Volunteer Opportunities & Internships

The SoulFisher Ministries’ work in the community is not possible without the faithful service of our volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, we would love to hear from you.


Volunteers of The SoulFisher Ministries:

 

  • Lead our Boards of Directors and committees

  • Help raise funds to ensure The SoulFisher Ministries is accessible to our entire target communities

  • Tutor students in our after school tutoring program

  • Instruct adult women in prison in the classroom

  • Instruct computer literacy classes

  • Instruct and assist with career services (resume writing, interviewing, etc.)

  • Mentor youth and/or adult women in prison


Benefits of Volunteering with The SoulFisher Ministries:


When you are involved with The SoulFisher Ministries, you are helping to bring lasting academic, personal, and social change. Whether you want to tutor, nurture, and mentor children and teens, or help women in prison take back control of their lives, your involvement with The SoulFisher Ministries will impact the future of those in your community.

The SoulFisher Ministries also partners with the University of Missouri - St. Louis, Brown School of Social Work, and St. Louis Community College to provide practicums and internships to their students. Any educational background is welcome to apply.

Anyone interested in volunteer opportunities or seeking an educational practicum or internship, please send your resume,  availability, and what type of experience you are looking for to: thesoulfisherministries@yahoo.com.

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CAREERS at TSM

Current Openings

Tutor - Immediate Availability (Part-time)

The SoulFisher Ministries is searching for dedicated people to tutor students enrolled in the Educate Now to Achieve Later (ENAL) program. Program hours during the school year are 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM on Monday and Wednesday as well as 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM on Tuesday and Thursday. Summer hours are Monday through Friday daily from 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM.

 

Qualified applicants should:

  • Possess solid fundamental math competencies

  • Able to adaptable in a rapidly moving program

  • Committed to life-long learning

  • Strong interpersonal skills instrument in engaging students

  • Be very dependable and reliable

 

All applicants should have access to a car or transportation, as tutoring facilities are not readily accessible via public transportation. Any one over the age of 16 is welcome to apply and must be able to pass a background screening. All educational backgrounds are accepted, with preference given to those with a focus in education. All applicants invited for an interview will need to take a math assessment without a calculator and earn at least an 80%.

 

To apply, email your resume along with your school year and summer availability to: thesoulfisherministries@yahoo.com.

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After School Program Supervisor

Job Summary

*****DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DO NOT HAVE CHILD CARE EXPERIENCE***** 

After School Program Supervisor will ensure that all program activities are functioning to full capacity in working to meet all program goals and outcomes. He or she will also be in charge of facilitating daily programming while ensuring the safety of students in the program remains a priority. He or she will also be responsible for tracking attendance, meal counts, and participation in student enrichment activities. Furthermore, he or she will be responsible for training all tutors and/or volunteers to ensure that programming continues to operate according policy and procedures. 

 

Key Responsibilities & Primary Duties

  • Program and staff management 

  • Ensure all program activities are functioning to full capacity in working to meet all program goals and outcomes. Lead the tracking of goals, objectives, and outcomes as needed before the start of each school year. 

  • Oversee maintenance of all facility program records. 

  • Successful goal completion & participant outcomes 

  • Supervise tutors & volunteers 

  • Evaluate tutors twice per year and submit final evaluations to both staff and Human Resources. 

  • Collaborate with community partners, including parents & Parent Liaison 

  • Team Leadership 

  • Fulfill organizational duties as they arise including participating in staff meetings, special committees, event planning and implementation. 

  • Participation in staff trainings. 

  • Other duties as assigned. 

 

Required Qualifications

  • Associate degree or higher 

  • 2 years proven experience and ability in working in education and/or youth programs. 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with the best practices in children’s development program planning and methods of teaching, and evaluation. 

  • Criminal background check, physical, and TB test are mandatory prior to hire. 

 

Interested applicants please forward resume, references, and salary requirements to: thesoulfisherministries@yahoo.com.

Job Type: Full-time 

Pay: $15.00 per hour 

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Reentry Program Coordinator

Job Summary

The SoulFisher Ministries is seeking a reliable individual who performs intermediate professional and administrative work by providing counseling, case management, referral services and coordinating program activities for our community-based Reentry Program for women who are currently incarcerated are who have recently completed active jail/prison sentences.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the Reentry Program including program volunteers, background checks, and program scheduling and activities;

  • Interviews potential clients to identify barriers to successful reentry;

  • Develops individualized case plans; providing counseling and referral services to meet identified needs;

  • Prepare case summaries and reports;

  • Maintains records, files and confidentiality;

  • Develops and recommends program policies and procedures including intake procedures, assessment process, reporting systems and service termination process in accordance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations;

  • Develops agreements and programs with community agencies to provide a variety of services needed by clients;

  • Establishes monitoring and evaluation processes to determine the effectiveness of the programs;

  • Tracks progress and results and communicates with The Department of Corrections via statistical reports;

  • Performs case management duties including cooperating with the local Probation and Parole staff and community partners to identify clients appropriate for the program;

  • Establishes a case file for each client; developing an initial client needs assessment; and collecting related data such as school, employment, criminal and mental health records;

  • Provides educational trainings and presentations to local officials and community groups;

  • Travels to, educational facilities, health and mental health facilities, and other service agencies such as, meetings, trainings and conferences;

  • The Reentry Program Coordinator will report directly to the COO.

 

Required Qualifications

  • At least a Master degree from an accredited 4-year college or university, preferably in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, and/or Criminal Justice;

  • At least two years case management and supervisory experience.

  • Program Coordination: 2 years

  • Driver's license and willingness to travel

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is

Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail

 

Interested applicants please forward resume, references, and salary requirements to: thesoulfisherministries@yahoo.com.

Job Type: Full-time 

Pay: $42,000.00 per year 

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