Christian Brothers College High School

Service Opportunities

List of Service Contract Options

All agencies listed below have been organized by category, and listed alphabetically. Each service agency meets the requirements of the junior and senior service program unless noted otherwise. We strongly advise that all juniors and seniors begin here when searching for a potential "fit" for their service project. 
 
Please note that if you opt to complete your service through an agency that is NOT listed below, it must be pre-approved by the office of Campus Ministry. Without pre-approval, any hours completed will not be accepted.
All of that said, we can only share the opportunities we are aware of, so please keep us in mind if you are in need of volunteers for an upcoming (or ongoing) event! Please send all details to Mr. Tom Eichwald at eichwaldt@cbchs.org. As long as the service project fits within the guidelines of our service program, we would be happy to advertise it for you.
 

Emergency & Intervention Services for Mothers and Children

 

Missionaries of Charity
(314) 533-2777

North St. Louis City
3629 Cottage Ave, St. Louis, MO 63113 
FAITH AFFILIATION: Catholic

MISSION: We commit ourselves to the proclamation of the reign of God through a ministry for justice wherever the need presents itself at the time.

NOTES: This is the religious order founded by Saint Teresa of Calcutta. Their specific justice focus in St. Louis is to offer emergency shelter for women and children.

 

Our Lady's Inn

St. Louis City location

(314) 351-4590

4223 S. Compton St. Louis, MO  63111 

Defiance location

(636) 398-5375

3607 Highway D, Defiance, MO  63341 

FAITH AFFILIATION: Catholic

MISSION: We provide pregnant women and their children shelter and hope for a new life through humble acts of love. Our Lady’s Inn provides a loving home and an array of services supporting pregnant women and their children suffering with homelessness. For more than 35 years these families have been sheltered and supported in their efforts to live healthy and productive lives, attain educational goals, gain employment, and secure stable housing. Together with your help, each day at Our Lady’s Inn, we are rebuilding lives—one mother, one baby, one family at a time.

 

Queen of Peace Center
(314) 531-0511

St. Louis City
325 N. Newstead St. Louis, MO 63108 
FAITH AFFILIATION: Catholic

MISSION: The mission of Queen of Peace Center is to break the cycle of substance use disorders for women, children and families through family-centered behavioral healthcare. As demonstrated by the life of Jesus Christ, Queen of Peace Center works to build a future of peace for families.

 

St. Louis Crisis Nursery
North County/South City locations

(314) 768-3201

North County – 11155 Dunn Road, St. Louis, MO 63136

South City – 1928 Gravois Ave, St. Louis, MO 63104

St. Charles/Wentzville locations

(314) 229-0708

St. Charles – 314 First Capitol Drive, St Charles 63301

Wentzville – 700 Medical Drive, Wentzville, MO  63385

MISSION: This organization is committed to the prevention of child abuse and neglect and provides emergency intervention, respite care and support to families in crisis.  

 

St. Martha's Hall
(314) 533-1313
P.O. Box 4950, St. Louis, MO 63108
FAITH AFFILIATION: Catholic

MISSION: Our mission is to help battered women and their children break the cycle of violence in their lives. 

NOTES: Volunteers do indirect service such as childcare, cleaning, fundraising and tutoring. Prefer if students work in groups for a shared experience. Background check and interview required.

 

Food Insecurity

Feed My People
(314) 631-4900 (St. Louis) (636) 677-9885 (High Ridge)

South County
171 Kingston Drive Lemay 63125 OR 3295 Ottomeyer Rd. High Ridge, MO 63049
FAITH AFFILIATION: Christian (ecumenical)

MISSION: Feed My People, a Christian inter-denominational organization, strives to show God’s love and compassion to all His people, but particularly to His people in need.

 

Food Outreach

(314) 652-3663

St. Louis City – Midtown

3117 Olive St, St. Louis, MO 63103

MISSION: Food Outreach is the only St. Louis area organization whose mission is to provide nutritional support and enhance the quality of life of men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS or cancer.

 

Operation Food Search

(314) 726-5355

St. Louis County - Overland

1644 Lotsie Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63132

MISSION: The mission of Operation Food Search is to nourish and educate our neighbors in need to heal the hurt of hunger.

