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Below is a searchable database of the non-profit agencies that are seeking volunteers. You may search based on the population category the organization works with and services they provide.

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Almost Home
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • N
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Almost Home provides transitional housing to teenage mothers and their children who are homeless so they have the skills they need to become productive members of society.

Service Opportunities:

- Child Care Volunteer: Almost Home offers weekly and monthly childcare opportunities for volunteers interested in working with children in a childcare setting. As a part of small group of volunteers, you will play, teach, and care for kids (between the ages of 6 months and 8 years old) while their moms attend life-skills class onsite. The position has flexible commitment requirements and can accommodate personal schedules including single monthly shifts. Hours for childcare are consistent throughout the year except during holidays and special events.

- Front Desk Assistant: Almost Home offers daily volunteer opportunities for volunteers interested in working at our front desk. The Front Desk volunteer is responsible for answering phones, welcoming guests, distributing collateral, assisting members, and regulating entrance to the building.

- Meal Preparation: Prepare meals for moms and their children.

- Tutoring/Life Skills: Help our residents with like skill develo p.m.ent, school work, studying, resume building, job applications, etc.

- Case Management Assistant: Help with case management, resident follow up, benefit applications, employment/housing searches, etc.

Days/Times:

- Child Care Volunteer: Any day Mondays-Thursdays, 6:15 p.m.-8 p.m.; Some need during the day and on weekends.

- Front Desk Assistant:: Any day Mondays-Friday, anytime 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

- Meal Preparation: Late afternoons any day of the week

- Tutoring/Life Skills: Days and times flexible and up to volunteer

- Case Management Assistant: Any day Mondays-Friday, anytime 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check (no cost)

- 1 hr. Training Session

Annie’s Hope: The Grieving Center for Kids
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Annie's Hope is a community based nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide comprehensive support services for children, teens and their families who are grieving the death of someone significant.

Service Opportunities:

- Family Support Group Volunteer Co-Facilitator: Volunteers will co-facilitate an 8-week grief support group for children, teens, and their families. Groups are facilitated at Annie’s Hope. Annie’s Hope offers 5 sessions of Family Support Groups per year. Volunteers will work with at least 1-2 other co-facilitators and are never on their own. Each group will have approximately 8-10 group members. Each FSG session is a 9-week commitment; approximately 3 hours (6-9 p.m.) per week.

- School Support and Education Volunteer: Groups are facilitated in schools throughout the St. Louis area. Volunteers will drive themselves to the school and can specify geographic location/dates/times they are available to volunteer. Volunteers will work with an Annie’s Hope staff member or volunteer and can facilitate groups independently if/when ready. A school professional (social worker, counselor, etc.) is required to be present at each group. Each group will have approximately 6-9 group members. Each School Support Group is a 6-week commitment; approximately 2 hours per week.

- Horizons Anticipatory Grief - Home Visit Volunteer: Visits are facilitated at the family’s home, hospital, hospice house, etc. Volunteers will drive themselves to the family’s location and can specify geographic location/dates/times they are available to volunteer. Volunteers will work with an Annie’s Hope staff member or volunteer and can facilitate visits independently if/when ready. An adult, other than the ill person, is required to be present at each visit. Family size varies: 1 child + 1 adult; multiple children + multiple adults. Home visits typically happen once a week and each visit is approximately 60-90 minutes.

Days/Times:

- Family Support Group Volunteer Co-Facilitator: Tuesday or Wednesday evenings, 6 - 9 p.m..

- School Support and Education Volunteer: Days/times vary, but held during standard school day times.

- Horizons Anticipatory Grief - Home Visit Volunteer: Weekdays during after-school hours.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check

- Training Session

- Interview

Better Family Life, Inc.
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

To establish social, cultural, artistic, youth, economic, housing, and educational programs that help promote positive and innovative changes in the lives of individuals and their families.

Service Opportunities:

- Youth Specialist: Maintains positive relationships with children, parents, an school personnel Assist Site coordinator with scheduled daily activities. be actively involved with students during program hours in school or after school. Supervise youth during program hours, including field trips and other activities. Implement scheduled daily enrichment activities.

- Prevention Educator: PE's will be training to observe and/or present evidence based curricula about sexual health and related topics to the greater St. Louis area. PE's will actively engage in awareness activities, classroom presentations, orientations, and educational presentations to various school groups.

- Hype Soccer and Creative Writing Coach: The HYPE Soccer and Creative Writing Coach supports BFL STL America Scores program mission to inspire urban youth to lead healthy lives, be engaged students, and have the confidence and character to make a difference in the world. They HYPE Soccer and Creative Writing Coach's role is to manage a high quality soccer and literacy program for public elementary school students.

Days/Times:

- Youth Specialist: Monday - Friday anytime 2:00 - 6:30 p.m.

- Prevention Educator: Monday - Friday anytime 7:30 am - 3:30 p.m.

- Hype Soccer and Creative Writing Coach: Monday - Friday anytime 2:30 - 7 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 am - 2 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check (no cost)

- Training Session

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Varies
Mission Statement and Objectives:

To build trusting and enduring relationships that encourage and support young people.

Service Opportunities:

- "Bigs" (Mentors) for children.

- Front desk greeters and office support

Days/Times:

- Mentors: Up to mentor and child; commitment is for 4-6 hours per month

- Front Desk and Office Support: Any day Mondays - Fridays, anytime 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- You must be at least 18 years of age and out of high school to apply to be a Big

- Must make a 1 year commitment

- Application w/ references

- Background check (no cost)

Blumeyer Community Center and Urban Strategies
Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • N
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Blumeyer Community Center, through the Urban Strategies Program, provides tutoring and education to children from the low-income Blumeyer neighborhood right by campus, specifically in math, science, and the use of computers.

Service Opportunities:

Tutor: Assist youth, grades K - high school with homework and study assignments.

Days/Times:

Monday-Thursday, anytime 3 p.m.-6 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Interview

- Background Check

*Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis*
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

The mission of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (BGCSTL) is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.

Service Opportunities:

- Mentor: To make a positive impact on a child by promoting positive self-esteem and confidence through virtual and/or in-person visits at school or the Club. Mentor maintains weekly or bi-weekly contact with student throughout the school year.

- Sports Coach or Assistant Coach: Guide athletes and teach them the correct way to play a sport. Specifically needed are basketball, track, and baseball.

- Homework Assistant: Assist children with homework and high yield learning activities in the education room.

- Recreation Program Assistant: Assist in instruction in variety of recreation activities (pool, chess, 4-square, ping-pong, foosball, eg). Assist with Game Room tournaments and special events.

Days/Times:

- Mentor: Day subject to change, mornings and afternoons.

- Coach: Evenings and weekends during the sport's season.

- Homework Assistant: Mondays-Fridays, 3 p.m.-7 p.m.

- Recreation Program Assistant: Mondays-Thursdays, 2 p.m.-7 p.m.; Fridays, 3 p.m.-6 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Online Application

- Criminal background checks

- Orientation

Boys Hope and Girls Hope
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Boys Hope Girls Hope helps academically capable and motivated children-in-need to meet their full potential and become men and women for others by providing value-centered, family-like homes, opportunities and education through college. We believe that children can transcend their circumstances if given a safe, nurturing environment, loving support and a chance to focus on developing their strengths.

Service Opportunities:

- Tutors: Throughout the school year, we will be in need of dedicated individuals to tutor our middle and high school scholars in a variety of academic subjects. The sciences, math, and general writing help are usually the areas of greatest need. Tutoring will take place in the BHGH residential homes (Richmond Heights, MO) and surrounding libraries or if you would prefer to volunteer for our school based ‘Hope Prep Academy Program’, at various Ferguson-Florissant Schools.

- Mentors: Mentors are mature and dedicated individuals willing to commit to a long-term, develo p.m.ent-focused relationship with one of our scholars to support them in their growth and progress towards their personal and academic goals and provide general guidance. We ask mentors to plan monthly visits or outings with residential scholars and check-in on a bi-monthly basis. Attendance at volunteer events and quarterly trainings is also expected. Mentors are part of the Scholar Squad of volunteers, helping to provide wrap around support to the child. As a member of the Scholar Squad, mentors attend quarterly team meetings to review the scholar’s progress and help determine ways to best support the scholar physically, emotionally and socially.

