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One-Time Volunteer Opportunities

February

Who: The International Institute, providing comprehensive social services to recent immigrants and refugees now living in St. Louis.
What : Volunteers are needed for our Global Farms program, transforming vacant lots into urban gardens for immigrants and refugees. Assist with weeding, mowing, trimming, planting, and more.
When: Weekly on Saturdays, starting February 3; 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Where: 3636 Aldine Ave. (Click here for directions)
Contact: Joel Walker at 314-773-9090, ext. 128 or walkerj@iistl.org

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Who: St. Louis ARC, working with youth and adults living with developmental disabilities.
What : Volunteers are needed to assist with our monthly "Family Fun Nights" for families of people living with developmental disabilities. Help with activities, games, refreshments, etc.
When: Friday, February  23 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: 1177 N. Warson (Click here for directions)
Contact: Matt Bates at 314-817-2234 or mbates@slarc.org

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Who: FamilyForward, a St. Louis non-profit that delivers comprehensive therapeutic and educational services to support biological, foster, and adoptive families.
What : Volunteers are needed to help with our annual dinner auction, "The Rocket Ball".  Assist with greeting guests, registration, the silent auction, and tear-down.  Dinner provided!
When: Saturday, February 24 anytime 4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Where: Union Station (Click here for directions)  ***MetroLink Accessible***
Contact: Beth Greco at 314-534-9350, ext. 163 or beth.greco@familyforwardmo.org.

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Who: BJC Hospice Care.
What : Volunteers are needed for our annual fundraiser, The Flutter Bash, which benefits our hospice house, mobile therapy van, and grief camps for children. 
When: Saturday, February 24 anytime 6:00 p.m. - Midnight
Where: The Old Post Office, 815 Olive St. (Click here for directions) ***MetroLink Accessible***
Contact: Mary Lindsley at 314-953-1671 or mary.lindsley@bjc.org

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Who: St. Louis Chess Club, bringing the game of chess to underserved populations in St. Louis.
What : Volunteers are needed to assist with our monthly chess tournaments for local youth, assisting with table and board set-up, scorekeeping, registration, etc.  No chess experience necessary!
When: Sunday, February 25 anytime 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business  ***ON CAMPUS***
Contact: Chess Club Scholastic Dept. at scholastics@saintlouischessclub.org

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March

Who: The Magic House
What: Volunteers are needed for the grand opening weekend of our new exhibit for children, Dinosaur Train.  Help with check-in, general direction-giving, arts and crafts, and more!
When: Friday, March 2 anytime 10:00 a.m. -  9:00 p.m.; Saturday, March 3 anytime 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: 516 S. Kirkwood Rd. (Click here for directions)
Contact: Kayla Kromer at 314-288-2514 or kayla@magichouse.org

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Who: Christian Friends of New Americans, assisting immigrants and refugees who have recently arrived in St. Louis.
What : Volunteers are needed for our monthly free health screenings for immigrants and refugees. Assist with registration, assisting the practitioners with health screenings, wellness lessons, etc. No medical background required.
When: Saturday, March 3 from 9:00 a.m. - Noon
Where: Peace Center, 4019 S. Grand Blvd. (Click here for directions)
Contact: Laura Brink at 314-249-9219 or lbrink@cfna-stl.org. Volunteers must contact Laura by the Wednesday before the clinic date to see if there is space.

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Who: Brightside St. Louis
What: Volunteers are needed for our Sow Flower Seeds project, filling trays with flower seeds.  The flowers will then be planted in May at various locations around the city.
When: Saturday, March 3 from 9:00 a.m. -  Noon
Where: Forest Park Greenhouse (Click here for directions)
Contact: Elysia at 314-772-4646 or elysia@brightsidestl.org

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Who: HavenHouse St. Louis
What: Volunteers are needed for our annual gala fundraiser, HopeFest, assisting with registration, silent auction, live auction, and clean-up.
When: Saturday, March 3 anytime 3:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Where: Four Seasons Hotel, 999 N. 2nd St. (Click here for directions)  ***MetroLink Accessible***
Contact: Heather Libhart at heather@havenhousestl.org

