SouthSide offers service-learning opportunities for middle and high school students as well as college students, and works with corporate groups to arrange one-time or short-term volunteer projects. For more information on SouthSide’s volunteer program, call Cleo Fisher at 314.865.0322 or email cfisher@southside-ecc.org

Classroom Assistants

Assist teachers by reading books, playing games, helping with group activities, or assisting with arts and crafts projects.

English Tutor

Help the children at SouthSide continue their education outside of the classroom by tutoring families and parents in English! Candidates must be fluent in both English and Spanish (or another needed language).


Design and implement projects and materials that promote healthy eating and living for our children and families, including recipes, diets and educational materials.

Office Assistants

Greet visitors and parents, answer and transfer phone calls, assist with data entry and filing. Help SouthSide accomplish its mission by bringing good office skills and a smile to our warm and friendly workplace.

Special Event Assistants

Assist with agency’s special events such as classroom holiday parties, agency picnics and fundraising events.

Store Clerk

Coordinate, distribute and organize donations and supplies in the SouthSide Store for our children and families. This opportunity requires a minimum 4 hour commitment once a week and will provide you with the opportunity to work with families, children, donors and staff.


Help communicate with Learning Center children and families. We need volunteers with fluencies in Spanish or Oromo.

Committee Members

Serve on a committee of the Board of Directors: Finance, Facilities/Information Technology, Human Resources, Public Relations, or Resource Development.

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