- Meal Volunteer: In order to provide additional support to our dedicated house staffs, we are searching for individuals or groups to prepare a meal for one of homes (usually for 10 individuals) on a monthly or as-needed basis. Meal volunteers are welcome and encouraged to stay and enjoy the meal with our scholars as long as they provide advanced notice. This is a wonderful way to help our scholars feel embraced by the wider community and provide a treat for the homes.

Days/Times:

- Tutors: Sunday-Thursday, Afternoons and Evenings.

- Mentors: Flexible; Most Evenings and Weekends

- Meal Volunteer: Weekday Evenings

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Criminal background check (at no cost)

- Orientation Session (1.5 hours)

Cardinal Ritter College Prep High School
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • N
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Our mission is to provide an exceptional Catholic urban educational experience for youth that instills attitudes of success and self-worth in our youth through faith develo p.m.ent, academic excellence and leadership.

Service Opportunities:

- Tutors: Assist students in grades 9-12 both before and after school with homework.

Days/Times:

Any day Mondays-Fridays, 7:30-8:15am or 2:45-4 p.m..

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check

- Protecting God's Children

Carver Elementary School
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • N
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Carver Elementary is a public school serving families and children grades K-5 on the near north-side of St. Louis.

Service Opportunities:

- Tutors: Assist individual children and teachers directly in the classroom.

- Activity Leaders: Volunteers to plan, implement and execute activities for the children in our Friday after-school program.

Days/Times:

Any day of the week, Monday-Friday; anytime 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check

*Christian Friends of New Americans*
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • Yes, but short bus ride down Grand.
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Christian Friends of New Americans links you with opportunities to connect with immigrants and refugees living in the St. Louis region. CFNA partners with local Lutheran congregations, schools, and individuals, NGOs and various grant-giving foundations to offer a range of programs and services for New Americans.

Service Opportunities:

- Adult ESL Assistant Teacher: Working with groups of 1 - 15, assist refugees and immigrants with the learning of the English language.

- After School Tutor: Helping students ages 5 - 19 with schoolwork, reading to children, preparing food, clean-up, etc. Lead educational presentations on any topic kids find interesting.

- Health and Wellness Saturdays: Registering clients, basic screening, and teaching basice health ex. dental hygiene, etc.

- Child Care for Heart to Heart Program: Watch children while moms are in Bible Study/community gathering.

Remote opportunities include:

- After School Tutoring: Reading, math and science assistance - by phone or video conferencing; expecting need due to COVID issues both in community and our Peace Center location - may not be able to have as many attending in person due to space/distancing issues.

Days/Times:

- Adult ESL Assistant Teacher: Tuesdays and/or Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

- After School Tutor: Tuesdays and/or Thursdays from 5:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

- Health and Wellness Saturdays: Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

- Child Care for Heart to Heart Program: 3rd Saturday of the month from 11:00 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check

- Orientation

City Academy
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

City Academy’s mission is to transform children, families and our community through exceptional education and bold expectations that empower children to overcome barriers.

Service Opportunities:

- Homework Club Advisor: City Academy is seeking highly motivated, responsible leaders to aid students with their daily homework. Homework Club, as it is aptly named, is an after school program provided for students grades 3 through 6. Strong communication skills are required as each teacher will have specific guidelines for their nightly materials.

Days/Times:

- Homework Club Advisor: M - Th 3:30 - 5 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Background Check

- Application

City Garden Montessori School
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

The mission of City Garden Charter School is to provide a high-quality education to a diverse student population, following the philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori, and to cultivate young people who value and respect themselves, others, the environment and the world community. In the process of nurturing our students to be competent, creative, lifelong learners who practice compassion, respect, nonviolence and sustainability, we will strengthen families, the neighborhoods we serve and the City of St. Louis as a whole.

Service Opportunities:

- Teaching and Learning Assistant: Assist teachers directly in the classroom and after school with instruction, activities, etc. Can be done in-person or virtually.

Days/Times:

- Teaching and Learning Assistant: Mondays-Fridays, anytime 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Background Check

- 1 hr. Orientation

Clavius Project
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • N
Mission Statement and Objectives:

The Clavius Project, begun at SLU High School, aims to bring robotics and other STEM-related programming into under-served middle schools in the St. Louis area.

Service Opportunities:

- Math/Science Tutor: Assist boys in grades 6-8 at Loyola academy with math and science homework, laying the foundation for a better understanding of robotics.

Days/Times:

- Math/Science Tutor: Any day Monday-Thursday, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Protecting God's Children Training

- Short Orientation

College Bound STL
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • N
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Through an individualized, holistic, and multi-year commitment, CB empowers students from disadvantaged backgrounds to complete higher education and enter successful careers.

Service Opportunities:

Tutors: Assist high school youth with homework for 1-2 hours.

Days/Times:

Mondays and Wednesdays any time 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Background Check

- Orientation

Collegiate School of Medicine and Bioscience
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • N
Mission Statement and Objectives:

We challenge our students to cultivate life-affirming virtues and strong academic habits so that they become productive global citizens through a well-balanced, college preparatory setting that focuses on the bio diverse topics of animal and human health, plant and environmental sciences, and bioinformatics.

Service Opportunities:

Tutors: Assist high school students interested in health science careers in various subjects.

Days/Times:

Anytime Mondays-Fridays, 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check

Cornerstone Center for Early Learning
Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • N (Walking distance to Grand Shuttle Shop)
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Cornerstone Center for Early Learning provides high-quality, affordable, comprehensive care and education for children while following a Constructivist philosophy that governs all aspects of operation. As a nonprofit, United Way agency, the center enables parents to enter or remain in the workforce, or to seek higher education. Cornerstone Center encourages the develo p.m.ent of all people within its sphere, promoting the autonomy, creativity, and initiative of children, staff, and family members..

Service Opportunities:

- Child Care Aide: Assist regular classroom staff in a variety of tasks, such as playing with the children, reading stories, rocking babies, running errands, etc. Volunteers must be able to lift 30 pounds. Guidance will be provided by classroom staff, under the supervision of the Coordinator of Special Programs.

Days/Times:

Mondays - Fridays, anytime 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Criminal background check (at no cost)

- Training Session (30 min.)

Crosswalk Tutoring Program
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

To provide youth with a quality tutoring experience in their school education and to engage their hearts with the love of Christ.

Service Opportunities:

Tutor: We are in need of tutors who enjoy helping and encouraging youth as they pursue their education! We average 12-18 students each week (ranging from K-12th grade). No experience necessary; just a willing heart! Training and coaching available.-

Days/Times:

Tuesdays from 5-7 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Background Check (covered by program)

- Application

Delta Gamma Center for Children with Visual Impairments
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

The mission of the Delta Gamma Center for Children with Visual Impairments is to help children who are blind or visually impaired reach their full potential through family-centered and specialized services and support.

Service Opportunities:

- GRADS group volunteer: Provide support and assistance as needed to pre-school and school-age children with visual impairments as they develop their social skills, build friendships, gain independence, and participate in a variety of community activities.

- Family Support Activities: Provide support and assistance at special activities planned quarterly for DGC kids and their families at area attractions (eg. Magic House, Ice Skating, Holiday Party).

Days/Times:

- GRADS Group Volunteer: pre-school group is 2nd Saturday of each month from noon-1:30 p.m.; school-age group is 3rd Saturday of each month from 10 a.m.-1 p.m..

- Family Support Activities: Days and times TBD.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Background check

- Application

Epworth Children and Family Services
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

To help youth and families find strengths, break through obstacles, and build brighter futures.

Service Opportunities:

- Tutors: Work one on one or in a small classroom with special education students. Tutors are needed Monday through Friday during school hours at both the Webster Groves School and the City School location. Must make 1 year commitment.

- Child Care Volunteers:Babysit children while parents attend various educational classes. Must make 6 month commitment and be trained in CPR.

Mentoring: Mentors provide positive role modeling, emotional support, and enrichment through one on one activity.

- Adopt-A-Dorm: Individuals or groups support an assigned dorm on a monthly basis, providing birthday cards or treats. Groups also encouraged to make monthly visits to the dorm to play games, teach crafts, etc. DO NOT NEED TO BE 21 YEARS OLD.

