How can you get involved with Connections to Success?
You can donate clothing or organize a clothing drive, volunteer with our organization or help make our wishes come true. See below for more details, or contact:
In St. Louis: Cari Hill firstname.lastname@example.org
In Kansas City: Jackie Woods email@example.com
From the very beginning, Connections to Success has been a volunteer-driven organization. We depend on the time and talent of hundreds of people each year to help us deliver our mission. Volunteer opportunities exist in every location and program we run.
In the St. Louis Region we are in particular need of:
Childcare Coordinators – (2-3 hours) Provide childcare (and coordinate ConnectKids activities) during our Monday Night Connect Group
Mock Interviewers – (9-11:30 a.m. on Fridays) Provide feedback and advice to individuals seeking employment
Mentoring Partners – Empower a participant to change their life by providing an ongoing support network
Personal Shoppers with Dress for Success Midwest – Assist the Dress for Success Midwest or participants as they are clothed for their upcoming interviews and new jobs
Welcome Center Attendants – (4-5 hours) Help greet guests and answer the phones
Teams to Provide and Share Lunch or Dinner for a Class – (1-2 hours) Provide and share lunch for our Personal & Professional Development Class or dinner for our Monday Night Connect Group. Click here to view the guidelines!
In the Kansas City Region we are in particular need of:
Guest Facilitator – (anytime Weekdays 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. or Saturdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.) Help facilitate one of the modules in our Personal and Professional Development Class, or our weekly Connect Group. Teach an important skill related to work readiness or healthy relationships.
Mock Interviewers – (9-11 a.m., one Friday per month) Provide feedback and advice to individuals seeking employment
Power Walk for Dress for Success Kansas City – (Saturday, June 25, 2016) Assist in crucial roles to help make our annual 5K Run a success! Please contact Emma Cleaveland, Special Events VISTA to get involved! firstname.lastname@example.org
Mentoring Partners – Empower a participant to change their life by providing an ongoing support network. Attend one of our mentoring events and make a connection!
Personal Shoppers with Dress for Success Kansas City – (Tuesday-Thursday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.) Assist the Dress for Success Kansas City or participants as they are clothed for their upcoming interviews and new jobs
Clothing Sorters for Dress for Success Kansas City – (Monday & Friday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.) Help us sort, hang, organize and display the beautiful donations that come in for our boutique!
We also have many group and corporate volunteer opportunities. Please contact us for more information!
If you’re interested in volunteering with us in any capacity, or if you just want to learn more about our organization, please contact:
St. Louis Region: Cari Hill
Kansas City Region: Jackie Lee
CLOTHING DONATIONS & SUIT DRIVES
For more information on how to donate your lightly used, women’s business attire to our Dress for Success Midwest or Kansas City affiliates, click on a location below:
or contact Lynda at 636.940.8027
or contact Brandi at 816.561.5115
Mary Beth Goldman, Volunteer of the Year, 2013 – St. Louis Region
Essie Becton, Volunteer of the Year, 2012 – St. Louis Region
Joanne Sweet, Volunteer of the Year, 2011 – St. Louis Region