St. Louis Arc

Supporting People with Developmental Disabilities and Their Families Since 1950

One-Time, Special Event, and Group Volunteer Opportunities

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Contact the Coordinator of Volunteers and Community Outreach at (314) 817-2234 or volunteer@slarc.org for more information!

Bowling Assistants
Bowling leagues allow adults with developmental disabilities to enhance old bowling skills and learn new ones.  Bowling assistants help keep score, enter names into the computer, assist bowlers with getting balls and shoes, and provide encouragement.

Saturdays from September to April

Children's Meet-Up Group Assistants
Come help with a Children's Meet-Up Group for children between the ages of 5 and 12 who are on the autism spectrum!  Volunteers will assist the children with various, fun activities each month.  Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. 

2nd Friday of the month from  6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

Dance Club Chaperones
Dances are for adults 18-years-old and older with disabilities.  Volunteers set-up, check-in dances, collect money, sign receipts, serve refreshments, assist people with the food line, and clean-up.  During the dance, volunteers are encouraged to socialize and dance with participants.

3rd Friday evenings and 3rd Saturday evenings

Family Fun Friday Assistants 
Family Fun Fridays are a monthly opportunity for families of people with developmental disabilities to enjoy family-friendly evening activities.  Volunteers are needed to assist with activities which may range from bingo/games to arts and crafts to movie-watching.  Volunteers will also assist with serving food and handling money at the concession stand.

Last Friday of the month from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Soccer Teams
Grab your cleats!  The St. Louis Arc soccer team is for adults with developmental disabilities.  We are looking for outside teams to challenge our players for a fun game!  Team members must be at least high school age.

Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon

Teen Meet-Up Group Assistants
Come help with a Teen Meet-Up Group for teenagers between the ages of 5 and 12 who are on the autism spectrum! This group is for teens and their families who want to socialize and make connections.  Volunteers will assist the children with various, fun activities each month. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.

Last Friday of the month from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

In addition to our current special events/group volunteer opportunities, we welcome groups to work with us to create opportunities based on members' interest.  Civic or corporate group project examples include:
    • Landscaping or gardening
    • Painting, cleaning or organizing
    • Fundraising
    • Hosting cookouts or picnics with activities
    • Hosting a movie night or karaoke party
    • Hosting a sporting event party, bingo, or game night
    • Sharing a special skill (arts & crafts, drawing, playing the guitar, etc.)

 

 

 

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Main Phone: 314-569-2211 Main Fax: 314-569-0778

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