- Drop-In Center: Leaders for male teen sports group, story tellers for Mommy and Me Days, photographer, hair dresser, cooking teams, yoga instructor, assist staff with planned activities.

Days/Times:

- Tutors: Mondays-Fridays, anytime 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

- Child Care Volunteers: Mondays-Thursdays, 6:00-8 p.m.

- Mentoring: Flexible and up to schedule of volunteer.

- Adopt-A-Dorm: Flexible and up to schedule of volunteer.

- Drop-In Center: Flexible and up to schedule of volunteer.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Criminal background check (at no cost)

- Training Session

- Must be 21 year old

Finally Safe

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Contact: Share this Link:
Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Finally Safe, a non-profit, educational pilot project, in the process of developing an alternative education center for juvenile delinquents and special needs youth who struggle with returning to school or staying in school due to the COVID-19 learning loss, behavioral infractions, trauma, and the academic learning process in a traditional school setting.

Service Opportunities:

- Tutoring/Mentoring: Provide academic support, educational assistance, and literacy tutoring to youth.

- Behavior and Trauma Therapy and Support

Days/Times:

- Days and times vary.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Interview

Flance Early Learning Center
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Flance provides excellence by educating and nurturing young children, supporting families and strengthening community.

Service Opportunities:

- After-School Program: Engage our older (8-14 years old) community members in our after-school program. Activities we have done in the past include harvesting in our garden, arts and crafts, sports/physical activities, and ultimately having fun! Our goal is to make our community members feel welcomed and supported by us

Days/Times:

Mondays, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Background Check

- COVID Vaccine

Gateway MST Middle School
Contact: Share this Link:
Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

The mission of Gateway Middle School Center for Math, Science and Technology is to provide our 6th, 7th, 8th grade students with a high quality education that allows them to experience success and meet educational challenges focusing on a rigorous academic curriculum in a nurturing, positive and safe environment that will lead the to be lifelong learners and contributing members of a technological society. Our diverse learning strategies provide our students with the tools necessary to compete in an ever changing world, particularly in the arena of math, science and technology

Service Opportunities:

- Volunteer Tutor: Tutoring middle school students ages 11 - 14 in various subject matter, especially reading and mathematics. We welcome positive, bright students as role model tutors for all of our children.

Days/Times:

Mondays-Fridays, anytime 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. during in the classroom, and anytime 3:30 p.m.-6 p.m. after school.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Background Check

- Application

- Training

*Gateway to the Great Outdoors*
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • N
Mission Statement and Objectives:

GGO partners with low-income public schools (currently in Chicago, IL and St. Louis, MO) to provide extensive environmental, outdoor, and STEAM education. GGO’s curriculum combines hands-on, inquiry-based classroom STEAM instruction, and nature-based outings & overnight trips, with year-round mentorship provided by university students. GGO partners directly with the classroom science teachersto assure that the curriculum augments traditional classroom learning.

Service Opportunities:

- Mentor: GGO volunteers will go to a grade school in St. Louis once a week to facilitate STEAM lessons and encourage student learning. The curriculum is already outlined so students need only meet one other time per week to discuss and plan for the session that week with their mentor groups. SLU students act as mentors to the grade school students through education, engagement, and having fun. Remote opportunities include virtual weekly STEAM lessons.

Transportation can provided, although volunteers with their own transportation are desired.

Days/Times:

Days and Times vary, please fill out our availability form:

For new volunteers: https://forms.gle/d1CJ68e7o2o54pAn7

For current GGO volunteers: https://forms.gle/KHeFAzTVYJWWZjac9

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Availability Form

- Orientation Session

*Gene Slay’s Girls and Boys Club of Saint Louis*
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Gene Slay's Boys' Club of St. Louis provides the facilities, systems, finances and other means of enhancing the quality of life for St. Louis metropolitan area boys, 6 to 18 years - especially the disadvantaged - regardless of religion, race, creed or ethnic origin, and to help them realize their physical, intellectual and emotional potential.

Service Opportunities:

- Meal Delivery: Package and deliver weekly food baskets to families of the club.

- Activity Monitor: Direct children to program activities; Monitor GSBC activities; Assist with collecting data; Make rulings during activities.

- After-School Program Assistant: Assist with tutoring children; Seek field trip opportunities; Help distribute nutritional snacks.

Remote opportunities include:

- Data Entry Assistant - Assist GSGBC with entering Membership data and collecting/analyzing/organizing outcomes data.

- Develo p.m.ent Assistant - Assist develo p.m.ent team with tasks including, but not limited to, social media management, donor database entry, and writing acknowledgment letters.

Days/Times:

- Meal Delivery: Wednesday mornings

- Activity Monitor: Monday-Thursday 4:30 p - 7:30 p

- After-School Program Assistant: Monday thru Thursday 5:30 p - 7:00 p

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Background Check

- Orientation

Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.

Service Opportunities:

COVID Opportunities:

- Assembly of packets to be delivered to Girl Scouts' homes that will compliment our new live programming.

Days/Times:

Thursdays anytime 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

None

Girls Incorporated of St. Louis
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Girls Incorporated® of St. Louis is a non-profit organization devoted to providing fun, safe, and extensive programming for girls between the ages of 4-18 in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area. At Girls Inc.® of St. Louis, we believe that every child has an unique intellectual, spiritual, and physical potential, and the cultivation of these gifts is our top priority. Through our diverse and creative curriculum, we make sure that our girls are prepared to meet and overcome challenges they face while growing up in this ever-changing world. Girls Inc. members develop the skills that they need to be successful in life and accomplish their dreams. Contact us today!

Service Opportunities:

Enthusiastic volunteers are needed to assist in our afterschool program.

Days/Times:

The hours are from approximately 3:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. Monday-Fridays from September until late May.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Criminal background check (at no no cost)

*Girls on the Run St. Louis*
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident using a fun experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

Service Opportunities:

- Assistant Coach - Virtual or In-Person: Learn more and sign up for virtual or in-person coaching opportunities at https://girlsontherunstlouis.org/get-involved/become-coach. Volunteer coaches work directly with 3rd – 8th grade girls to deliver the Girls on the Run program through various school and community sites. Coaches lead girls through fun and active lessons that are geared towards enhancing their physical health as well as social emotional skills.

Days/Times:

September - November or February - May, twice a week after school typically between 3 - 5 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Background Check

- Application

- Training (optional)

Good Samaritan Ministries
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • N (Metrolink)
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Our mission is to promote positive change in Washington Park, IL, by equipping people for Christ-like living.

Service Opportunities:

- Kingdom Club: Love on our kids while sitting besides grades 1st through 4th grade students to assist with homework and improve their reading and math skills.

- Right Path Program: Begin teaching young students grades 5-7 how to walk the right path by using short lessons on life skills with a focus on homework and building math and reading skills. Build positive relationships while engaging with fun learning activities, games and dinner.

- GoodSam4Success: Engage in conversation and fun activities with college students and attorneys to teach young men and women life skills and develop positive relationships to keep youth on the path to a happy, successful future.

Days/Times:

- Kingdom Club: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 - 5 p.m..

- Right Path Program: Tuesdays from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m..

- GoodSam4Success: Mondays from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m..

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check

Grand Center Arts Academy
Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • N
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Our mission is to serve students with a meaningful, well rounded educational experience that includes a strong emphasis on the visual and performing arts and a deep commitment to academic excellence. We strongly believe in community engagement, multi-cultural understanding, service and good citizenship.

Service Opportunities:

- Tutors: Assist our middle-school students with homework, provide mentorship, guidance, etc. both during and after school.

- Office Assistance: Help answer phones, greet guests, clerical work

Days/Times:

Mondays-Fridays anytime 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Background Check

Great Circle
Contact: Share this Link:
Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

To reshape vulnerable lives through a community of partners, teachers and leaders, giving children and families the confidence to create bright futures.

Service Opportunities:

- Teacher's Aide/Tutor: Support Special Ed staff. Tutor individual students, grade assignments, help plan special projects.

Days/Times:

- Teacher's Aide/Tutor: Very flexible schedule; can be as little as two hours per week.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check

- Orientation (2 hrs.)

