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Chapter: St.Louis

Overview

Sewa St.Louis is one of the most active Sewa chapters with a wide range of projects and activities covering Health, Education, Community Development.

Volunteer Engagement has been a key focus area with multiple volunteering opportunities and volunteering models to suit volunteers' time and interest.


      

Volunteer

The Sewa in International, St.Louis Chapter invites enthusiast individuals to come forward and help us in our initiatives. Enroll yourself as Volunteer.


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Be a part of noble service to mankind!



Projects

Bhutanese Empowerment 

When rural women don’t have access to livelihood skills, they miss out on opportunities like earning income.

Volunteer Development

It is viewed as a unique chance for volunteers and organizations to celebrate their efforts.

Upcoming Events

    • 1 Oct 2023
    • 30 Sep 2024
    Registration is closed

    LEAD 2023 - 2024

    Youth Engagement Program for High School Students

    The LEAD program is designed to inspire and equip high school students with essential leadership skills while nurturing a strong sense of social responsibility. Our goal is to cultivate socially conscious leaders who not only excel academically but also actively contribute to creating a better world for all.

    By participating in the LEAD program, you'll engage in hands-on volunteering, dynamic expert-led workshops, and thought-provoking speaker sessions.

    Key program details include:

    1. Program duration is from October 1st, 2023, to September 30th, 2024.
    2. Each registered student will receive a Sewa shirt for event participation, so please select your correct size during registration.
    3. A mandatory 2-hour in-person meeting will occur on a designated Sunday each month. Details regarding the  meetings and its timings will be communicated before the LEAD program begins, and these in-person meetings will be held at SCC. These meetings offer students the opportunity to meet our adult leaders, connect with fellow LEAD students, engage in project discussions, share ideas, and build an effective leadership network.
    4. Quarterly in-person Speaker Series (a chance to interact with accomplished personalities) attendance is mandatory for all LEAD students.
    5. Registration to LEAD offers the opportunity to apply to our exclusive Design to Lead (DTL) program, by invitation only for selected students.

    These experiences will ignite your leadership passion, enhance collaborative skills, and guide you in making meaningful community contributions. As you embark on this transformative journey, your registration reflects dedication to personal growth, cooperation, and positive impact. Join us in shaping a generation of impactful leaders.

    As you embark on this remarkable journey, we invite you to complete the registration form. Your decision to join the LEAD program reflects your dedication to personal growth, cooperation, and positive impact. Together, we will shape a generation of leaders who make a significant difference.

    Before you sign up, please spend a few minutes to go through the LEAD presentation.

    Hear what our LEAD students have to say

    Please Note:

    • Community Service hours outside of Sewa are not transferable.
    • Immersion hours during Summer  (weekdays and Weekend)
    • Sewa volunteering hours are not to replace credit at school classes (Gym, Orchestra, Other Curriculum activity).
    • Selection criteria: Limited seats, on first come first served basis. Open to all racial, ethnic, religious, and gender backgrounds.
    • Registration ends on December 22nd, 2023.
    • Info Session for the Sewa LEAD program will be held on Sep 22nd, 2023 at 8:00 PM PST. If you are new to Sewa and want to learn more about LEAD program prior to signing up for the program then please register here. Zoom link will be shared one day prior to the info session. 

      Contact lead-ba@sewausa.org for any questions.

      for any questions.
    • 1 Oct 2023
    • 30 Sep 2024
    Registration is closed

    LEAD 2023 - 2024

    Youth Engagement Program for High School Students

    The LEAD program is designed to inspire and equip high school students with essential leadership skills while nurturing a strong sense of social responsibility. Our goal is to cultivate socially conscious leaders who not only excel academically but also actively contribute to creating a better world for all.

    By participating in the LEAD program, you'll engage in hands-on volunteering, dynamic expert-led workshops, and thought-provoking speaker sessions.

