Join the Missouri History Museum's Young Friends Steering Committee!


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


5700 Lindell BlvdSaint Louis, MO 63112


The Missouri History Museum’s Young Friends Steering Committee is seeking dynamic individuals in their 20s, 30s and 40s to join us! We plan, direct, organize and execute fun and innovative events to attract new Museum visitors and provide financial support for future exhibits.

Members of the Steering Committee serve as ambassadors for the Museum within the St. Louis community and promote the appreciation of and encourage participation in the Museum within the 20s-40s demographic. Your service on the Steering Committee would provide the necessary leadership, drive and creativity the Museum needs to ensure it maintains relevancy in an environment of changing public sentiment and historical interests. Thank you for considering us as your next creative stage!

Purpose Statement and Expectations

The purpose of the Steering Committee is to raise the Museum’s visibility in the community and assist with fundraising. The Steering Committee is expected to develop future leadership in support of the Museum and lead two large fundraising events per year, along with social events throughout the year to encourage participation in the Museum.

Member Benefits

  • Gain leadership and board experience with a prominent area nonprofit

  • Meet, socialize and network with other young professionals

  • Represent the Museum at local functions

  • Connect with community leaders

  • Involvement in a cause you are passionate about

  • Satisfaction that you are making a difference in the Museum’s mission as "the confluence of historical perspectives and contemporary issues to inspire and engage"

  • Learn about development and fundraising

  • Volunteer opportunities

  • FUN!!!

Member Expectations

  • Be familiar with the Museum’s mission, programs and services in the community

  • Serve as a Museum ambassador to the community and a connector to those with whom you have a business or personal relationship

  • Attend Steering Committee meetings once a month

  • Take an active role by managing a special project or event

  • Participate in fundraising activities by identifying potential donors and attending and supporting special event fundraisers

  • Make a meaningful, personal financial contribution to the Museum

  • Help recruit other Steering Committee members

  • Attend one or more of the Museum’s programs per quarter

Areas of Focus

  • Governance
  • Marketing
  • Membership
  • A Night at the Museum: VIP Concert Experience (annual fall event)
  • Trivia Night (annual winter event)
  • History on Tap (quarterly events)

Please let us know if you're interested in this fun and exciting cause!


  • Networking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Strategic Planning
  • Public Relations
  • History

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Requirements & Commitment

  • 1-3 hours per month

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