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Volunteer Opportunities

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Various organizations will send requests for service volunteers. They will be posted here as they arrive. Please check back occasionally for new service opportunities.

Service Opportunities Clothesline!

The Service Opportunities Clothesline is outside of Campus Ministry room above the petition box. Opportunities will be updated regularly. There are lots of great upcoming projects to get involved with. See Mrs. Popit if you have any questions.

Volunteer at Almost Home

 Almost Home is a nonprofit transitional living facility for teens (ages 12-19) who are pregnant and parenting children.  All were previously homeless, and they are trying to create a responsible life for themselves and their children.  Teen moms live at the mid-town location where they enroll their children in day care, attend school, and go to life skills classes in the evenings. There are many volunteer opportunities for service, including child care, clean-up/fix-up projects, sorting donated items, and tutoring. Please contact Sandi Wright, Director of Development and Public Relations at 314-771-4663, ext. 409; she can also be reached via email at swright@almosthomestl.org.

Volunteer at Barnes-Jewish Hospital - Time Sensitive!

 The teen volunteer program is new at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.  Summer application packets are available beginning February 1st and must be requested by March 25th.  The program will give students ages 15-18 the opportunity to be exposed to a variety of career experiences including clerical/computer positions, retail shop positions, patient and family care, greeters, and other positions specially requested by departments. Please contact Cindy Fishman at bjh_volunteerservices@bjc.org or call 314-362-5324.

Volunteer at the Butterfly House

There are many spring time volunteer opportunities surrounding helping out with children’s programming and crafts.  Opportunities are available every Saturday and Sunday in March, April 7th, and April 21st.  However, some of the days fill up fast, so get in touch with Jessica ASAP! Contact Jessica Deering at 636-530-0076, ext. 12.

 Volunteer at the Children’s Home Society

 The Children’s Home Society in Ladue is looking for a few SJA Angels to help with their winter ice-skating program.  SJA students would meet at 4pm at the Children’s Home Society, then head to the Brentwood ice rink for an hour of ice-skating with some of the children from 4:30-5:30.  Please see Mrs. Popit in Campus Ministry to sign up for this opportunity.

Volunteer at the Harvey Kornblum Food Pantry

Help package food during pantry hours: M-F 8:30-5:00 and some Sundays.  Volunteers under age 18 have to volunteer with an adult family member. The food pantry is located at Jewish Family & Children’s Services at 10950 Schuetz Rd, St. Louis 63146.  The pantry is located on the first floor and basement of the agency.  Currently, the pantry serves over 5,000 people a month from 89 different St. Louis area zip codes.  Their mission is to never turn anyone away.   Please contact Kelly Mueller, Volunteer Coordinator, at 314-812-9386, or kmueller@jfcs-stl.org, for more information.

Volunteer with the Muscular Dystrophy Association

The Muscular Dystrophy Association is always looking for help after school and during spring break to prepare for fundraising events.  There are also many opportunities available on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at the annual walk at The St. Louis Mills. Please contact Colleen Mattaline at 314-962-0023 or cmattaline@mdausa.org to schedule service hours.

 

 

Service Opportunities at St. Joe:
Angel Outreach

Please also check the Angel Outreach page for additional opportunities. You may join them for any of their activities at any time, with or without becoming an official member of the organization.

St. Joe Serves on the Second

St. Joe students, faculty, family and friends organize, prepare and serve the homeless of Sts. Peter and Paul parish in Soulard.

Service in the Community:
The Butterfly House

Click Here (pdf, 327.06KB) to download information about service opportunities at The Butterfly House.

 

SSM DePaul Health Center

SSM DePaul Health Center is currently accepting applications for the Youth Volunteer Program. Each student should apply individually by calling Barbara Toulster at 314-344-7082 for an information packet. In order to apply for the program, students must be at least 16 years old AND at least a junior in high school.

 

America SCORES St. Louis

America SCORES St. Louis empowers students in urban communities using soccer, writing, creative expression, and service-learning. With teamwork as the unifying value, America SCORES St. Louis inspires youth to lead healthy lifestyles, be engaged students, and become agents of change in their communities. Volunteer opportunities are currently available that are flexible in both frequency and time commitment. No amount of volunteer time is too small! Some opportunities include: refereeing games, helping out with a special event, leading a soccer clinic, coaching or managing a team, or taking pictures at a game or event. Please contact Craig Schroeder at 314-533-0302, or sign up to volunteer on the website: www.AmericaSCORESStLouis.org.

 

The Center for Hearing and Speech

The Center for Hearing and Speech is a non-profit organization that reduces the impact that communication disorders can have on the health and weal being of individuals in the St. Louis area. The primary goal of the center is to identify, treat, and prevent communication disorders by offering Audiology and Speech/Language services to children and adults. Volunteers assist the Center by providing necessary support to staff. There are several volunteer opportunities for youth, which can be found online at the website http://www.hearing-speechstlouis.org/donate_your_time.php There are also listed on the St. Louis Volunteens website, and VolunteerMatch.org, or call 314-968-4710 and ask for Martha Coleman. A volunteer interest form needs to be filled out and can be obtained in Campus Ministry (see Mrs. Popit) or by contacting Martha.

 

South Side Day Nursery

South Side Day Nursery has ongoing volunteer opportunities with preschool education, including helping out as a classroom assistant, gardening and nutrition program assistant or special events throughout the year. Please contact Annie Scharenberg at 314-865-0322 X 4109 or email at ascharenberg@ssdn.org, to get involved.

 

The Ladies of Charity

The Ladies of Charity at the St. Vincent DePaul/Guardian Angel Settlement Association have several opportunities for teens, including distributing sandwiches to the homeless on a daily basis, serving meals to the neighborhood homeless and working poor, supporting incarcerated women through the Let’s Start Program, and sponsoring luncheons and dances for senior citizens. Please contact Mary Koenig at Mary_LOC@yahoo.com for more information and to get involved.

 

TASK - Team Activities for Special Kids

TASK has a large number of athletes attending our summer sports and are coming up short on volunteers. If you are available to help at any of these events,contact Jennifer Pranger at jpranger.task@sbcglobal.net. Remember, it is a great way to earn service hours and help out your community. We have 5 weeks left of each program.
Assisting special needs children with Athletics.
Service hours in the evening, weekend or summer.
Contact: 314.845.3641
www.tasksports.org.

 

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