Picture this … hundreds of people of all ages coming together to be physically active walking or running together utilizing our incredible parkway system. That’s what you will find at the YMCA’s Parkway Walk/Run. The Parkway Run was awarded to the YMCA of St. Joseph, following an application submitted to the city’s Park and Recreation Department in 2017. Along with Special Olympics Missouri, we are excited to carry forward the tradition of a signature event that spans decades. Beyond a 5K, this year we added a commemorative 15K Walk or Run in memory of Bill Hurley, a lifelong Y advocate and local running enthusiast.
We are inviting you to participate as a volunteer—Saturday, May 25...location to be assigned (Krug Park, Bode Ice Arena or Benton High School) —supporting the charitable efforts of the YMCA and Special Olympics Missouri. With your help, we can ensure a great race day experience.
We are continually humbled and grateful for the support and incredible people who help every day, contributing to a vital, thriving urban agriculture movement in St. Louis!
Come help out on the FOOD ROOF Farm any Saturday between 9a-12p (May 11- Oct 31) and experience where urban farmers, community members, and volunteers come together to grow food in a variety of urban agriculture methods! Just drop in and make your way to the rooftop by following the signs in the building. If you are interested in a more in-depth experience and ongoing volunteer position, then stop by every week! Dress for the weather, wear closed-toe shoes, and bring plenty of water. Cancellations due to inclement weather will be announced on Facebook.
St. Louis BWorks is currently recruiting volunteer class assistants to help in teaching our Learn-to-Ride class. If you like working with kids and/or love to share the joy of biking - this is a great opportunity for you!
Bicycle Works’ Learn-to-Ride, offers a free program in which children attend a series of hands-on courses to learn problem-solving, bicycle safety and maintenance, and responsibility. As the name suggests, they also learn to ride a bike. At the end of this 7 week, session students will have earned a refurbished bicycle of their choice (which was donated to our organization) and a lot of self-confidence.
Volunteer instructors lead children through lessons in riding a bike, fixing flat tires, nutrition, safety, and more. No experience is necessary, as volunteers are trained on-site with the support of our veteran instructors.
Volunteers are expected to attend most, if not all of the 7 sessions.
Beautiful liturgical music is an integral part of church service. We are seeking an organist or pianist to provide music at our service on Sundays from 10-11AM which would be a blessing to the older adults in our Meramec Bluffs community. If you are available once a month or every week, we would love to hear from you!
Volunteering for KEEN is fun and provides the opportunity for one-to-one work with some terrific kids and young adults with developmental and physical disabilities. KEEN Sports sessions are non-competitive and unstructured, allowing each participant to choose activities tailored to their individual needs and interests. Each volunteer is paired one-on-one with an athlete and participate in a variety of sports activities, including shooting baskets, kicking a soccer balls, and running under our multi-colored parachute. Volunteers help their athlete take part in sports activities and to have a good time.
KEEN offers opportunities for occasional participation, regular involvement, or program leadership. You don't need any prior experience working with individuals who have disabilities - we'll train you on your first day of participation. You don't need to be athletic, either. Our athletes will love you just as you are!
Join terrific kids with disabilities for fun water games! Volunteers are paired one-on-one with a KEEN Kid for a variety of leisurely pool activities, including getting in a squirt gun fight, diving for rings, or just splashing in the water. Sessions are held at a fun indoor pool, that includes a water slide, tumble buckets, and whirl pool.
No swim skills required - just a smiling face and readiness to have fun! You don't need any prior experience working with individuals who have disabilities - we'll train you on your first day of participation.