Hawthorn Leadership School for Girls
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Hawthorn Leadership School for Girls provides a safe, nurturing and stimulating environment that enables young women from diverse backgrounds to achieve academic success in a college preparatory program and to become leaders in their communities and professions.

Service Opportunities:

- General Classroom Volunteer: Volunteer will assist in the classroom as directed by the teacher. This could include working with students, preparing classroom materials, putting up bulletin boards, facilitating classroom projects, etc.

- Hawthorn Reader: Volunteer will read one on one with a middle school student during their independent reading time, and implement reading interventions with students as necessary.

- Voyager Math Tutor: Volunteer will tutor small groups of middle school students on specific math skills to help get the students performing on grade level. Some level of math experience is required and comfortability in small group behavior management.

- Library Volunteer: Volunteer will work in the library labeling books, taking inventory, assisting students to find books, organizing and rearranging books and other items. An additional training is required for all library volunteers.

Days/Times:

- General Classroom Volunteer: One day a week from 8 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

- Hawthorn Reader: Any day of the week, anytime 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

- Voyager Math Tutor: Any day of the week, anytime 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

- Library Volunteer: Any day of the week, anytime 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check

InspireSTL

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Contact: Share this Link:
Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • N (On Campus)
Mission Statement and Objectives:

InspireSTL is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded by a group of Teach For America alumni. InspireSTL places talented middle school students from inner-city St. Louis in some of the region's top college-prep high schools. Beyond placement at these wonderful schools, InspireSTL provides ongoing academic support and guidance to ensure that our scholars are successful in their placement schools.

Service Opportunities:

Volunteer​ ​tutors​ ​to ​work​ ​with​ ​high​ ​school​ ​scholars​ on a variety of subjects, including Math, English, History,​ ​Government,​ Biology, Chemistry,​ ​Anatomy,​ ​Spanish,​ ​And​ ​French. ​

Days/Times:

Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. On Campus - McGannon 260

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Background Check

- Application

Juvenile Detention Center - St. Louis City
Contact: Share this Link:
Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • N
Mission Statement and Objectives:

It is the mission of the St. Louis City Juvenile Detention Center to provide a safe, non-punitive, controlled and secure custodial environment for juveniles coming within the jurisdiction of the Court when their temporary detention is necessary pending legal action, to protect the community and in accordance with Missouri law.

Service Opportunities:

- Tutoring program: Tutors are asked needed to assist residents with school work, etc., as well as to engage with them in conversation, participate in skill-building activities, education, etc.

Days/Times:

Tues-Fri anytime from 3:30-8:30 p.m., or Saturdays anytime 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Group Tutoring Session). Tutors are asked to commit to one hour per week.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application, including background check and Child Abuse check (cost covered)

- Orientation Session

- Must be 21 years of age, unless working in Group Session on Saturdays.

Kairos Academies
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • N
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Empowering students to direct their own lives and learning.

Service Opportunities:

- Kairos Tutor: Work with the same 1-10 students one-on-one over the course of a semester. Your responsibilities would be to help students review content they learn in class as well as helping work on any projects they need to complete. The entire curriculum is online, so you will have access to the same materials the students do in order to best assist them. Because you will be seeing the same student consistently over a long period of time, building a strong relationship will be paramount.

- Space Design Volunteer: Work firsthand in helping beautify our space, painting classrooms, structures, and other spaces, or arranging decorations and helping prepare rooms for students.

Days/Times:

- Kairos Tutor: Fridays from 2:00 - 4 p.m..

- Space Design Volunteer: Days and times flexible and up to schedule of volunteer.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Orientation

*KEEN St. Louis*
Contact: Share this Link:
Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

KEEN's mission is to foster the self-esteem, confidence, skills and talents of kids age 4-17 with physical and develo p.m.ental disabilities through non-competitive activities, allowing young people facing even the most significant challenges to meet their individual goals.

Service Opportunities:

- KEEN Sports Coach: As a volunteer "coach", your job is to help your athlete take part in different sports activities and to have a good time. Just before the athletes arrive and the session begins, we'll give you a profile with details about your athlete's abilities as well as lots of helpful coaching hints

- KEEN Swim Coach: As a volunteer swim "coach", your job is to help your athlete take part in swim activities and to have a good time. Just before the athletes arrive and the session begins, we'll give you a profile with details about your athlete's abilities as well as lots of helpful coaching hints.

Remote opportunities include:

- Marketing

- Database assistance

Days/Times:

- KEEN Sports Coach: Sundays, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

- KEEN Swim Coach: Sundays, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

KidSmart - Tools for Learning
Contact: Share this Link:
Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

KidSmart empowers children in need to succeed in school by providing free essential tools for learning.

Service Opportunities:

- School Supply Volunteer: Individuals or groups can assist us with filling backpacks and boxes with school supplies for children in need. Sign up online at https://kidsmartstl.volunteerhub.com/.

Days/Times:

Tuesdays 9 a.m.-Noon, Wednesdays 3:30-6:30 p.m., or Thursdays 1-4 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

LifeWise STL
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

LifeWise STL is a social service agency serving St Louis area since 1902. Through holistic programs and services, we promote empowerment and growth in individuals and families. We help the economically disadvantaged achieve economic independence, self-sufficiency and a path out of poverty.

Service Opportunities:

- Early Childhood Center (Infant/Toddler and Preschool): 8 a.m.-12 p.m., 2-5 p.m. - After School Tutoring and Enrichment Activities, K-12th grade, Monday- Thursday, 3:30-6 p.m.

-Fun Friday activities for K-5 and 6th-8th grade, 4:30-6 p.m. - Family Center (childcare provided during adult education programs) Monday-Thursday, 5-7:30 p.m. - Bodega (thrift shop) volunteer clerk: Help clients shop, sort and stock shelves, Thursday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-7 p.m.. - Food Market volunteer: Help clients shop, sort and stock shelves Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and Thursday 4-7 p.m..

-Spanish Interpretation and Translation

-ESOL tutor, Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

-Health and Wellness (exercise/nutrition for adult women and youth), Monday-Thursday, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

-Special Events

Days/Times:

Mondays-Fridays, anytime 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check (at no cost).

La Salle Middle School
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

La Salle Middle is a small charter school, committed to transforming children and our community through innovative education since 2001. We offer holistic education based on pursuing academic excellence, nurturing caring relationships, service, and respect for all. Our work serves our larger vision of excellence in educational opportunity for all.

Service Opportunities:

- Enrichment Supervisor: Assist instructors with students during our after school program.

Days/Times:

- Enrichment Supervisor: Mondays-Thursdays 3:30 - 5 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check (no cost)

- Protecting God's Children

Learning For Life
Contact: Share this Link:
Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • N - sessions take place at either Carver Elementary (3325 Bell Ave.) or Cardinal Ritter High School (701 N. Spring Ave.)
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Learning for Life is designed to assist schools in their preparation of young people to successfully handle the demands of today’s world. This program uses age-appropriate, grade-specific lesson plans to help young people develop social and life skills, self-confidence, motivation and positive personal values in participating members. It prepares young people to make important responsible, ethical decisions that will help them achieve their full potential in the future.

Service Opportunities:

- Instructor: Assist with facilitation of career/citizenship education sessions for local elementary and high school students at Carver Elementary or Cardinal Ritter College Prep.

Days/Times:

Sessions vary by day and time, but would be any day Monday-Friday, anytime during school hours (~8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.) according to schedule of volunteer.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check

- Orientation Session

*Learning Lodge*

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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • N
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Supporting students learning from home through free, online tutoring: We strive to support young students who have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, such as students struggling with online classes, families with health care or essential workers, families with financial struggles, or families experiencing other difficulties.

Service Opportunities:

Virtual, 1-on-1 tutoring over Zoom with elementary school (K-5) or middle school (6-8) students in subjects of your choice (Math, Science, Social Studies, English, and/or Foreign Language). Families are from across the U.S., but the majority of families are based in St. Louis, MO.

Days/Times:

Time commitment (up to you!) and scheduling are both flexible (between 8 am - 8 p.m. CST).

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

Lewis Place - Tutoring Program
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

The mission of LPHP is to revitalize the historic Lewis Place neighborhood through rehabbing housing keeping it affordable and by engaging the neighbors in doing those things we can do for ourselves.