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Who: Support Dogs, Inc.
What : Volunteers are needed for our annual gala fundraiser, A Fetching Affair, helping with the silent auction, food and drinks, registration, coat check, and more.
When: Saturday, March 3 from 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Where: Chase Park Plaza, 212 N. Kingshighway (Click here for directions) ***Metro Link Accessible***
Contact: Stephanie McCreary, 314-997-2325 or smccreary@supportdogs.org

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Who: Southside Early Childhood Center
What : Volunteers are needed for our Gala and Auction to support the children of SECC.  Assist with with all aspects of the event!
When: Saturday, March 3 from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Where: Ameristar Casino, 1 Ameristar Blvd. (Click here for directions)
Contact: Linda Short at 314-963-0880 or linda@partiesandprops.com

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Who: The Open Space Council of St. Louis
What : Volunteers are needed for our annual Kick-Off River Clean-up project at Lower Meramec River Park.
When: Saturday, March 10 from 9:00 a.m. - Noon
Where: 4800 Meramec Bottom Rd. (Click here for directions)
Contact: Caitlin Zera at 314-835-9225 or caitlin@openspacestl.org

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Who: Brightside St. Louis
What: Volunteers are needed for our Sow Flower Seeds project, filling trays with flower seeds. The flowers will then be planted in May at various locations around the city.
When: Saturday, March 10 from 9:00 a.m. - Noon
Where: Forest Park Greenhouse (Click here for directions)
Contact: Elysia at 314-772-4646 or elysia@brightsidestl.org

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Who: Midtown Community Services
What : Volunteers are needed for our Trivia Night Fundraiser, helping to sell raffle tickets, work check-in tables, keep score, etc.
When: Saturday, March 10 from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Where: College Church Basement  ***ON CAMPUS***
Contact: Laura Lamb at 314-534-1180 or laura.lamb@midtowncs.org

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Who: United Cerebral Palsy Foundation
What : Volunteers are needed for our 2018 Dare To Dream Gala and Auction, helping with various roles at the event.
When: Saturday, March 10 from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Where: Grand Hall, 2319 Chouteau Ave. (Click here for directions)
Contact: Linda Short at 314-963-0880 or linda@partiesandprops.com

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Who: Missouri Jobs With Justice.
What : Volunteers are needed to help gather signatures in support of raising the minimum wage in Missouri as well as for campaign finance reform.
When: Saturday, March 17 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: Various locations around downtown.
Contact: Richard Von Glahn at richard@mojwj.org

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Who: Wings of Hope.
What : Volunteers are needed to help our organization as we march in the St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown St. Louis.  Help hold balloons, etc.
When: Saturday, March 17 from 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: Downtown St. Louis
Contact: Bernie Schmidt at 314-753-5998 or bernie.schmidt@wingsofhope.ngo

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Who: St. Louis ARC, working with youth and adults living with developmental disabilities.
What: Volunteers are needed to be "chaperones" for our monthly dances for young adults. Help with set-up, check-in, collecting money, serving refreshments, and more.
When: Saturday, March 17 from 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Where: 1177 N. Warson (Click here for directions)
Contact: Matt Bates at 314-817-2234 or mbates@slarc.org

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Who: Gateway Greening, bringing community gardens and fresh produce to St. Louis neighborhoods and communities.
What : Volunteers are needed to engage in garden maintenance and prep at our Gateway Elementary Carver Community Garden. All tools and gloves provided.
When: Wednesday, March 21 from Noon - 3:00 p.m.
Where: 1200 N. Jefferson (Click here for directions)
Contact: Megan Moncure, 314-588-9700, ext. 110 or mmoncure@gatewaygreening.org

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Who: The American Lung Association of Missouri
What: Volunteers are needed for the "Fight For Air Climb", a fundraiser event where participants climb the stairs at the Metropolitan Square Building.
When: Saturday, March 24 anytime 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Where: One Metropolitan Square (Click here for directions)  ***Metro Link Accessible***
Contact: Victoria Ballard, 314-627-1022.  Register by clicking below.

