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One-Time Volunteer Opportunities

Please note that in light of COVID-19, one-time events and programs held by community organizations are extremely limited.  To become connected to ongoing service opportunities (both remote and limited in-person), please complete a Service Interest Form or explore our Community Partners Database.      

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Who: Trailnet, making walking and biking better for everyone in St. Louis.
What: Volunteers are needed for our annual September Bike Count, helping track the usage of walking and biking trails around the St. Louis area.
When: Any day, all of September - times up to schedule of volunteer.
Where: Locations vary.
Contact: Cindy Mense, 314-707-5001 or

Who: Circle of Light, a community organization dedicated to improving the lives of those that live in North St. Louis.
What: Volunteers are needed to assist with our outdoor community garden, harvesting vegetables, cleaning the area, etc.
When: Saturday, September 19 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: 10832 Bellefontaine Rd. (click for directions via Google Maps)
Contact: Sandra Wood, 314-504-6152 or

Who: Loyola Academy, a Jesuit middle school for low-income boys near campus.
What: Volunteers are needed for our All Four One fundraiser, where guests receive a four course meal prepared by famous St. Louis chefs delivered to their door.  Guests will also experience a variety of activities and programs virtually.   Help is needed packing bags, delivering meals, and assisting with general event logistics.
When: Saturday, September 19 and Sunday, September 20, anytime during the day and evening.
Where: Loyola Academy, 3851 Washington Blvd. (click for directions via Google Maps).
Contact: Register by clicking below then scrolling down to the Volunteer Section.  For questions, contact Tim Plunkett at

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Who: Wings of Hope, a local aviation non-profit that provides assistance with delivering emergency supplies and transportation to areas in need both nationally and globally.
What: Volunteers are needed to assist with our annual food-tasting fundraiser, Taste of Hope.  All CDC and social distancing guidelines will be followed.
When: Saturday, September 26 anytime 11:00 a.m. -  7:00 p.m.
Where: 18370 Wings of Hope Blvd. (click for directions via Google Maps)
Contact: Tiffany Nelson at .


Who: Brightside STL, beautifying public spaces throughout the City of St. Louis.
What: Volunteers are needed for our Naturescaping and Bulb Sale, helping to distribute and load plants and tulip bulbs to community gardens.
When: Friday, October 2 anytime 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, October 3 anytime 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: Forest Park Greenhouse (click for directions via Google Maps).
Contact: Elysia Musumeci at 314-772-4646 or

Who: The Haven of Grace, assisting pregnant mothers experiencing homelessness.
What: Volunteers are needed for our Haven Hunter's Scavenger Hunt fundraiser, helping with all aspects of this event that will send groups on a scavenger hunt throughout St. Louis, then end with a food truck rally and socially-distanced auction.
When: Saturday, October 17 anytime 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Where: Strauss Park, 3534 Washington Ave. (click for directions via Google Maps).
Contact: Karen Klaus at 314-621-6507 or

Who: Annie's Hope, helping children cope with the loss of a parent.
What: Volunteers are needed for the Chocolate Affair, our annual fundraiser.  Assist with set up, event running and more, all in a socially-distanced manner.
When: Friday, October 30 either 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (setup) or 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. (event)
Where: LiUNA Event Center (click for directions via Google Maps).
Contact: Amy LaBelle at 314-965-5015 or