Service Opportunities:

- Tutoring: To provide assistance by helping and encourage youth K thru 7the grade to complete their home work, organize the home work to turn in the next day; to prepare test or/and read daily.

- Garden Volunteer: Assist in the community garden by cleaning up, weeding , harvesting or plant vegetables.

Days/Times:

- Tutoring: Tuesdays thru Thursdays, 3-5 p.m..

- Garden Volunteer: Saturdays 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Orientation/Training

LifeBridge Partnership
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Empower people with disabilities to develop skills for independence and to actively participate in the community. We accomplish our mission by providing children and adults: • Personalized support focused on individual abilities. • Innovative, community-based learning opportunities. • Accessible, door-to-door transportation. • Compassionate, family oriented environment. • Advocacy to enhance quality of life and to educate society.

Service Opportunities:

- After-School Volunteer: Assist with SPARK Club, the LifeBridge after school program located at Gateway Michael. Volunteers assist with art, crafts, sports and learning activities as well as keeping all the kids engaged.

- Recreation Companion: Assist the supervisor of the event with including/engaging all participants on the outing. Assistance may include but is not limited to: pushing a manual wheelchair, taking an individual by the arm and assisting them out of their seat and with walking, ordering/carrying food, maintaining conversation, etc.

Days/Times:

- After-School Volunteer: Any day Monday - Thursday from 3-5 p.m.

- Recreation Volunteer: Varies throughout week

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check

- Orientation

Lift For Life Gym
Contact: Share this Link:
Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

To offer at-risk St. Louis city children a safe, enriching environment in which to strengthen their bodies, enrich their minds, develop healthy social relationships, and learn to make positive life choices.

Service Opportunities:

- Fitness Volunteer: supports the program staff by providing workouts for the school aged kids as well as helping track those workouts and make sure everyone is participating.

- Marketing and Special Events Assistance: supports the develo p.m.ent staff as it relates to marketing needs such as a monthly e-newsletter, social media content, and much more.

Days/Times:

- Fitness Instructor: MWF anytime 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

- Marketing and Special Events Assistance: Days and times flexible and up to schedule of volunteer

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check (at no cost).

*Little Bit Foundation*
Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

We are committed to helping disadvantaged school children by creating a positive impact for personal growth, increasing self-esteem and encouraging a more focused and active learning environment. We do this by building strong relationships and partnering closely with St. Louis schools.

Service Opportunities:

- School Representative: Become part of the community of a Little Bit school. A four-person team visits the same school one day a week to deliver needed items for individual students. You will interact with students to conduct needs assessment and ensure proper fit of donated clothing.

- 1-2-3 Read Book Fair Team: Work with a team to set up and organize a self-selecting book fair at each of our schools. Activities include helping children choose reading level appropriate books, conducting needs assessment of each child for core programming needs and reading to kids while they wait.

Remote opportunities include:

- Virtual Tutoring: Volunteers are needed to read stories to our students by recording themselves and uploading the video; also, tutors are needed to utilize Zoom to help our students with their virtual homework.

Days/Times:

- School Representative: Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m. - Noon

- 1-2-3 Read Book Fair Team: Fridays, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Background Check

- Orientation

Lolly's Place
Contact: Share this Link:
Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Grounded in the belief that education is liberation, we provide quality after school tutoring and enrichment programs to area K-6th grade children. We embrace and mentor students who find school challenging and need extra academic support, and strategically reach out to students who lack access to quality tutoring programs. Through parental involvement and coaching, literacy initiatives, one-on-one and small group tutoring, and arts and science enrichment, Lolly’s Place enhances student learning and inspires students to thrive academically.

Service Opportunities:

- Volunteer Tutor: Tutors work one-on-one with the same K-6 students throughout the year. Tutors mentor and build strong relationships with their students. Together they work on: homework, study and organizational skills, and digital literacy and online skills.

Days/Times:

- Volunteer Tutor: Tues, Wed, Thur 3:30-6 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check

- Orientation Session

*Loyola Academy*
Contact: Share this Link:
Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • N
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Loyola Academy is a Jesuit middle school for boys in grades 6 through 8, with a maximum of 20 students per grade. The school’s mission is to serve boys who have the potential for college preparatory work, but who are in danger of failing to achieve that potential because of poverty, residence in distressed neighborhoods, or other social or economic factors.

Service Opportunities:

- Tutor: Work one on one with a student, assisting them with homework.

Days/Times:

- Tutor: Any day Mondays-Thursdays from 4-5:30 p.m..

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check

- Orientation/Protecting God's Children Training

Lydia's House
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Lydia's House works in faith to end domestic violence by being a place of healing and a voice of hope for abused women and their children.

Service Opportunities:

- After-School Program: Tutoring and mentoring school age children throughout school year. Orientation and some training required (offered every other month).

Days/Times:

Mondays - Thursdays, 4 p.m.-6 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check

- Orientation Session

Marian Middle School
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Marian Middle School (MMS), a non-profit 501(c)3, located in the City of St. Louis, is committed to breaking the cycle of poverty by fostering the spiritual, academic, social, moral, emotional and physical develo p.m.ent of adolescent girls of all racial, religious and ethnic backgrounds in preparation for college preparatory high schools. Our alternative education model incorporates three separate but interrelated programs: a middle school program with extended after-school hours and an extended school year; a mandatory Enrichment Program for students focused on health and wellness; and a Graduate Support Program providing academic support and financial assistance to alumnae.

Service Opportunities:

- In-School Tutor: Provide tutoring help for students during the class day; work one-on-one or in small groups with students pulled out of classes for extra assistance.

- After-School Tutor: Provide tutoring help for students during study hall and extra study hall times; work one-on-one or in small groups with students who need extra help.

- Enrichment Program Assistant: Provide assistance for a variety of co-curricular activities, including sports, dance, yoga, fitness, art, drama.

Days/Times:

- In-School Tutor: Monday--Friday 8:00 am--3 p.m.

- After-School Tutor: Monday--Thursday 3 p.m.--5 p.m.

- Enrichment Program Assistant: Monday--Thursday 4 p.m.--5:30 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Background Check (at no cost)

- Orientation

Marygrove Children's Center
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

To help children with mental health issues resulting from abuse, neglect or other early childhood traumas move toward a better, brighter future.

Service Opportunities:

- Mentors: Being a mentor to one of our residents - children and young adults who are learning how to cope with emotional/behavioral issues as a result of abuse, neglect, and other early childhood traumas. Must be at least 20 years old.

- Special Friends Volunteer: Work one-on-one with a child in a non-denominational spirituality program. Become a dedicated mentor to a child who has been abused/neglected. A facilitator will be present at all times and give direction and hints on how to work with the child.

Days/Times:

- Mentors: Ongoing and days/times up to volunteer.

- Special Friends Volunteer: Wednesday evenings: 6:15-8:15

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check (no cost)

- Orientation and Training

Mason School of Academics and Cultural Literacy
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

To prepare our students to be educated members of a global society.

Service Opportunities:

- Tutors: Assist students with assignments - one on one teaching or small groups.

- Classroom Assistant: Assist teacher with lesson preparation, peer coaching techniques, assist students with technology issues.

Days/Times:

- Tutors: Mondays-Fridays, anytime 3:30-5:30 p.m.

- Classroom Assistant: Mondays-Fridays, anytime 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check (no cost)

Mathews-Dickey Boys’ and Girls’ Club
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Our mission is to produce physically active, well-educated and hopeful youth with families at the center of our efforts. We view this as needed to accomplish our vision of stimulating the pursuit of knowledge, attainment of a healthier life and the skills for greatness.

Service Opportunities:

- Green St. Louis Machine: The Green St. Louis Machine is about growing healthier students, parents and fostering a healthier community. We use our indoor aeroponic tower gardens to reduce food insecurity in St. Louis! You can choose 1 of our 5 sites to visit weekly or biweekly for one hour and work with students to grow plants and prepare meals!

- After School Teachers Aid: This role serves as a support for after school teachers. Our program has youth from grades 6th to 9th and experience activities related to supplemental academic education, a variety of athletics and character education. Students will have the opportunity to create or practice lesson plans as well. Commitment for everyday of the week is not necessary.

Days/Times:

- Green St. Louis Machine: Mondays: 2-3p.m T/THR: 5-6 p.m. Tuesdays: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Fridays: 2:15-3:15 p.m.