 

SLU Campus Kitchen

(314) 977-3881 or campuskitchen@slu.edu

St. Louis City – Midtown

303 South Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63103

Reinert Dining Hall

MISSION: Founded in 2001, The Campus Kitchens Project is the national program. On university and high school campuses across the country, students transform unused food from dining halls, grocery stores, restaurants, and farmers’ markets into meals for their community. Because food alone will never end hunger, Campus Kitchens also develop innovative local solutions that go ‘beyond the meal’ and target hunger’s root causes.

 

Holistic Approach to Poverty

Agape House
(636) 271-5315
120 LaMar Parkway, Pacific, MO 63063

FAITH AFFILIATION: Various Christian Churches

MISSION: Agape House is here to assist low income, disabled and elderly families who have difficulty meeting their monthly financial needs. The organization assists with an on-site food pantry, utility bills, rent/mortgage assistance, pharmacy assistance, and other needs on an individual basis.

 

Caritas Connections

(314) 225-2605

Kirkwood

1971 Dougherty Ferry Rd, St. Louis, MO 63122

FAITH AFFILIATION: Catholic

MISSION: Inspired by the compassion of Jesus, Caritas Connections continues His mission to feed the hungry, clothe the naked and help the sick, suffering and homeless.

 

Catholic Urban Programs

(618) 398-5616

Metro East

Various locations throughout the diocese of Belleville

FAITH AFFILIATION: Catholic

MISSION: Catholic Urban Programs advances the dignity of the human person through compassionate response to human needs, advocacy for justice, and the empowerment of individuals and families to reach their full potential.

 

Guardian Angels’ Settlement Association
(314) 773-9027

South St. Louis

2700 Cherokee St, St. Louis, MO 63118

FAITH AFFILIATION: Catholic

MISSION: The mission of Guardian Angel Settlement Association is to serve people living in poverty by helping them improve the quality of their lives and achieve economic independence.

 

Isaiah 58 Ministries

(314) 776-1410

St. Louis City – Shaw Neighborhood

2149 S. Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63104

FAITH AFFILIATION: Various Christian Churches

MISSION: Claiming our unity in Christ, in partnership with other churches, and in celebration of the human community, and in common service with other faiths and secular organizations, we intend to: 1) Provide programs and services to meet the physical and spiritual needs of persons in our neighborhood and in our churches; 2) Promote opportunities for an ecumenical witness to Christ in the inner city and to exist as a sign of unity in a fragmented church and society; 3) Work cooperatively with other church and community groups for the building up of the human community and alleviation of human problems such as hunger, poverty, racism, and injustice.

 

Karen House
(314) 621-4052

St. Louis City
1840 Hogan St, St. Louis, MO 63106

WHAT YOU WILL DO: prepare meals for the residents, outdoor work, playing with clients’ children, cleaning, etc. Volunteers can work during the week or on weekends. If a volunteer knows he has a day off school and wants to volunteer he just needs to call by Thursday of the previous week.

NOTES: Homeless Shelter for Women and Children

Kingdom House

(314) 421-0400

St. Louis City – Lafayette Square

1321 S. 11th St, St. Louis, MO 63104

MISSION: Through holistic programs and services, we help the economically disadvantaged achieve economic independence, self-sufficiency and a path out of poverty.

 

Mission STL

(314) 371-2700

St. Louis City – Hyde Park

3108 N. Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63107

MISSION: We build relationships to empower people to transform their lives. With relationship in hand, we have made a strategic set of programs available to the people we serve. These programs work together to address critical stages in the cycle of poverty, like high school graduation + recidivism. We walk alongside people as they work their way through our programs, empowering entire families to break the cycle of poverty.   

 

North Grand Neighborhood Services (NGNS)

(314) 449-1821

North St. Louis City

2441 Fall Ave, St. Louis, MO 63113

MISSION: North Grand Neighborhood Services (NGNS) promotes the dignity of low-income persons and the community in which they share by developing affordable housing, employment and training opportunities for youth, and other community initiatives.

 

Peter and Paul Community Services
(314) 588-7111

St. Louis City
2612 Wyoming St, St. Louis, MO 63118

FAITH AFFILIATION: Ecumenical Christian (but operates in a Catholic Church)

MISSION: Peter & Paul Community Services, an ecumenical agency, provides housing and supportive services to persons who are homeless, especially those who experience mental illness or live with HIV or AIDS.

