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.

Focus Area

Population Served

Meeting Day

Arts and Education Council’s Young Friends of the Arts

When They Meet: Bi-monthly full board meetings on the second Monday of the month (beginning in January), along with committee meetings on an as-needed basis 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


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

YPB of Thomas Dunn Learning Center

Are you the type to strike a match? If so, Thomas Dunn Learning Center needs you! Our Young Professionals Board mission: We promote lifelong learning experiences by engaging our community with Thomas Dunn Learning Center in ways that are impactful and highlight our originality. We walk out our mission in three areas: Adult Education, Arts…Find Out More

Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home’s mission is to give families a sense of pride and improve lives by providing basic household furnishings. We connect non-profit partners in the St. Louis region with donated furniture and household items. We help clients from partner organizations transition to their new living situations with much-needed furnishings and basics, providing a sense…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

Operation Food Search Friends Board

When They Meet: every other month Where They Meet: Operation Food Search, 1644 Lotsie Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63132

Operation Food Search Friends Board is a diverse group of talented young professionals that have an interest in helping us nourish and educate our neighbors in need! They plan annual fundraising events, volunteer at events and community activities,and advocate to carry out the mission of ending hunger in the bi-state region.…Find Out More

Jazz St Louis

Jazz St. Louis is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to lead our community in advancing the uniquely American art of jazz through live performance, education and community engagement. Not only does Jazz St. Louis present more than 300 shows a season with some of the best jazz artists in the country (and the…Find Out More

The League – Epworth Children & Family Services

For more than 150 years, Epworth Children and Family Services has provided the St. Louis community with essential youth development services that have helped thousands of children overcome severe emotional and behavioral challenges caused by abuse or neglect. Epworth’s innovative, holistic and comprehensive treatment approach helps youth focus on solutions, build on inherent strengths and communicate more…Find Out More

Unleashing Potential

Unleashing Potential’s mission is to close the opportunity gap for children and youth by building on their strengths. We create educational and empowering experiences through early childhood education, after school programs, youth development and enrichment camps. The Unleashing Potential Young Professionals Board promotes community awareness and provides leadership and fundraising efforts for Unleashing Potential as…Find Out More