Click here to register

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Who: St. Louis Chess Club, bringing the game of chess to underserved populations in St. Louis.
What : Volunteers are needed to assist with our monthly chess tournaments for local youth, assisting with table and board set-up, scorekeeping, registration, etc. No chess experience necessary!
When: Saturday, March 24 anytime 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Il Monastero ***ON CAMPUS***
Contact: Chess Club Scholastic Dept. at scholastics@saintlouischessclub.org

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Who: Brightside St. Louis
What: Volunteers are needed for our Confluence Rivers Trash Bash, cleaning up waterways of trash before it gets into the rivers.
When: Saturday, March 24 from 8:00 a.m. - Noon
Where: Various locations around St. Louis.
Contact: Elysia at 314-772-4646 or elysia@brightsidestl.org

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Who: Asthma and Allergy Foundation of St. Louis
What : Volunteers are needed for our annual Orchid AAFair Gala and Auction - Just Breathe.  Help with registration, silent auction, raffle tickets, and more!
When: Saturday, March 24 from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Where: Four Seasons Hotel, 999 N. 2nd St. (Click here for directions) ***Metro Link Accessible***
Contact: Linda Short at 314-963-0880 or linda@partiesandprops.com

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Who: Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis
What : Volunteers are needed for our Relay and Run for 21K event, assisting with water stations, course direction, and other duties.
When: Sunday, March 25 anytime 6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Shaw Park and surrounding areas (Click here for directions) ***Metro Link Accessible***
Contact: Abigail Beckford at abigailbeckord@dsagl.org

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Who: Kids Enjoy Exercise Now, engaging youth with disabilities in a variety of recreational and exercise activities.
What: Volunteers are needed to participate one-on-one with kids practicing basic yoga skills while developing strength and balance. No yoga skills or prior experience working with kids necessary!
When: Sunday, March 25 from 12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: SLU High School, 4970 Oakland (Click here for directions)
Contact: Kristen Kremer at 314-496-9517 or kpeters@keenstlouis.org

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Who: Kids Enjoy Exercise Now, engaging youth with disabilities in a variety of recreational and exercise activities.
What: Volunteers are needed to participate one-on-one with kids in a variety of recreational swim activities. No swim skills or prior experience working with kids necessary!
When: Sunday, March 25 from 5:45 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: Center of Clayton - 50 Gay Ave. (Click here for directions) ***Metrolink Accessible***
Contact: Kristen Kremer at 314-496-9517 or kpeters@keenstlouis.org

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Who: St. Louis ARC, working with youth and adults living with developmental disabilities.
What : Volunteers are needed to assist with our monthly "Family Fun Nights" for families of people living with developmental disabilities. Help with activities, games, refreshments, etc.
When: Friday, March 30 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: 1177 N. Warson (Click here for directions)
Contact: Matt Bates at 314-817-2234 or mbates@slarc.org

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Who: Gateway Greening, bringing community gardens and fresh produce to St. Louis neighborhoods and communities.
What : Volunteers are needed to engage in garden maintenance and prep at our Wayside Community Garden.  All tools and gloves provided.
When: Saturday, March 31 from 9:00 a.m. - Noon
Where: 415 Bermuda Ave. (Click here for directions)
Contact: Megan Moncure, 314-588-9700, ext. 110 or mmoncure@gatewaygreening.org

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Who: The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
What : Volunteers are needed to for our annual Hunt For A Cure Easter Egg hunt for all children and families, as well as those who have been impacted by blood cancer.  Assist with registration, selling bunny ears, face-painting, games and activities, etc.
When: Saturday, March 31 from anytime all day (Multiple "waves").
Where: Queeny Park, 550 Weidman (Click here for directions)
Contact: Olivia Majerchin or Joe Ruby at 314-590-2234 or joe.ruby@lls.org and olivia.majerchin@lls.org

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Who: Brightside St. Louis
What: Volunteers are needed for our Confluence Rivers Trash Bash, cleaning up waterways of trash before it gets into the rivers.
When: Saturday, March 31 from 8:00 a.m. - Noon
Where: Forest Park Greenhouse (Click here for directions)
Contact: Elysia at 314-772-4646 or elysia@brightsidestl.org