- After School Teachers Aid: Mondays - Fridays, anytime 3 - 6 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Orientation

Midtown Community Services
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • N
Mission Statement and Objectives:

To provide a wholesome, peaceful center where individuals, families, and especially children can be nurtured, supported and build community together.

Service Opportunities:

- Tutor: Tutor for children 5th through 8th grade, assisting them with homework and other activities. Also, can assist with ACT/SAT prep for older youth.

- New Mother Program: Assist with support groups for new mothers, organize donations for new mother care packages, etc.

Days/Times:

- Tutor: Tuesdays from 3:45 - 5 p.m.

- New Mother Program: Days/times vary.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check

*Mission: St. Louis*
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Varies - short bus ride up Grand on the 70 Bus.
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Mission: St. Louis is an organization that empowers people to transform their neighborhoods. We work to create thriving, vibrant communities by connecting individuals/groups with communities in need through education, empowerment, and economic develo p.m.ent.

Service Opportunities:

- Beyond School Volunteer (Virtual): As an Academic Mentor, you would be helping students grades 3-8 with literacy, academic and organizational skills, and building meaningful relationships with them. Beyond School has two sites that ask for a one day per week time commitment. Training is on-site and there are no special language speaking requirements.

- Meal Prep Volunteer: Our Job and Leadership Training meals offer a time for community-building. Volunteers may cook a meal during their Monday or Thursday evening class. We invite to volunteers to stick around for dinner.

- SkillUp Classroom Assistant: Classroom assistants help facilitate programming and assist the Case Manager with anything that will help class run smoothly. Commitment: 1 class per week for 3 weeks, sessions are periodic.

Days/Times:

- Beyond School Volunteer: Monday-Thursday from 3:45-5:30 p.m. (St. Louis Language Immersion School); Monday-Thursday from 4-5:30 p.m. (Lafayette Prep Academy)

- Meal Prep Volunteer: Monday or Thursday 4:15-5 p.m.

- SkillUp Classroom Assistant: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Background Check

- Application

- Orientation

Nahed Cha p.m.an New American Academy
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • N (on Medical Campus)
Mission Statement and Objectives:

The St. Louis Public Schools ESOL Bilingual Migrant Program is a community that provides a safe and welcoming environment to meet the academic, social and emotional need of English language learner (ELL) students and their families. Our program will enable ELL students and families to develop into successful and productive live-long learners in the global community.

Service Opportunities:

Tutors/Teaching Assistants: Tutoring opportunities are available at the Nahed Cha p.m.an New American Academy or at a district neighborhood or magnet school with English language learners. Volunteers can choose to work with students at the elementary, middle or high level. A volunteer will work one-on-one or with small groups under the guidance of an English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) teacher or a school Academic Instructional Coordinator.

Days/Times:

Mondays-Fridays, anytime 7:10 a.m.-4 p.m..

Volunteer Prerequisites:

Volunteers must be approved by the St. Louis Public Schools Volunteer Services Office before volunteering with the ESOL Program. The volunteer application process can be found at: https://www.slps.org/Page/24445

New City School
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

The New City School Extended Day Program provides a safe, child-centered environment for children whose families choose after-school care. Caring, creative counselors regularly offer choices which help children enjoy childhood and develop character, competence and connections. Talents classes and structured planned activities offer an additional opportunity for children to extend skills and explore new interests.

Service Opportunities:

Extended Day Counselor: Oversee children in our after-school care program.

Days/Times:

Mondays-Fridays, 3:15 p.m.-6 p.m..

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check

- Orientation

North Campus
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

North Campus is a community centered around education. Located in north St. Louis City, North Campus includes the O'Fallon neighborhood and sections of the Penrose and College Hill neighborhoods. Our mission is to build a pipeline of success from birth through college graduation for all the children living in our boundaries.

Service Opportunities:

Consistent weekly tutoring with 3 to 4 youth partners; One- on-one mentoring; Assisting with after school enrichment programs; Student groups may design and run an after school enrichment session for technology, civics, or arts programming, if desired

Days/Times:

Any day Mondays - Fridays, 3-5 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Background Check

*North Side Community School*
Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

The mission of North Side Community School — a charter school serving urban neighborhoods — is to improve each student's opportunities in education and in life by developing the skills, knowledge, and personal qualities necessary for success.

Service Opportunities:

Remote opportunities include:

- Grant Research and Writing Assistant

- Digital Marketing Assistant

Days/Times:

Days and times up to schedule of volunteer.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Background Check

- Orientation

Northwest Academy of Law and Social Justice
Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

We are an SLPS magnet school focused on preparing students for careers in the fields of law, law enforcement and social justice.

Service Opportunities:

Resource Room Tutor: Assist our high school students who are reading or performing math below grade level. As little as 1 hour per week is all that is required.

Days/Times:

Mondays-Fridays, anytime 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Background Check

Overground Railroad to Literacy
Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • N - carpool with other SLU students
Mission Statement and Objectives:

The members of Overground Railroad commit ourselves to our community partners by tutoring, intentionally building relationships, and building bridges of trust between the SLU community and our community partners, in order to disrupt the school to prison pipeline. Our model of service pursues racial equity in all of our interactions as an organization and individual members. We found all of our actions on the principles of accompaniment, reflection, and commitment to our partners above all else.

Service Opportunities:

Tutor: Students will tutor at one of several community partners (The Wesley House Association, Ames Elementary School, Confluence Academy, Sigel Elementary School, La Salle Middle School, Vashon High School, Yeatman-Lidell Middle School). Students will perform a variety of functions, depending on the site they are at. Typically, students will work on reading, writing, math, and homework help. There are also enrichment opportunities at some sites, namely through the Art Enrichment Program, to which students can bring their creativity and special interests. Tutors will also spend significant time hanging out with students, talking or playing.

Days/Times:

Tutors will fill out an interest form with their availability, after which they will be matched with a school and time that fits their availability. Tutoring sessions are usually from 30 minutes to an hour.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Orientation

Play-Time Recreation
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

The City of Saint Louis Parks Department mission is to provide programs for all residents of the Saint Louis area. My division runs free afterschool, summer camps, sports camps, and Saturday programs to residents of Saint Louis. We are in need of volunteers for upcoming programs we have at the Cherokee Center on 3200 South Jefferson.

Service Opportunities:

Super Saturdays @ Marquette Center: Supervise, Teach, Coach, and interact with kids 7 and up at a Community Center. Chaperone field trips and special activities with kids.

Days/Times:

Saturdays 1-5 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check

*Progress Point Tutoring*
Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • N
Mission Statement and Objectives:

To provide free online tutoring to K-12 students with need anywhere across the globe.

Service Opportunities:

Days/Times:

Online Tutor: Our students come from various backgrounds such as those with financial need or limited access to tutoring in their community. Students

like you help bridge the financial gap in education by providing free online tutoring anytime, anywhere, and to anyone who needs it.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

Days/times are flexible and up to schedule of volunteer,

Ready Readers of St. Louis
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
Transportation Needed:
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Our mission is to inspire at-risk preschool children to want to become readers by reading aloud to them and by increasing their exposure to quality books and stimulating reading-related activities.

Service Opportunities:

- Weekly volunteers to read aloud to our at-risk pre-school children.

Days/Times:

Commitment is only 1 hr. per week

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Background check (no cost)

Revival School St. Louis
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • N
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Revival School empowers refugee students by fostering their CREATIVITY, providing CONNECTION to resources, giving them a stage to share their home CULTURE, and developing a community of COLLABORATION.

Service Opportunities:

- Music/Arts Teacher: Teaching instrumental music, dance, or arts enrichment to refugee students.

- Case Worker: Helping connect refugee students and their families to needed resources in the community.

- Kitchen Krew: Be on a team to serve hungry refugee students dinners.

Days/Times:

All opportunities take place Fridays anytime 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.. Case worker opportunities also available any weekday afternoon.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check

- Orientation

Roosevelt High School
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

At Roosevelt High School we believe all students can achieve. It is our mission to create a safe and nurturing learning environment that promotes high levels of student and staff performance.

Service Opportunities:

- Algebra 1 Tutor: Tutor high-need students in basic algebra lessons, either in-class or after school.