 

Sts. Joachim & Ann Care Service

(636) 441-1302

St. Peters

4116 McClay Rd, St. Peters, MO 63304

FAITH AFFILIATION: Catholic

MISSION: Our Mission is to Serve Those in Crisis and to Prevent Homelessness and Hunger.

NOTES: This is a great organization for senior service, but NOT A FIT FOR JUNIOR SERVICE

 

St. Francis Community Services

Catholic Legal Assistance Ministry

(314) 977-3993

St. Louis City – Downtown

100 N. Tucker Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63101

Southside Center

(314) 773-6100

South St. Louis City – Bevo

4222 Delor St, St. Louis, MO 63116

Pathways to Progress

(314) 269-5055

North St. Louis County – Castle Point

10235 Ashbrook Dr, St. Louis, MO 63137

FAITH AFFILIATION: Catholic

MISSION: Practicing the teachings, compassion and love of Jesus Christ, St. Francis Community Services serves individuals and families in need through community-based, culturally sensitive programs, helping people to recognize their strengths, overcome obstacles and achieve a better tomorrow.

 

St. Patrick Center
(314) 802-0700

St. Louis City
800 N. Tucker St, St. Louis, 63101
FAITH AFFILIATION: Catholic

MISSION: St. Patrick Center provides opportunities for self-sufficiency and dignity to people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Individuals and families build permanent, positive change in their lives through safe and affordable housing, sound mental and physical health, and employment and financial stability.

NOTES: Interview, background check and orientation required

 

The Little Bit Foundation

(314) 669-0040

St. Louis County – Brentwood

516 Hanley Industrial Ct, St. Louis, MO 63144

MISSION: We are committed to breaking down barriers to learning for students living in poverty through partnerships and programs that serve the needs of the whole child. Our aim is to empower students to achieve their academic goals and dreams for the future, while leaving an imprint of love and hope on young lives for whom a little bit means a lot.

NOTES: This organization was started by CBC parents, and originally operated out of the school

 

Hospitals

Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital
(314) 577-5696
St. Louis City

1465 S. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63104 

FAITH AFFILIATION: Catholic

MISSION: At SSM Health Cardinal Glennon, we care for children and offer services beyond that support the overall well-being of our patients. We are committed not only to healing children today, but finding new ways to help them stay healthy in the future.

NOTES: Hospitals generally require more than 50 hours. DO NOT choose a hospital if you are not flexible, and available.

 

St. Anthony Medical Center
(314) 525-1298

South St. Louis County
10010 Kennerly Rd. St. Louis, MO 63128  
FAITH AFFILIATION: Catholic

MISSION: St. Anthony's, a Catholic medical center, has the duty and the privilege to provide the best care to every patient, every day.

NOTES: Application, personal interview, on-site training. Be prepared to go above and beyond the 50 hours CBC required. Hospitals typically have higher minimum requirements.

 

St. Louis Children's Hospital
(314) 454-6145

St. Louis City – Central West End
One Children's Place St. Louis, MO 63110

MISSION: St. Louis Children’s Hospital will do what is right for children.
NOTES: The structure of the Volunteer Program is based on a consistent weekly schedule, which usually consists of one 3 to 4 hour shift a week. All student volunteers will be required to serve a minimum of 75 hours of service over a 2-semester time period before written documentation of service will be released. Currently, our greatest volunteer needs fall on weekdays between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., though we do have limited opportunities in the evenings and weekends.

 

St. Luke's Hospital
(314) 542-4768

St. Louis County - Chesterfield
232 S. Woods Mill Rd., Chesterfield, MO 63017
FAITH AFFILIATION: Episcopal

MISSION: Faithful to our Episcopal-Presbyterian heritage and its ministry of healing, St. Luke's Hospital is dedicated to improving the health of the community. Using talents and resources responsibly, our medical staff, employees and volunteers provide care for the whole person with compassion, professional excellence and respect for each other and those we serve. 

NOTES: Assignments are based on the needs of the hospital and the student's availability. Please note that evening and weekend assignments are limited. Application, personal interview, background check (social security number required), health screenings, provide complete immunization records, receive a yearly flu shot (or show proof of prior receipt), as well as attend information, orientation and training sessions. NOT A FIT FOR JUNIOR SERVICE

 

SSM Health

See link for specific locations and phone numbers. Various locations throughout St. Louis area. Click on “Apply Now” and you’ll see all of the locations available
FAITH AFFILIATION: Catholic

MISSION: Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God.

