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.

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Artists First STL

Artists First is an inclusive, non-profit art studio empowering artists of all abilities. Artists First, a nonprofit organization, builds positive social change through art. Artists First excludes no one! Our mission is to provide a safe, welcoming, accepting, and professional space where people of all ages,abilities,and walks of life, can come together to explore and…Find Out More

Youth in Need YPG

Youth In Need is a nonprofit child and family services agency that is dedicated to building positive futures for the community’s most vulnerable children, teens and families.Our mission is to build on the strengths of children, youth and families so they find safety, hope and success in life. This is seen through all programs, which…Find Out More

Animal Protective Association of Missouri

The Animal Protective Association of Missouri is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing people and pets together, advancing humane education and creating programs beneficial to the human/animal bond. The Young Friends of the APA are a group of individuals who identify as “young professionals” and are committed to the continued success of the APA. The…Find Out More

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

Greater St. Louis Area Council (BSA) Emerging Leaders Network

When They Meet: Convene on the last Monday of the month, alternating between conference calls and in-person meetings Where They Meet: Urban Chestnut Grove Brewery & Bierhall, 4465 Manchester Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

The Emerging Leaders Network is a group of young professionals, ages 25-40, who are passionate about engaging in the greater St. Louis community and mentoring area youth, while also developing their personal and professional networks. Who are we? This diverse group of emerging business men and women represent the various communities and industries in the…Find Out More

Arts and Education Council’s Young Friends of the Arts

When They Meet: Bi-monthly board meetings happening on the second Wednesday of the month Where They Meet: Centene Center for the Arts, 3547 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63103

Young Friends of the Arts (YFA) is an affiliate group of the Arts and Education Council, which builds appreciation, participation and support for the arts and arts education throughout the St. Louis community. YFA mobilizes the next generation of arts patrons to invest in a vibrant region for all through innovative fundraising, special events and…Find Out More

Partners in Sustainable Development Int’l.

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

Kids In The Middle

Kids In The Middle is a non-profit organization that empowers children, parents and families during and after divorce through counseling, education and support. The Young Professionals Committee of Kids In The Middle supports the agency through volunteer opportunities, community awareness and fundraising. Their main fundraising effort is the annual Swirl, Sip & Savor Tasting Event.…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