DeSales Youth Programs VISTA - Summer Associate


The Youth Programs Summer Associate will build the capacity of DeSales Community Development by supporting SouthSide Rec program in the Fox Park neighborhood of St. Louis, MO. As a result of the Summer Associate’s service, over 200 children and 20 volunteer coaches will be engaged in youth programs during summer 2019. This project will alleviate poverty by establishing long-term mentoring relationships between at-risk youth and stable adults in their community, increasing social capital and opportunities for upward mobility in the Fox Park area. There are currently 2 VISTA opportunities available for this position.

DeSales Community Development is a community-based non-profit organization that promotes revitalization, affordable housing and good property management in neighborhoods in and near the City of St. Louis.