NOTES: Hospitals generally require more than 50 hours. DO NOT choose a hospital if you are not flexible, and available.

 

Schools

ACCESS Academies

Most Holy Trinity Catholic School

(314) 231-9014

North St. Louis

1435 Mallinckrodt, St. Louis, MO 63107

St. Cecelia Catholic School

(314) 353-2455

South St. Louis

906 Eichelberger, St. Louis, MO 63111

St. Louis Catholic Academy

(314) 389-0401

North St. Louis

4720 Carter Ave., St. Louis, MO 63115

FAITH AFFILIATION: Catholic

MISSION: ACCESS Academies propels low-income, first-generation students from middle school, through high school, and on to college and career success through a multi-year commitment of enrichment, counseling, and scholarships.

 

Giant Steps

(314) 932-1051

Maplewood

7281 Sarah St, Maplewood, MO 63143

MISSION: Giant Steps is a therapeutic school dedicated to children with autism spectrum disorder. Our programs develop academic, social and vocational skills to maximize each student's individual potential.

 

KIPP:St. Louis Public Schools

(314) 349-1388

5 schools throughout St. Louis city – see website for details

MISSION: KIPP St. Louis will serve as a catalyst for education reform by establishing and supporting a world class network of public schools that develop in all of our students the knowledge, skills, character and pursuit of excellence necessary to succeed in high quality high schools and colleges and the world beyond.

 

La Salle Middle School

(314) 531-9820

St. Louis City – Carr Square

1106 N. Jefferson Ave, St. Louis, MO 63106

MISSION: La Salle is committed to transforming children and our community through innovative education. We work hard to educate the whole child. Students at La Salle are pushed to achieve excellence academically, nurture caring relationships, understand the need for service in the community and are shown the importance of respect for all.

NOTES: This School was originally a Catholic/Lasallian school, but in an effort to streamline and simplify funding, they are now a public charter school. However, they still offer faith based enrichment curriculum before and after school.

 

Loyola Academy
(314) 531-9091

St. Louis City
3854 Washington Blvd,
St. Louis, MO 63108  
FAITH AFFILIATION: Catholic

MISSION: Loyola Academy of St. Louis is a Jesuit middle school for boys who have the potential for college preparatory work, but whose progress may be impeded by economic or social circumstances. The Loyola community conducts a challenging program that supports families in preparing each student to achieve his full human potential. In the Ignatian tradition, the school inspires its students to lives of service and leadership through the use of their God-given talents.

 

Marian Middle School
(314) 771-7674

South St. Louis City
4130 Wyoming, St Louis, MO 63116
FAITH AFFILIATION: Catholic

MISSION: Marian Middle School, a Catholic school welcoming adolescent girls of all backgrounds, is committed to breaking the cycle of poverty through education. Marian fosters each student’s spiritual, academic, social, moral, emotional, and physical development from middle school through post-secondary education as a foundation for career success.

 

Miriam School
(314) 968-5225

4 learning centers located throughout St. Louis Country.

MISSION: The mission of Miriam School is to encourage children with complex learning disabilities to recognize and successfully meet their potential.

 

Special School District (SSD) of St. Louis County

See link for specific locations and phone numbers. Several locations throughout St. Louis area.

MISSION: In collaboration with partner districts, we provide technical education and a wide variety of individualized educational and support services designed for each student’s successful contribution to our community.

 

St. Frances Cabrini Academy

(314) 776-0883

St. Louis City

3022 Oregon Ave, St. Louis, MO 63118

FAITH AFFILIATION: Catholic

MISSION: St. Frances Cabrini Academy is a Catholic elementary school that educates by nurturing the growth of each child’s mind, body, and spirit. We celebrate our diversity while acting together to proclaim the Gospel. We commit ourselves to justice, the value of a quality education for all, and the vibrancy of the city of St. Louis.

 

Services for the Elderly

Bethesda Meadows Community
See link for specific locations and phone numbers. Various locations throughout St. Louis area.

MISSION: Bethesda Health Group provides exceptional senior living, care and services through our retirement communities, skilled nursing home communities and home and community based programs, which place equal focus on quality and value.

