LaunchMe: Find & Join a Young Friends Board

LaunchMe is a free, online database that allows St. Louis young professionals to find and engage with young friends groups. Launch St. Louis has long been involved in the nonprofit side of establishing well-run young friends groups, and with LaunchMe, we are making it easier than ever for St. Louis’s young and talented to connect with organizations. It’s time to get involved, St. Louis. And LaunchMe makes it possible.

Below is a list of nonprofit organizations with open young friends board positions. Click to find out more and express interest.

YWCA Young Ambassadors (YWYA)

When They Meet: from noon to 1 PM on the 2nd Tuesday of every month, alternates between in-person and conference call along with committee meetings on an as needed basisl Where They Meet: YWCA Metro Office, 3820 West Pine Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108

Our mission: To cultivate a community of young professionals that supports the mission of the YWCA; Eliminating racism, empowering women, while also providing members with opportunities for networking and mentorship. We are a newly formed group and plan to mentor the YWCA’s clients including teen girls, transitional housing women, and parents of children in Head…Find Out More

Partners in Sustainable Development Int’l.

When They Meet: Last Thursday of the month from 6-8 pm Where They Meet: Big Club Hall, 5200 Shaw Ave., St. Louis, Missouri 63110

PSDI’s mission is to raise awareness and support to eradicate poverty in rural areas of Bangladesh through an effective holistic model of poverty eradication that includes the poor in their uplift. We have successfully lifted 325,000 of the poorest of the poor out of poverty since we began our work in Bangladesh in 1987. The…Find Out More

Saint Louis Habitat for Humanity Young Professionals

When They Meet: 2nd Thursday of the Month

Saint Louis Habitat for Humanity Young Professionals is a group of grassroots volunteers who want to create change in our community. Saint Louis Habitat Young Professionals (HYP) offers an exciting opportunity for young professionals to bring fresh perspectives and insights into the work being done in our community. Who Are The HYP? We are a…Find Out More

NextStep for Life

When They Meet: no pattern yet Where They Meet: various locations throughout Jefferson County

The mission of NextStep for Life is to provide an array of services that assist individuals with disabilities to live fulfilled lives. NextStep for Life achieves this mission through supportive programs within five service areas: Community Supports, Employment, Family Supports, Leisure, and Residential. We work with individuals and their families to meet their needs by…Find Out More

Young Friends of SouthSide Early Childhood Center

When They Meet: Meetings occur 4 times a year along with committee meetings on an as needed basis Where They Meet: SouthSide Early Childhood Center, 2101 S. Jefferson Ave, St. Louis, MO 63104

SouthSide’s mission is to nurture, educate and inspire children and families in a diverse and inclusive environment, promoting healthy development and a strong foundation for success. Our vision is that children develop a lifelong love of learning, flourish within a supportive family environment and contribute positively to their communities. SouthSide’s YFO is a group of…Find Out More

Rise Young Professionals

The primary mission of the board is to raise awareness of Rise, fundraise to support the mission of Rise, and work in the community to assist neighborhoods with a variety of projects. Rise acts as a resource and partner to the community, bringing together non-profit organizations, financial institutions and government that make successful neighborhood revitalization…Find Out More

HavenHouse

The HavenHouse Young Professionals Board (YPB) is a group of emerging leaders between the ages of 23 and 35 dedicated to raising community awareness and fundraising for patients and their families traveling to St. Louis to receive medical care. Our Young Professionals Board is central to the visibility of the organization and to building new…Find Out More

Red Shoe Society St. Louis

When They Meet: Quarterly Membership Meetings; Commitee Meetings on an as needed basis

The Red Shoe Society, our Young Professionals Group, seeks to engage, empower and inspire young professionals to participate in philanthropic and leadership endeavors while building awareness of our organization, which supports Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis. Joining the Red Shoe Society is an exciting opportunity for young professionals to gain leadership experience and…Find Out More

The Dewight E Patton Jr Foundation

When They Meet: Board Meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of every month from 6pm to 7pm. Committee Meetings are generally held once a month, with a bi-weekly follow-up call or meeting. Where They Meet: The Dewight E Patton Jr Foundation, 432 Chez Paree Dr., Hazelwood, MO 64042

The Dewight E Patton Jr Foundation (DEPJF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency purposed to empower youth ages 12 – 19 years old, with the necessary skills to be productive citizens that will contribute to and be a positive influence in their home, school and community. The DEPJF is committed to empowering youth to be successful…Find Out More

Safe Connections

When They Meet: Monthly board meetings on the second Tuesday of the month along with committee meetings on an as-needed basis. Where They Meet: Safe Connections, 2165 Hampton Ave, St. Louis, MO 63139

The Safe Connections Young Professionals are an essential component to raising awareness and funds in order to further the mission of Safe Connections: reducing the impact and incidence of relationship violence and sexual assault through education, crisis intervention, counseling and support services. Formed in 2010, the group is committed to creating new opportunities for young…Find Out More