The Missouri Historical Society’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 the Missouri Historical Society (MHS) within the St. Louis community and promote the appreciation of and encourage participation in MHS within the 20s-40s demographic. Your service on the Steering Committee would provide the necessary leadership, drive and creativity MHS 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 MHS’s visibility in the community and assist with fundraising. The Steering Committee is expected to develop future leadership in support of MHS and lead one large fundraising event per year, along with social events throughout the year to encourage participation in MHS.
Be familiar with MHS’s mission, programs and services in the community
Serve as a MHS 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 (currently holding virtual meetings)
Take an active role by serving on our membership, marketing, executive, or event sub-committees
Participate in fundraising activities by identifying potential donors and attending and supporting special event fundraisers
Make a meaningful, personal financial contribution to MHS
Help recruit other Steering Committee members
Gain leadership and board experience with a prominent area nonprofit
Meet, socialize and network with other young professionals
Represent MHS at local functions
Connect with community leaders
Involvement in a cause you are passionate about
Learn about development and fundraising
Areas of Focus
Trivia Night (annual winter event)
History on Tap (quarterly events)
Please let us know if you're interested in this fun and exciting cause!
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About MISSOURI HISTORICAL SOCIETY JEFFERSON MEMORIAL BUILDING
5700 LINDELL BLVD, SAINT LOUIS, MO 63112, US
The Young Friends of the Missouri Historical Society is seeking steering committee members to help plan, direct, organize and execute fun and innovative events that will attract new visitors to the museum and financial support for future exhibits. Your service on the committee will provide the necessary leadership, drive and creativity the Missouri Historical Society needs to ensure it maintains relevancy in an environment of changing public sentiment and historical interests. Thank you for considering our committee as your next creative stage!
The Young Friends of the Missouri Historical Society is a FREE add-on to Museum membership for individuals in their 20s, 30s and 40s. Members who designate themselves as Young Friends will be invited to and receive discounts on many exciting social, educational, and networking events and special access to activities, collections and exhibits. Many of these events are planned exclusively for the group by the Young Friends Steering Committee and include happy hours, behind-the- scenes or after- hours gatherings, and Trivia Night.
Whether you’re new in town or a native St. Louisan, the Young Friends provides a great way to meet new people and connect to the area’s vibrant cultural scene.