Days/Times:

Anytime 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mondays-Fridays

Volunteer Prerequisites:

None

Rosati-Kain High School
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • N
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Through a vibrant Catholic education, we cultivate the individuality, faith, talent, and aspirations of young women who will lead and serve the world.

Service Opportunities:

- Tutor: Assist our students with their homework during our after-school program.

Days/Times:

Mondays-Thursdays, 3:00 - 5 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Background Check

- Prevent and Protect Training

Sister Thea Bowman Catholic School
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Prepare, Inspire, and Empower the next generation of East St. Louis leaders through faith-based education.

Service Opportunities:

- After School Extended Day Tutor: Help students complete homework or explore education through enrichment learning. Different age levels: K-2nd grade, 3-5th grade, and 6-8th grade. Teacher supervised groups.

- STEM Leader: Work with 3-5th grade students every Friday 3:30 - 5 p.m. as a STEM Scouts leader to help students enjoy STEM. All materials, lessons and training provided. Students do all the hands-on work, and you get to watch the WOW moments happen.

- Teacher Helper: Enjoy time reading with students or doing one-on-one help in math. Grades K - 8. Spend an hour or two when you can.

Days/Times:

- After School Extended Day Tutor: Any day Mondays-Thursday, 3:30 - 5 p.m..

- STEM Leader: Fridays 3:30 - 5 p.m..

- Teacher Helper: Any day Mondays-Fridays, anytime 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m..

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Background Check

- Application

Smart Kids, Inc.
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

We are committed to increasing the learning capacity of every child by helping them realize their full potential.

Service Opportunities:

Tutoring takes place either virtually or at various libraries in St. Louis.

Days/Times:

- Student Tutors: Mondays-Fridays, anytime 2 p.m.-7 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Orientation

- Background Check

SouthSide Early Childhood Center
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

SouthSide’s mission is to nurture, educate and inspire Pre-K children and families with limited resources, fostering healthy develo p.m.ent and a strong foundation for success.

Service Opportunities:

- Front Desk Assistant: Help answer phones, greet deliveries, and maintain presence at our front desk. Masks required.

- One-to-One Classroom Assistants: Assist teachers by working one-to-one with preschool children with learning delays or social-emotional needs.

- General Classroom Assistants: Work with lead teachers to implement extended day curriculum in classrooms serving infants, toddlers and preschoolers.

Days/Times:

- Front Desk Assistant: Monday through Friday, any day either 8 a.m.-9:30 a.m. or Noon-2 p.m..

- Classroom Assistants: Monday through Friday, 3 p.m.-5:45 p.m..

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check

- Current Physical and TB Risk Assessment

- Orientation

St. Cecilia School
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

St. Cecilia is a Catholic urban parish and school that provides an atmosphere to serve the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, social and physical needs of the an economically disadvantaged immigrant population, particularly of Hispanic origin.

Service Opportunities:

- After-care Volunteer: Help our elementary and middle schoolers with their homework after school, engage in recreational activities and games, etc.

- High School Tutoring: Recent graduates return to St. Cecilia for assistance with their challenging high school classes

Days/Times:

- After-care Volunteer: Monday-Friday, 3 p.m.-6 p.m.

- High School Tutoring: Tuesday and Thursday, 3 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check

- Protecting God's Children Training

St. Louis Charter School
Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

St. Louis Charter School will provide the children of the City of St. Louis an individualized education rich in academics and character, so the children we serve today can be the leaders of tomorrow

Service Opportunities:

- Aftercare Camp Counselor: These individuals will be responsible for supervising students during the aftercare program. You must love working with kids and have the ability to build a solid rapport with them.

Days/Times:

Mondays-Fridays, 4-6 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Background Check

- Training

*St. Louis Crisis Nursery*
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

The Saint Louis Crisis Nursery is committed to the prevention of child abuse and neglect and provides emergency intervention, respite care and support to families in crisis through: • Short-term care for young children in a safe and nurturing environment • Helping families resolve crisis • Follow-up, ongoing support and education to families • Community outreach and awareness • Advocacy for children and families.

Service Opportunities:

- Child Care Volunteer: Provide emotional support for children by rocking, holding, talking. etc. Care for the physical needs of the children by feeding, bathing, dressing, etc. Help children in activities including art projects, story telling, singing, reading aloud, playing, taking walks, bathing, eating, etc.

- Sharing and Sorting Volunteer: Assemble bags of food, diapers and supplies to send home with kids and families. Replenish Food and Diaper Pantry with supplies from on-site storage. Sort and organize incoming donations.

Remote opportunities include putting together essentials kits for our mothers (toiletries, hygiene products, etc.) or craft kids for our children.

Days/Times:

Volunteers needed any day Monday - Friday, anytime 8 a.m. - 8 p.m..

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background check

- Orientation session

- COVID Vaccine

St. Louis Housing Authority
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • N
Mission Statement and Objectives:

The St. Louis Housing Authority commits to efficiently build and maintain desirable, affordable housing for residents of the St. Louis area through forthright leadership, innovative partnerships, progressive technology, and expansion of new resources. We seek to improve quality of life for our employees, residents, and the community by providing employment opportunities, education, training and ethical, professional service.

Service Opportunities:

- Tutor: Provide home work help and tutoring to youth ages 5 to 12 years of age.

Days/Times:

Tues, Wed, Thurs: 3 p.m.-5 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check

St. Louis Language Immersion School
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • N - 2 Blocks from Metrolink
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Our mission is to position all children for success in local and global economies through holistic, intellectually inspiring language immersion programs in French and Spanish. Currently, we serve children in kindergarten and 1st grades.

Service Opportunities:

- Beyond School Volunteer: In partnership with Mission St. Louis, help tutor our students in an after-school program.

Days/Times:

- Beyond School Volunteer: Monday-Thursday, anytime 3 - 6 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Background Check

- Orientation

St. Louis Public Library
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • Y - Metrolink accessible
Mission Statement and Objectives:

The St. Louis Public Library will provide learning resources and information services that support and improve individual, family and community life.

Service Opportunities:

Homework Help at Julia Davis Library (4415 Natural Bridge Rd.): Assist youth who visit our drop-in after-school program with their homework.

Days/Times:

Any day Monday-Friday, anytime 3:00pm-6:00pm

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background check

- Orientation session

St. Margaret of Scotland School
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • N - Located 4 blocks from Salus Center Stop on Grand Shuttle
Mission Statement and Objectives:

St. Margaret of Scotland Parish School is a diverse, urban, vibrant and inclusive Catholic community. We are committed to providing an outstanding learning environment for children, pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, in which they are challenged to meet their academic potential and recognize their giftedness in body, mind and spirit. Our students embody the example of our patron saint by becoming responsible leaders and caretakers of our community through works of service and social justice.

Service Opportunities:

- Tutor: Under the direction of site supervisor, volunteers will tutor students in grades 3-8 in a variety of subjects, assisting students with homework, test preparation, and/or online math program. Either during or after school.

- Outdoor Learning Center Assistant: The Outdoor Learning Center assistant would assist with the care of our school garden, working with students as they come to the garden, assisting students with planting and harvesting, and general maintenance of the garden and its tools.

- Library Assistant: Our library is staffed by volunteers. They help to catalogue books, re-shelve books, assist children in finding just the right book, and reading to young children as they visit the library.

Days/Times:

- Tutor: Mondays-Fridays, anytime 8 a.m.-3 p.m. or 3 p.m.-6 p.m.

- Outdoor Learning Center Assistant: Tuesdays, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

- Library Assistant: Wednesdays or Thursdays, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Orientation

- Protecting God's Children Session

The Biome School
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

The Biome School engages students in an individualized and challenging, yet nurturing, educational environment, enriching their minds and cultivating confident and creative builders of the future. Our integrated approach promotes interdisciplinary, inventive thinking.

Service Opportunities:

- Classroom Assistant: Classroom assistants will have the opportunity to engage with elementary age learners and support daily instruction in classroom grades K-3. They will have the opportunity to help learners with reading and other center activities; engage with learners during snack, lunch, and/or recess time; support learners during Big Questions units; assist teachers with administrative tasks within the classroom.

