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One-Time Volunteer Opportunities


KidSmart - Tools for Learning

What: Volunteers are needed to staff several Walmart and Office Depot store locations on Tax-Free Weekend, reminding customers that school supplies are tax-free and to consider donating to the Push For Pencils drive, supply thousands of children in need with their school supplies for the year.
When: Aug. 3-5, shifts are either 9 a.m. to noon, noon to 3 p.m. or 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. each day.
Where: Various locations throughout St. Louis
Contact: Ashley Settle at

Marygrove Home for Children

What: Volunteers are needed for our annual trivia night fundraiser to support our mission of offering services and therapeutic treatment to children who have been the victims of abuse or neglect.  Help with registration, raffles, auction, and more.
When: Friday, August 17 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: SSM DePaul Hospital - May Center (directions via Google Maps)
Contact: Gabrielle Ballard at 314-584-6124 or

RiseUP STL Festival

What: Volunteers are needed for all aspects of our community festival fundraiser, including working food and drink booths, helping with staging and performances, working games, and art and craft booths, and more.
When: Saturday, Aug. 18, anytime between 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: 16th Street and Washington Avenue (directions via Google Maps)
Contact: Cheri Hutchings at 314-973-0322 or

The Little Bit Foundation

A nonprofit that works to break down barriers to education for students living in poverty in St. Louis.
What: Volunteers are needed for the Laura's Run for Kids, helping to distribute water, food, medals, facilitate parking and various other race tasks.
When: Saturday, Aug. 25, anytime between 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where: Corner of 2nd Street and Martin Luther King Drive (directions via Google Maps). Metro-Link accessible.
Contact: Becky Nichols at 314-669-0040 or

International Institute

A nonprofit that provides social services to recent migrants and refugees who have moved to the St. Louis area.
What: Volunteers are needed for the annual Festival of Nations, a community event held in Tower Grove Park that brings together various cultures for a weekend of food, activities, entertainment, and move.  Help with parking, activity booths, food/drinks, set-up, clean-up, etc.
When: Any day Friday, August 24 - Monday, August 27.  Volunteers needed anytime 9:00am - 9:00pm all days.
Where: Tower Grove Park (directions via Google Maps). Metro-Link accessible.
Contact: Sign up by clicking below.  For questions, contact Kelly Moore at

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