There are a variety of opportunities for people to get involved with Rise’s efforts in the St. Louis region.

Internships and Practicums

We are currently seeking intern and practicum students for the Spring and Summer of 2021.

Application Deadline: November 20 at 5:00 pm

Click here for additional information on practicums.

Interns are welcome to apply from academic backgrounds that would lend themselves well to community development and real-estate. This includes, but is not limited to: students of Urban Planning, Public Administration, Social Work, and Geographic Information Systems.

The Young Friends and Young Professionals Board

Rise supports the Young Friends and their executive board, the Young Professionals. This is a group of young professionals in the St. Louis area who volunteer their time on service projects to help make the region better. Learn more about this organization here. 

Career Opportunities

Rise is seeking a new Executive Director to lead the organization into its next era of growth and success. The Executive Director is the key management leader of Rise and its affiliates and is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization.

Click here to learn more and apply.

Volunteer Opportunities

As a non-profit, Rise is always looking for people to lend their time; especially during the Rise-Up festival. Email us for more information.

Note that while one of our core functions is real-estate development, we do not seek volunteers to assist in the physical construction of properties.