer and internship opportunities in over 21 destinations across the world in the fields of childcare, women empowerment, wildlife conservation, medical and healthcare. Join the summer volunteer program in India with VolSol for 2016. In this project, volunteers will be working either […]

Lock & Chain’s Activate: Small Changes with a Big Difference

Lock & Chain Sophomore Service Honorary is currently celebrating George Washington Week, its traditional week of programming. This year’s theme is Activate: Small Changes with a Big Difference. The end of the week will include many events such as an art gallery supporting students, a celebration of the forgotten communities of St. Louis, and finally a […]

Volunteer Around the Globe with NGOabroad

NGOabroad is looking for both students and professionals to volunteer in communities around the globe. NGOabroad is a unique service that helps people enter or advance in international humanitarian work and provides frugal, customized international volunteer opportunities. There are volunteer opportunities available in many countries from Sri Lanka to Uganda to Nepal. Duration of time spent in […]

Volunteer with Cancer Patients at Hope Lodge

American Cancer Society Hope Lodge in St. Louis offers free overnight lodging to adult cancer patients and their caregivers when receiving treatment away from home. Volunteers help make Hope Lodge a true home away from home by making group meals, providing entertainment, helping with activities, and assisting with administrative duties.  Hope Lodge has flexible hours and […]

Volunteer to Help with Missouri Flood Relief

All Hands Volunteers, a disaster relief non-profit organization, is looking for volunteers to help the hundreds of St. Louis families whose homes were damaged by the flood waters. This disaster relief will occur every Tuesday through Sunday until March 15. Meet at the United Methodist Church in Eureka at 8:00 a.m. and work until 4:00 p.m. Tools, safety […]

Help Kids be Healthy: Volunteer with CATCH Healthy Habits

Volunteer to help reduce the childhood obesity rate by joining a team of OASIS CATCH Healthy Habits volunteers for one hour per week for eight weeks. Encourage children to lead healthier lifestyles at various elementary schools across St. Louis, including Flynn Park (next to Danforth campus). There are also opportunities to volunteer with the CATCH […]

Volunteer to Tutor Adults with Mental Illnesses

Places for People has started offering HiSET tutoring to clients with serious mental illnesses. Volunteers are needed to help clients learn high school level math, science, geography, reading, and writing. Classroom space is available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Volunteers are asked to commit 2 hours per week to tutoring clients and to […]

Apply to the Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service Summer Program

The Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service (IPVS) is offering a 4-week and 8-week summer program in Washington, D.C. designed for students interested in community leadership and service. The program includes a guaranteed internship placement, courses for transferable credit, furnished housing, a variety of guest lectures and briefings, as well as opportunities for professional development and networking. […]

Assist with HavenHouse’s Old Newsboys Campaign

HavenHouse is looking for 3 – 4 volunteers to help with the Old Newsboys campaign, a charitable project run by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The Old Newsboys campaign will take place on Thursday, November 19 from 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. (two shifts: 6:00 – 7:30 and 7:30 – 9:00). Volunteers will sell newspapers at a designated selling location […]

WashU College Advising Corps Looking for ACT Prep Tutors

Washington University College Advising Corps is seeking 1-2 tutors to help Clyde C. Miller Career Academy juniors and seniors prep for the ACT on Saturday mornings, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Prior experience with tutoring is preferred and overall strength in all subject areas (english, math, reading, science) will be greatly beneficial. If interested, please contact […]

Apply to Yahel Social Change Program

The Yahel Social Change Program is a 9-month (September 2016-June 2017) service-learning experience based in Israel for young adults between the ages of 21-27. The program combines hands-on volunteer work with in-depth learning and immersion. Live and volunteer alongside members of Israel’s Ethiopian-Israeli and Arab-Israeli communities and engage with Israeli social change initiatives through meetings with activists, […]

Assist with Honeysuckle Hack at Deer Creek Park

Volunteer as a group or individual to assist with stewarding the natural environment at Deer Creek Park on Saturday, November 14 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Volunteers will help remove invasive honeysuckle roots in order to enhance the wildlife habitat and create a healthier environment for all. The necessary tools, gloves, snacks and water will be […]

YourWords STL is Looking for Weekly Tutors

YourWords STL is looking for volunteers to tutor kids at Marygrove Children’s Home every Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Marygrove, located behind the suburban neighborhoods of Florissant, MO, serves as a home for kids who have no families and prepares them to eventually live on their own. The only requirements to be a tutor are compassion for […]

Volunteer to Judge High School Debate Tournament

The St Louis Urban Debate League is looking for volunteers to judge the high school debate tournament hosted by Roosevelt High School on Saturday, November 14. The St. Louis Urban Debate League provides academic debate competitions to St Louis Public School youth as a means of preparing them for college and careers. Anyone can volunteer […]

Contribute to Wellston Loop Family Reunion

The Wellston Loop Family Reunion is a sidewalk exhibition of contemporary photographs and historic documents highlighting the community made up of the Wellston Loop, Hamilton Heights and Wells/Goodfellow neighborhood. The exhibition will include free refreshments, music and videos. It will be held on Saturday, November 21 from 1-3 p.m. at the former J.C. Penney Department Store at […]

Volunteer with Children at Circle Star Ranch for Fun Day

The Erin Eickmeier Foundation is looking for volunteers to help out at Fun Day for children with disabilities on Saturday, November 14 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Volunteers will be paired up with campers, ages 5-14, so they can enjoy all the activities at Circle Star Ranch. Transportation will be provided to and from Circle Star Ranch from […]

