One-Time Volunteer Opportunities

 

November

Who: United Cerebral Palsy of St. Louis
What: Volunteers are needed for our Everyday Heroes Trivia Night. Help with registration, banking, greeting guests, selling raffle tickets, and event set-up/clean-up.
When: Friday, November 17 - Setup anytime 10am-4pm; Event anytime 4pm-10pm
Where: Kirkwood Community Center, 111 S. Geyer (Click here for directions)
Contact: Linda Short at 314-963-0880 or linda@partiesandprops.com

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Who: National Alliance for Mental Health - St. Louis
What: Volunteers are needed for our annual Celebrating Beautiful Minds Gala and Award Ceremony.  Cocktail attire required.
When: Saturday, November 18 from 5:30 p.m. - 9:40 p.m., withs setup from 9:00 a.m. - Noon (no dress code).
Where: Ritz Carlton, 100 Carondelet Plaza (Click here for directions)  ***MetroLink Accessible***
Contact: Sharon Lyons, 314-962-4670 or sharon@namistl.org

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Who: Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition - ReFresh Thrift Shop
What: Volunteers are needed for a thrift shop day of service - helping sort and tag donations, dress mannequins, etc.
When: Saturday, November 18 from 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Where: 1710 S. Brentwood Blvd. (Click here for directions)
Contact: Shelley Thomas-Benke at 314-367-8373 or shelleythomasbenke@foster-adopt.org

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Who: LifeBridge Partnership, assisting youth with developmental disabilities.
What: Volunteers are needed for our Festival of Lights day - bringing our youth downtown to enjoy the annual Festival of Lights in Union Station.
When: Saturday, November 18 from 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Where: Union Station (Click here for directions)  ***MetroLink Accessible***
Contact: Jennifer Jones at 314-989-1188 or jenniferj@lifebridgestl.org

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Who: March of Dimes
What: Volunteers are needed for our annual Nurse of the Year Awards Ceremony, honoring those nurses who cared for our children.  Various shifts available, but cocktail attire required.
When: Saturday, November 18 anytime 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Where: Hyatt Regency at the Arch (Click here for directions) ***MetroLink Accessible***
Contact: Haley Clark, 314-513-9966 or hclark@marchofdimes.org

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Who: Arthritis Foundation
What: Volunteers are needed for Jingle Bell Run, our annual fundraiser 5K Walk/Run.  Assist with course direction, refreshments, and more.
When: Sunday, November 19 from 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Where: Hollywood Casino, Maryland Heights (Click here for directions)
Contact: Kim Rosenthal at 314-447-4880 or krosenth@arthritis.org

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Who: St. Louis Chess Club
What: Volunteers are needed for our monthly chess tournaments for St. Louis Public School youth. No chess experience necessary - help with set-up, scoring, registration, and more.
When: Sunday, November 19 anytime 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Global Citizenship ***On Campus***
Contact: Kareem Talhouni, scholastics@saintlouischessclub.org

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Who: Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN), an organization that promotes physical activities and sports among youth with developmental disabilities.
What: Volunteers are needed for our Recreational Swim Days, at a fun indoor pool with a water slide, tumble buckets, and whirl pool. No swim skills or prior experience working with kids with disabilities is required.
When: Sunday, November 19 from 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: Center of Clayton, 50 Gay Ave. (Click here for directions) ***MetroLink Accessible***
Contact: Kristen Kremer, 314-496-9517 or kpeters@keenstlouis.org

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Who: Easterseals Midwest, supporting individuals with developmental disabilities.
What: Volunteers are needed for our 34th Annual Gala and Auction, assisting with a variety of tasks including working game/activity stations with kids, face-painting, selling raffle tickets, and registration.
When: Tuesday, November 28 anytime 3:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. and Wednesday, November 29 anytime 3:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Where: DoubleTree Hilton, Westport Plaza (Click here for directions)
Contact: Jessa Glick at jessa.glick@esmw.orgor 314-394-7054

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Who: AFA Academy, an organization that seeks to increase awareness and educating people about autism.
What: We are in need of volunteers to assist AFA Academy staff in babysitting children with special needs while their parents are attending the Holiday Gala and enjoying a kid free night in the nearby ballroom. Volunteers are paired with a child and they are buddies for the entire evening. Volunteers will participate in fun activities with their child including reading stories, playing games and with toys, doing puzzles and crafts and watching movies. Dinner will be provided.
When: Thursday, November 30th from 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Where: Doubletree Hotel at Westport Plaza (Click here for directions)
Contact: Jen Kostecki at 636-405-2701 or JKostecki@howardparkcenter.org

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December

Who: Family Hospice.
What: Volunteers are needed for our annual Tree of Memories event for the holidays, where community members can purchase handmade angel ornaments in memory of loved ones.  Help people make purchases, visit with customers, etc.
When: Any day Monday, November 27 - Friday, December 22.  Monday-Thursday shifts can be anytime 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.; Fridays-Sundays anytime 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Where: St. Claire Square Food Court (Click here for directions)
Contact: Caryn Meder at cmeder@familyhospice.org or 618-558-4641

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Who: Perennial, a non-profit organization dedicated to creative reuse—the process of artistically transforming discarded goods into objects of worth.
What: Volunteers are needed for a Community Clothing Swap, where hundreds of people bring in their old clothes for something new.
When: Sunday, December 3 from Noon - 5 p.m.
Where: 3672 S. Broadway (Click here for directions)
Contact: Jenny Murphy at 314-832-2288 or jenny@perennialstl.org

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Who: Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN), an organization that promotes physical activities and sports among youth with developmental disabilities.
What: Volunteers are needed for our Recreational Swim Days, at a fun indoor pool with a water slide, tumble buckets, and whirl pool. No swim skills or prior experience working with kids with disabilities is required.
When: Sunday, December 3 from 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: Center of Clayton, 50 Gay Ave. (Click here for directions) ***MetroLink Accessible***
Contact: Kristen Kremer, 314-496-9517 or kpeters@keenstlouis.org

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Who: Great Rivers Greenway
What: Volunteers are needed for Trojan Park Volunteer Days, a monthly cleanup and maintenance of Trojan Park.
When: Thursday, December 7 from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Where: 6150 Etzel Ave. (Click here for directions)
Contact: Tom Schweiss at tschweiss@grgstl.org

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Who: Missouri Botanical Garden - Butterfly House
What: Volunteers are needed for Supper With Santa, our biggest event and fundraiser of the year.  Help with registration and check-in, running activities, serving food and drinks, etc.
When: December 8-10, 15-17, 20, all from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: 15193 Olive Blvd. (Click here for directions)
Contact: Curtis Parsons at 636-530-0076 or cparsons@mobot.org

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Who: St. Louis Chess Club
What: Volunteers are needed for our monthly chess tournaments for St. Louis Public School youth. No chess experience necessary - help with set-up, scoring, registration, and more.
When: Saturday, December 23 anytime 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Global Citizenship ***On Campus***
Contact: Kareem Talhouni, scholastics@saintlouischessclub.org

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Who: Jewish and Muslim Day of Community Service
What: Volunteers are encouraged to register for one of several volunteer projects taking place in St. Louis on Christmas Day.  Volunteers of all faiths (or of none) are welcome!
When: Monday, December 25 anytime 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Various locations around St. Louis
Contact: For question, email abanford@jcrcstl.org.  To register, click below:

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