- After School Enrichment Buddy: Engage with small groups of K-3rd grade students in a variety of enrichment activities (such as arts/crafts, outdoor play/games, etc), supervise and engage students in fun, recreational activities, help serve snacks to students, help students transition to different activities, serve as a positive role model and as an adult who cares, discuss ideas, areas of concern, etc. with YLC staff persons, and other duties as they arise and fulfill volunteer’s area(s) of interest/expertise.

- Reading/Writing Buddy: Work one-on-one with a child to conquer illiteracy! Read aloud to and with a child and engage in various language arts activities to help students improve literacy. YLC reading tutors can use a variety of in-house and online tools and games to help our students improve their reading and writing skills while having fun.

Days/Times:

- Classroom Assistant: Monday - Friday; 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

- After School Enrichment Buddy: Monday - Friday; 3 p.m.-6 p.m..

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check (no cost)

- Training Session, 1-2 hours

The Magic House
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

The Magic House will engage all children in hands-on learning experiences that encourage experimentation, creativity and the develo p.m.ent of problem-solving skills within a place of beauty, wonder, joy and magic.

Service Opportunities:

- Museum Assistant: answer visitor questions, monitor safety and maintain exhibits. Shifts are flexible.

- Field Trip Teacher’s Assistant: Help preschool or elementary school groups navigate the museum while on field trips, explaining how to interact safely with exhibits and encouraging learning. Clean up exhibit areas after school groups leave.

- Art Assistant: Help children unleash their creativity in our new Art Studio. Art background preferred.

Days/Times:

- Museum Assistant: Any day of the week, anytime 9 a.m.-5 p.m..

- Field Trip Teacher’s Assistant: Tuesdays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-Noon.

- Art Assistant: Any day of the week, anytime 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m..

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check

- Interview

- Orientation

The Soulard School
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

At The Soulard School we are committed to understanding the dynamic process of learning across the school community and within each student. We believe that no single approach in education theory or application is best. In fact, adherence to one distorts the ability to critically examine any others or incorporate new information. Our evolving approach permeates every aspect of our school’s Qualitative Education. Respect is at the core of our philosophy – respect for each person, for life, and for the environment. Respect for each student’s individuality, learning style and intentions lay the foundation of the qualitative approach. We believe that this approach supports the attitudes and behaviors needed today as well as those that will be needed in the future. These include: personal empowerment and cultural pluralism; global thinking and ecological awareness; flexibility and adaptability; creativity and innovation; respect, caring, and responsibility; and competencies of all kinds.

Service Opportunities:

- After School Assistant: Help with after school programs. Planning and implementing activities and general safety of students that participate in our after school program, Club Soulard. Individuals can also offer uniqu clubs that are held once or twice a week for 8 weeks. There are a total of 3- 8 weeks sessions in a school year.

- Lunch Assistant: Help assist in our Culinary Arts meal planning, family-style meals, serving and clean-up.

Days/Times:

- After School Assistant: Mondays-Fridays, anytime 3 p.m.-6 p.m..

- Lunch Assistant: Mon/Tue/Fri from11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Wed/Thu from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m..

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Background Check

- Orientation

Third Baptist Church
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • N
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Third Baptist is a caring congregation of believers who have accepted by faith the saving power of Jesus Christ and who are committed to the advancement of God's kingdom. Our purpose is to worship God and share Jesus Christ, ministering in love to the spiritual and physical needs of all people.

Service Opportunities:

- Tutors: Volunteers are needed for tutoring youth from nearby SLPS schools on reading, math, etc. and for general homework assistance. Also, assist with various educational and recreational activities as part of the after-school program.

- Food Pantry: We partner with a local food bank to provide groceries to people in need. Assist with organizing, helping customers, checkout, etc.

- Crossover Basketball League: Assist with weekly basketball program for children and families! Help monitor, coach, referee, and more!

Days/Times:

- Tutors: Tuesdays, 3 p.m.-5 p.m.

- Food Pantry: 3rd Saturday of each month, 8 a.m.-11 a.m.

- Crossover Basketball League: Saturday mornings 9 a.m.-Noon

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- None, unless working with children.

*Unleashing Potential - Caroline Mission*
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • Y
Transportation Needed:
  • N - a few blocks from SLU Shuttle Shop
Mission Statement and Objectives:

Unleashing Potential, formerly Neighborhood Houses, is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, whose mission is to close the opportunity gap for children and youth by building on their strengths.  We create educational and empowering experiences through early childhood education, after school programs, youth develo p.m.ent and enrichment camps.

Service Opportunities:

- Childcare Assistant: Help the teachers at our Early Childhood Education Center at Caroline Mission in the classrooms. You could be reading to the children, playing with them, or simply helping the teachers as needed.

- After School Care Assistant: You would be helping distribute the evening meal, helping with homework, helping with planned activities, or simply playing with the children. If you have a special skill such as dancing, organized sports, or chess and would like to lead a workshop while you are with us, we will make that happen!

Remote opportunities include:

- Database work (spreadsheets, etc.)

- Follow-up phone calls to families of our children

- Creation of individualized child packets for educational enrichment

Days/Times:

- Childcare Assistant: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m..

- After School Care Assistant: Monday - Friday, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check

- Orientation

*We Rock the Spectrum*
Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gyms was founded to provide a place for children of all ability levels to play and grow together. As the only kids gym that offers an inclusive philosophy we have found all children can benefit from our uniquely designed sensory equi p.m.ent that is specifically designed to aid children with sensory processing disorders. However, in our experience, all children are able to benefit greatly from this equi p.m.ent and by allowing children of all ability levels to play together they are able to learn a great deal from each other and become the best motivation for success on every level.

Service Opportunities:

Remote opportunities include:

- Social Media Contributor: Create images and/or stories to share on our social media accounts

- Online Store Assistant: Help maintain online store, entering pictures and quantities of new items for sale, and coordinating curbside pickups

In-person opportunities include:

- Volunteer Coach: Help children use equi p.m.ent appropriately, play with them, keep them entertained and safe.

Days/Times:

- Remote opportunities: Up to schedule of volunteer

- Volunteer Coach: Weekdays from either 10 a.m.-Noon or 3-5 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check

- Training Session

Wilkinson Early Childhood Center
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • Y
Mission Statement and Objectives:

We believe every child is a unique individual who deserves a learning environment that is safe, conducive to learning, stimulating and caring. Our main goal is to ensure every student is provided the highest quality education possible in a supportive learning environment. Working together as a team with our staff and parents, we are committed to helping each student achieve their very best. Every student is valued and worthy of our best effort.

Service Opportunities:

- Tutor: Work with small groups of students and/or one-on-one tutoring in reading and math.

- Classroom Assistant: Assist teachers in classroom with various tasks.

- Dismissal Assistant: Assist students with boarding buses.

Days/Times:

All opportunities available Monday - Friday 9:30 AM – 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. – 5 p.m..

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check

- Orientation

*Your Words St. Louis*
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Address/Mapped from SLU: Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • N
Mission Statement and Objectives:

YourWords STL uses one-on-one tutoring, creative writing workshops, and collaborative writing projects to amplify the voices of St. Louis youth. We believe we can change St. Louis by empowering young people to tell their stories. Part of our mission is to provide a sense of consistency and security for these students by recruiting passionate, committed tutors and volunteers who are dedicated to attending every weekly session.

Service Opportunities:

Volunteer Tutor: YourWords STL uses one-on-one tutoring, creative writing workshops, and collaborative writing projects to amplify the voices of St. Louis youth. We are seeking volunteer tutors over the age of 21 who are willing to commit to 75-minutes weekly tutoring sessions. All tutoring will take place via Zoom video conferencing.

Days/Times:

Weekday evenings either 4-5:15 p.m. or 6-7:15 p.m.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

- Background Check

*Youth Reading Initiative*

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Address/Mapped from SLU:
Internships:
  • N
Transportation Needed:
  • N
Mission Statement and Objectives:

The Youth Reading Initiative is a virtual, volunteer-based reading organization that pairs individuals with K-12 children in the St. Louis area through partnership with Little Bit Foundation.

Service Opportunities:

- Volunteer Reader: help children, who were disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, improve their reading levels and critical thinking skills.

Days/Times:

Days and times up to the schedule of the volunteer and child.

Volunteer Prerequisites:

- Application

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