Join American Red Cross in Smoke Alarm Installation Event

The American Red Cross needs volunteers to help with their Smoke Alarm Installation Event. The Red Cross is projected to install over 500 free smoke alarms in homes across St. Louis in one weekend in order to reduce the number of fire-related fatalities and injuries. This event will take place on Saturday, October 31st and Sunday, November 1st from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 […]

Help Beautify Greenwood Cemetery

The Friends of Greenwood Cemetery need volunteers to help clean up Greenwood Cemetery. Greenwood Cemetery, a historically significant cemetery located in Hillsdale in North County, is currently overrun with weeds, bushes and trees. Volunteers to assist with beautifying Greenwood are needed for October 17, 2015 8:00am-2:00pm. More details about Greenwood Cemetery can be found here. […]

Campus Y is Hiring America Reads Co-Coordinator

The Campus Y is seeking a co-coordinator for its America Reads program, which assigns Work Study students to tutor elementary school students at three locations near the WashU campus. Coordinators oversee these tutors, coordinate a fall orientation training program, and maintain communication with each site. This is a highly rewarding position that allows hundreds of […]

Greeks Give Back in Day of Service

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This post is brought to you by Katy Przybylski, vice president of campus and community outreach at the WashU Women’s Panhellenic Association.  A staggering thirty percent of Washington University in St. Louis’s undergraduate population is a member of a fraternity or sorority. And there is strength in those numbers. On Saturday, September 26th, 250 volunteers […]

Rock ‘n’ Roll St. Louis Half Marathon — Volunteers Needed

Volunteer for the Rock ‘n’ Roll St. Louis Half Marathon the weekend of Oct. 16-18! The Rock ‘n’ Roll St. Louis Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K will serve over 10,000 runners this year and organizers are in need of volunteers at the individual and group level to help throughout the weekend at the Expo, Saturday 5K and the main […]

STEM Resources Needed! ASCEND Enrichment Program

The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKA)’s St. Louis chapter (Omicron Eta Omega) is seeking a STEM resource, who would be interested in teaching STEM principles (such as robotics or designing a website) to a group of 10-15 teenage girls and boys. AKA was founded in 1908 on a mission to cultivate and encourage high scholastic […]

Help Package 300,000 Meals To Feed The Hungry

On Friday, October 16, 2015, St. Louisans will join together to participate in St. Louis World Food Day 2015, an annual food-packaging event providing nutritious meals to hungry children and families living locally and internationally. Packaging Partners register for a one-hour packaging session and their registration fees ($10 students/educators; $20 adults), along with sponsorships and […]

Guardian Angel Settlement – Angel Boutique Volunteers

Help struggling families and individuals in St. Louis meet basic needs during any available afternoon or morning by volunteering at the Angel Boutique, opening at 2700 Cherokee Street on October 5, 2015. The Boutique is in need of dependable, regular volunteers to staff the store and generate money to fund our services. The Angel Boutique […]

October REST Training Event at St. Louis Alzheimer’s Association

REST (Respite Education and Support Tools) is offering an October training event in partnership with the St. Louis Area Alzheimer’s Association and the Department of Gerontology at the University of Missouri – St. Louis. REST is a national train-the-trainer course that provides education and support to those offering a break to caregivers. Caregiving can be […]

Kickball Tourney in Support of WashU Occupational Therapy Student Service Learning Trip to Guatemala

In May of 2016, two occupational therapists and twelve students from the Washington University Program in Occupational Therapy will spend a week in Guatemala for their seventh annual service learning trip. During this week, students and therapists will provide therapy services at local clinics, schools, and nutrition centers through Hearts in Motion, an organization aimed […]

Honeysuckle Hack with the Open Space Council of St. Louis

Open Space Council’s Operation Wild Lands (OWLs) prepares citizen volunteers of all ages to restore and maintain public lands throughout the St. Louis region.  These trained volunteer land stewards assist with the proactive management of public open space to improve wildlife habitat and nature-related outdoor recreation. Each fall, OWLs take part in “Honeysuckle Hack.” Volunteers […]

Become a Program Leader for Campus Y’s Field Day

The Campus Y is currently recruiting for the Program Leader position for Field Day. Field Day is one of the Campus Y’s 25 volunteer service programs. Field Day invites more than 100 elementary school students from St. Louis public schools to WashU for a field day in the spring to reward them for their hard […]

Volunteers Needed – University City Lego League Help Desk

The University City School District supports FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Robotics teams at several schools. The U City FLL Fall Warm-Up on Saturday, September 26, 2015, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at University City High School is a practice/learning event for local FLL teams. Experts in the fields of sustainability, engineering, materials science, construction, architecture, anthropology or […]

Impact — New Social Justice and Education Initiative

Impact is a Campus Y affiliated student program working to facilitate discussion among middle schoolers (6th, 7th, and 8th graders) at Brittany Woods Middle School surrounding topics of identity, injustice, St. Louis, and current events and social justice issues. The organization’s goal is to help these students collaborate with each other in order to come […]

Join Campus Y’s Gateway Program at Wydown Middle School

Join Campus Y students as they go to Wydown Middle School in Clayton once a week for 6 weeks and serve as classroom TAs. These classes are typically small, allowing kids to engage in material that they may not encounter in their regular classrooms, with peers who learn at the same pace. Volunteers interact with […]