Volunteers

Volunteers

One of the greatest gifts you can give to a nonprofit organization is the gift of time and talent.

Volunteer Your Expertise

  • Building Maintenance
  • Computer Instruction
  • Gardening/Landscaping
  • Graphic Design
  • Photography
  • ESL Instruction

Volunteer Your Time

Mock Interviews

Monday-Wednesday between 10am-2pm
Play the role of the employer as clients perfect their interviewing skills.
*1 - 2 hour commitment

Administrative Assistance

Monday-Friday between 8am-5pm
Assist with client paperwork, organization, filing, and other office duties to ensure efficient service.
*No specific hour commitment

Group Volunteering

Your work, church, or friend group can help the agency with group projects such as landscaping, clothing drives, preparing lunch for low-income individuals, or collaborating to put on a fundraiser to help our clients.

Volunteer With Our Sack Lunch Program

What: lunch for 25-30 clients (sandwich, chips, fruit, etc.) Where: Employment Connection, 2838 Market Street When: Any Tuesday or Wednesday at noon (except the 4th week of the month)

This program is for homeless individuals, veterans, ex-offenders, welfare recipients, and other low-income clients who attend job readiness training classes at our office. We try to get these individuals off public assistance and out of the streets, but do not have the budget to feed them as well. Most of our clients don’t have money for lunch and many eat only a bag of potato chips for the entire day. We ask volunteers to prepare a simple lunch (such as a sack lunch) for about 25 people and bring it to our office either early in the day or at 12:00 if you wish to have a tour and eat lunch with the clients.

Student Volunteers

Get internships and/or work experience in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Development
  • Volunteer recruitment
  • Programs
  • Office assistance
  • Counseling

Questions About Our Student Program?

Contact Celeste Rearick at 314-333-5636 or email rearickc@employmentstl.org

For All Other Volunteer Program Questions

Contact Stephanie Weinhaus at 314-333-5645 or email weinhauss@employmentstl.org

You may also fill out a volunteer inquiry survey by clicking here.

I found myself in an environment that felt like a family. I have gotten my life together faster than I ever could have imagined.
Steve W., Employment Connection Client