Saint Louis University


Below are one-time and ongoing volunteer opportunities for the Summer.  If you are interested in volunteering, simply contact the person listed at the end of each entry to make sure they still need volunteers.  This list is updated weekly, so check back often for updates.


- Christian Friends of New Americans.
What - Pre-med and health students are needed for our free monthly health clinic for immigrants, assisting with health screenings, vision/dental exams, nutrition education, etc.
When - Saturday, October 3rd from 9:00am-12:30pm.
Where - 4019 S. Grand Blvd. (click here for directions)
Contact - Laura Brink at

Who - BARC, the area's largest spay/neuter organization for pets of low income families.
What - Volunteers are needed for the Rockin' Zero Ramble Run and Happy Hour, a fundraiser that involves a 5K race and party.  Help with registration, course stations, food and drinks, and more!
When - Saturday, October 3rd anytime 2pm-7pm
Where - Forest Park Upper Muny Lot (click here for directions)
Contact - Lynne Hilderbrand at

Who - Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation - JDRF.
What - Volunteers are needed for our annual JDRF One Walk, assisting with all aspects of this fundraiser race.
When - Saturday, October 3rd anytime 9am-3pm (Set-up); Sunday, October 4th anytime 7am-3pm (Race Day)
Where - Sigma-Aldrich campus, 2909 Laclede - 2 Blocks away from Chaifetz! (click here for directions)   ***WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE TO CAMPUS!***
Contact - Register online by clicking here.  Contact Linda Short at with questions.

Who - Missouri Botanical Gardens 
What - Best of Missouri Market. Volunteers are needed with an assortment of activities, from welcoming guests to face painting to event cleanup. Volunteer timeslots are generally for two and a half hours.
When - Saturday, Oct. 3rd and Sunday, Oct. 4th from 9am-5pm
Where - Missouri Botanical Gardens (click here for directions)
Contact - Register online by clicking here. Contact Scott Bahan at with questions. 

Who - Endangered Wolf Center
What - Volunteers are needed for the Wolf Center's open house. We need people to help with parking, serving food, photo booth and various other booths such as silent auction and gift shop.
When - Saturday, October 10th anytime 8am-7pm
Where - 6750 Tyson Valley Rd. (click here for directions)
Contact - Ashley Rearden at 636-938-5900 or

Who - St. Louis County Parks
What - Groups or individuals needed for our regular Trail Crew, helping to maintain and build trails in various parks.
When - Saturday, October 10th 9am-1pm
Where - Rock Hollow Trail, Ridge Meadows School (click here for directions)
Contact - Sue Bell at 314-615-8822 or

Who - Connections to Success
What - Volunteers are needed as ConnectMeal Providers, to donate and serve a meal to Connections to Success families during the Monday night Connect program.
When - Monday, October 12th 5-7pm.
Where - 3000 Little Hills Expressway (click here for directions)
Contact - Miranda Bell at or 636-940-8027.

Who - STL Village, a care organization for older adults.
What - Volunteers are needed for the Village Aglow Fundraising Event, to help with set-up, directing guests, taking tickets, and clean-up.
When - Thursday, October 15th 5:30-8:30pm (shifts available).
Where - STL College of Pharmacy, corner of Taylor and Duncan (click here for directions)
Contact - Diana Gualdoni at 314-802-0275 or

Who - Springboard, educating youth in the areas of fine and performing arts.
What - Volunteers are needed for our fifth annual trivia night fundraiser, helping with all aspects.  Food provided!
When - Friday, October 16th anytime 5:30-10:30pm.
Where - The Pavilion at Lemay, 305 Gregg Rd. (click here for directions)
Contact - Brenda Butler at 314-768-9669 or

Who - Bailey Youth Enrichment Foundation.
What - Volunteers are needed for our Trivia Night and Silent Auction. 
When - Saturday, October 17th 4-7pm.
Where - The Engineer's Club, 4359 Lindell (click here for directions)
Contact - Constance Richardson at 314-456-9838 or

Who - St. Genevieve du Bois Church.
What - Volunteers are needed for our parish auction, helping with clean up the morning after.
When - Sunday, October 18th anytime in the morning.
Where - 1575 N. Woodlawn (click here for directions)
Contact - Tina Dubuque at

Who - SSM Saint Louis University Hospital.
What - Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Medical Team.  SSM SLU Hospital will be recruiting medical volunteers as part of our Medical Team at the race. Students studying within the medical field are eligible to qualify as medical volunteers for this event.
When - Sunday, October 18th anytime 5:30am - 3pm (multiple shifts available)
Where - Soldier's Memorial, Market and Tucker (click here for directions)   ***METRO LINK ACCESSIBLE!***
Contact - Pamela Wolf at 314-577-8127 or

Who - Friends of Wings, BJC's pediatric hospice program.
What - Volunteers are needed for our fashion show fundraiser, assisting with registration, ushering, and serving food and drinks.
When - Thursday, October 22nd from 4:30-8:30pm.
Where - West County Center, I-270 and Manchester (click here for directions)
Contact - Mary Lindsley at 314-953-1671 or

Who - Solea Water Project.
What - Volunteers are needed to help set-up, run, and tear down our Octoberfest Fundraiser at the Amsterdam Tavern.  This is an event with food drinks, raffles, and an auction.
When - Friday, October 23rd either 4-7:30pm or 7:30-11pm.
Where - Amsterdam Tavern, 3175 Morganford (click here for directions)
Contact - Rachael Burchett at

Who - Saint Louis University College of Public Health and Social Justice.
What - Volunteers are needed to act as "patients" for a mock exercise that involves distributing life-saving medications to people in need in the event of a bio-terrorism attack on the region. 
When - Tuesday, October 27th, from 9:45am-11am.
Where - Simon Rec Center ***ON CAMPUS!***
Contact - Dave Reddick, 977-2331 or

Who - Gateway Greening's City Seeds Urban Farm.
What - Help us close the City Seeds Urban Farm for the winter!  Amend vegetable gardens with compost, sow cover crop seeds, and tidy the farm.
When - Wed. October 28th 7:30am-Noon.
Where - 2200 Pine St. (click here for directions) ***METRO LINK ACCESSIBLE!***
Contact - Andrea Mayrose, 314-588-9600, ext. 110 or

Who - Smart Kids, Inc., a non-profit that provides children with tutoring services.
What - Volunteers are needed to help with a Halloween Party for children living at Ranken Jordan Pediatric Hospital. 
When - Friday, October 30th from 2pm-5pm.
Where - 11365 Dorsett Rd. (click here for directions)
Contact - Renada Chandler at 314-716-3697 or

Who - American Red Cross.
What - Individials and groups of volunteers are needed to assis with the Home Fire Preparedness Event in St. Louis City, helping to install smoke alarms in homes with elderly and at-risk families.
When - Saturday, October 31st and Sunday, November 1st, anytime 9am-3pm.
Where - Meet at the city Fire Department Headquarters, 1421 N.Jefferson (click here for directions)
Contact - Yvonne Berry at 314-516-2758 or