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Volunteer Program
Helping promote public health throughout the community


Do you have some free time? Are you searching for volunteer opportunities? Are you concerned with your community? If so, the Saint Louis County Department of Public Health may have something for you!

Volunteering offers you the chance to:

  • Network with new people
  • Obtain community service hours that help students obtain scholarships
  • Offer your experience and expertise
  • Help build a more cohesive community
  • Foster greater trust between citizens
  • Obtain some valuable job references
  • Explore new career opportunities

Department Overview

The Saint Louis County Department of Public Health promotes optimal health for people who live, work, or visit Saint Louis County. This is accomplished by monitoring and assessing the public health status of the County and developing programs and/or policies that prevent illness or injury.

With approximately 500 employees, the Department of Public Health plays a vital role in the public health of Saint Louis County. We provide a broad range of services and programs encompassing community and environmental health, medical services, and community education. Our vision is to be a progressive public health department whose efforts extend far beyond the walls of our office and clinic facilities to actively promote optimal health throughout the County. To accomplish this goal, the Department strives to identify, utilize, and appreciate the skills and knowledge of our citizen volunteers.

Overview of the Volunteer Program

If you are interested in volunteering at the Saint Louis County Pet Adoption Center, please contact Lisa Langeneckert at 314-615-0659 or [email protected]. If you are interested in volunteering with any other division of the Saint Louis County Department of Public Health.  We appreciate each inquiry we receive about volunteering with the Saint Louis County Department of Public Health. All applications submitted are reviewed and if there is an available volunteer opportunity that matches your interests and skills, you will be contacted regarding that position. If there are no available opportunities, we will place your application in the active file for a year or until the next opportunity becomes available. - Volunteer Application

Contact Information

All applications and other materials can be sent to the Public Health Academic Placement Program at the following mailing address:

Human Resources, Suite 2025
Academic Placement Program
6121 North Hanley Road
Berkeley, Missouri 63134

If you would like to find out more, please contact Human Resources at 314-615-6490 or send an e-mail to [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you!