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

Internships and Practicums

Rise is seeking applicants for our 2020  summer internship program. This paid internship, open to all current undergraduate and graduate students, will expose new professionals to the world of nonprofits with a focus on community development, community planning and affordable housing. The opportunity goes from approximately mid-May of 2020 through mid-September of 2020. The timing is negotiable depending on school schedules. We will be accepting questionnaires now through February 28, 2020 at 5 PM. To apply, click HERE and download the questionnaire. Click HERE to download a document describing Rise’s internship program. Complete the questionnaire and send it along with a cover letter and your résumé to Brian Hurd, Technical Assistance Project Manager at [email protected]

Interviews will be conducted in late March or early April of 2020.

If you would like to find out more information about internships and practicum placement opportunities with Rise, email us at [email protected]

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 no longer accepting applications for the open project manager position. New opportunites will be listed here as they become available.

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.