 

Cardinal Ritter Senior Services
(314) 961-8000
Shrewsbury

7601 Watson Road, St. Louis, MO 63119
FAITH AFFILIATION: Catholic

MISSION: Cardinal Ritter Senior Services is a recognized provider in giving person centered care through an integrated continuum of quality residential, healthcare and supportive social services for senior adults throughout the Archdiocese of Saint Louis.
NOTES: Background check & TB test required

 

Oasis Lifelong Adventure

(314) 862-4859 ext. 24

St. Louis County – Clayton

50 Gay Ave, St. Louis, MO 63105 (Second Floor)

MISSION: To promote healthy aging through lifelong learning, active lifestyles and volunteer engagement. 

 

St. Agnes Home

(314) 965-7616

St. Louis County – Kirkwood

10341 Manchester Rd, Kirkwood, MO 63122

FAITH AFFILIATION: Catholic

MISSION: The Carmelite Sisters of the Divine Heart of Jesus and our devoted staff remain dedicated to the ideal of seeing, serving, and loving God in all and seek daily to fulfill the instruction of Blessed Maria Teresa to provide a place where seniors can enjoy life, “lighted up by peace and warmed by love.”

 

Special Needs

Easter Seals Midwest – Autism Services

(314) 394-7100 or email at info@esmw.org 
Town & Country

13545 Barrett Parkway, Suite 300, St. Louis, MO 63021

MISSION: To spread help, hope and answers. We are changing the way the world defines and views disabilities by making profound, positive differences in people’s lives every day. Easterseals Midwest strives to be a leader in the field of delivering exceptional services that help build communities where all people with developmental disabilities have equal opportunities to realize their goals, dreams, and aspirations.

 

Equine Assisted Therapy

(314) 971-0605

Wildwood

3369 Hwy 109, Wildwood, MO 63038

Town & Country

13525 Clayton Rd, St. Louis, MO 63141

MISSION: Equine Assisted Therapy, Inc. has but one purpose: to provide horsemanship experiences to persons with mental, physical, and psychological disabilities in order to enhance the quality and productivity of their lives.

NOTES: This is a great organization for senior service, but NOT A FIT FOR JUNIOR SERVICE

 

L’Arche

(314) 405-8025

St. Louis County – Maplewood

2934 Marshall Ave, Maplewood, MO 63143

FAITH AFFILIATION: Inter-faith

MISSION: Our Mission is to 1) Make known the gifts of people with developmental disabilities, revealed through mutually transforming relationships; 2) Foster an environment in community that responds to the changing needs of our members, while being faithful to the core values of our founding story; and 3) Engage in our diverse cultures, working together toward a more human society.

 

Marygrove
(314) 830-6201
North County

2705 Mullanphy Lane Florissant, MO 63031 
FAITH AFFILIATION: Catholic

MISSION: We provide quality mental health services to severely disturbed children, young adults and their families who are economically disadvantaged.

 

Ride on STL

(636) 464-3408

Imperial

6008 Windsor Harbor Lane, Imperial, MO 63053

FAITH AFFILIATION: Christian

MISSION: Promote health and enrich lives through love, joy & holistic healing. We serve all for the greater glory, honor, and love of God. We value the use of prayer and recognize our dependence on God. Ride On St. Louis operates in accordance with the highest standards in all relationships with customers, suppliers, environment and the community.

 

St. Louis Arc

(314) 569-2211

Various locations throughout St. Louis. See the “Get Involved” tab on the website, or call for details

MISSION: Our mission is to empower people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to lead better lives by providing a lifetime of high-quality services, family support and advocacy. We work hard to provide the kind of individualized services that can really help make a difference to an adult… to a child… to a family. Services provided are designed to maximize choice and to support people, as they build quality lives within the St. Louis community.

 

Team Activities for Special Kids (TASK)

(636) 343-8275

South County – Fenton

980 Horan Dr, Fenton, MO 63026

MISSION: The mission of Team Activities for Special Kids, or TASK, is to enrich the lives of kids with special needs by providing athletic and social opportunities. We're proud to say we've never turned away a child because of a disability – we've always been able to adapt the sport to meet the athlete's needs.

NOTES: If you choose to work with this organization for your junior service, you will need to work into the summer to reach 50 hours. Also, hours only available in the evenings on weekdays. Check sports schedules.

 

TREEHouse STL

(636) 332-4940

Wentzville

332 Stable Ln, Wentzville, MO 63385

MISSION: The mission of the TREE House of Greater St. Louis is to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities and their families through therapy, recreation, education, and exploration.