Volunteer Opportunities & Resources

Fall 2017 Volunteer Opportunities

  • St. Agnes Home: Serve the elderly with fellow students. Every other Friday from 2-5pm. Starts on September 22nd. Contact hanewinkelb@fontbonne.eduif you’re interested.
  • Good Samaritan Ministries: Work at an after school program with students. Every other Monday from 3-5pm. Starts on September 25th. Contact neffa@fontbonne.edu if you’re interested.
  • Marian Middle School: Work with middle school girls on homework and reading. Every other Friday from 1-5pm. Starts on September 29th. Contact campag@fontbonne.edu if you’re interested.
  • Guardian Angel Settlement Association is looking for volunteers (individuals and groups) to work in their resale shop and food pantry. Contact Darrel Sangster Jr. (sangsterd@gasastl.org) to volunteer.
  • Mission: St. Louis is looking for volunteers Mondays-Thursdays to work with scholars at Beyond School after school on academics, community service, social/emotional support, and enrichment activities. Contact Jaci Pringle (jaci.pringle@missionstl.org) to volunteer.
  • Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care is looking for volunteers to work directly with patients (visiting patients and their family members, providing companionship) or indirectly with the organization (answering phones, typing letters, filing and data entry). Contact Yolanda Riley (yriley@seasons.org) to volunteer.
  • Interested in an opportunity that is not listed? Contact Claire Gunn (gunnc@fontbonne.edu)

To find out more information or to volunteer, click on the organization name to get to their website.

 Advocacy

Children/Youth

Food Banks

Healthcare

Persons with Disabilities

  • Camp Barnabas, Christian camp for kids with disabilities, Purdy, MO
  • Camp Quality USA, camps for kids with cancer
  • Mind’s Eye, The Virtual Newsstand for people experiencing blindness, low vision or other physical disablility that prevents them from reading. Volunteer Opportunities available, a few hours a week or a few hours a month. You decide!
  • Pathways to Independence a non-profit specializing in social, recreation and leisure education for adults with disabilities; work with participants at events, assist in office.
  • Rainbow Village volunteers needed to help with landscaping, painting & other maintenance on 54 homes for people with developmental disabilities

Religious

Seasonal/Long Term

Seniors/Older Adult Services

  • BJC Hospice, volunteer and practicum opportunities
  • AmHeart Hospice in Maryland Heights serving St. Louis City and County area, contact person: pamela.petri@amhearthospice.com
  • Comfort Hospice, to volunteer email Jessica Bray, Volunteer Coordinator or call 1-888-499-5745
  • Heartland Hospice
  • Mid-East Area Agency on Aging is looking for volunteers to deliver Meals on Wheels to the home-bound, as little as 60-90 minutes a week. Contact Mason at 636-207-0847 or mbaran@mid-eastaaa.org
  • Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care – Find a Purpose, Develop New Skills, Share your Time. You CAN make a difference!
  • Lutheran Senior Services looking for individuals or groups to volunteer Preferred Hospice, or contact the Volunteer Coordinator, Kathy Drewel
  • SGSM Network, nonprofit organization working with older adults in St. Louis area, can also email kara.daly@sgsmnetwork.org
  • Ritenour Adult Learning Center – Looking for Education majors! Call to volunteer 314-426-7900 or email the Adult Education Coordinator.

Other Volunteer Opportunities

 

 

Want to Add a Volunteer Opportunity?

If there is an organization or group you would like added to this list as a resource, please pass along the contact information to Leslie at ldoyle@fontbonne.edu

Thanks for helping expand our list!