    Key program details include:

    1. Program duration is from October 1st, 2023, to September 30th, 2024.
    2. Each registered student will receive a Sewa shirt for event participation, so please select your correct size during registration.
    3. A mandatory 1-hour in-person meeting will occur on a designated Sunday each month. These meetings offer students the opportunity to meet our adult leaders, connect with fellow LEAD students, engage in project discussions, share ideas, and build an effective leadership network.
    4. Quarterly in-person Speaker Series (a chance to interact with accomplished personalities) attendance is mandatory for all LEAD students.
    5. Registration to LEAD offers the opportunity to apply to our exclusive Design to Lead (DTL) program, by invitation only for selected students.

    These experiences will ignite your leadership passion, enhance collaborative skills, and guide you in making meaningful community contributions. As you embark on this transformative journey, your registration reflects dedication to personal growth, cooperation, and positive impact. Join us in shaping a generation of impactful leaders.

    As you embark on this remarkable journey, we invite you to complete the registration form. Your decision to join the LEAD program reflects your dedication to personal growth, cooperation, and positive impact. Together, we will shape a generation of leaders who make a significant difference.

    Before you sign up, please spend a few minutes to go through the LEAD presentation.

    Hear what our LEAD students have to say

    Please Note:

    • Community Service hours outside of Sewa are not transferable.
    • Immersion hours during Summer  (weekdays and Weekend)
    • Sewa volunteering hours are not to replace credit at school classes (Gym, Orchestra, Other Curriculum activity).
    • Selection criteria: Limited seats, on first come first served basis. Open to all racial, ethnic, religious, and gender backgrounds.
    • Registration ends on November 20th, 2023.
    • Info Session for the Sewa LEAD program will be held on Nov 4th, 2023 at 8:00 PM PST. If you are new to Sewa and want to learn more about LEAD program prior to signing up for the program then please register here. Zoom link will be shared one day prior to the info session. 

      Contact sandiego@sewausa.org for any questions.

      for any questions.
    • 5 Nov 2023
    • 31 Oct 2024
    Registration is closed

    LEAD 2023 - 2024

    Youth Engagement Program for High School Students

    The LEAD program is designed to inspire and equip high school students (8th Grade through 12th Grade) with essential leadership skills while nurturing a strong sense of social responsibility. Our goal is to cultivate socially conscious leaders who not only excel academically but also actively contribute to creating a better world for all.

    By participating in the LEAD program, you'll engage in hands-on volunteering, dynamic expert-led workshops, and thought-provoking speaker sessions.

    Key program details include:

    1. Program duration is from November 5th, 2023, to October 31st, 2024.
    2. Each registered student will receive a Sewa shirt for event participation, so please select your correct size during registration.
    3. A mandatory 90 mins meeting (in person or zoom) will occur on a designated day each month. Details regarding the  meetings and its timings will be communicated before the LEAD program begins. These meetings offer students the opportunity to meet our adult leaders, connect with fellow LEAD students, engage in project discussions, share ideas, and build an effective leadership network.
    4. Quarterly in-person Speaker Series (a chance to interact with accomplished personalities) attendance is mandatory for all LEAD students.
    5. Registration to LEAD offers the opportunity to apply to our exclusive Design to Lead (DTL) program, by invitation only for selected students.

    These experiences will ignite your leadership passion, enhance collaborative skills, and guide you in making meaningful community contributions. As you embark on this transformative journey, your registration reflects dedication to personal growth, cooperation, and positive impact. Join us in shaping a generation of impactful leaders.

    As you embark on this remarkable journey, we invite you to complete the registration form. Your decision to join the LEAD program reflects your dedication to personal growth, cooperation, and positive impact. Together, we will shape a generation of leaders who make a significant difference.

    Please Note:

    • Community Service hours outside of Sewa are not transferable.
    • Sewa volunteering hours are not to replace credit at school classes (Gym, Orchestra, Other Curriculum activity).
    • Selection criteria: Limited seats, on first come first served basis. Open to all racial, ethnic, religious, and gender backgrounds.
    • Registration ends on November 20th, 2023.
    • You will be informed about the Info Session for the Sewa LEAD program. 

      Contact sewadetroit.lead@gmail.com for any questions.

    • 1 Jan 2024
    • (MST)
    • 31 Oct 2024
    • (MDT)
    • Phoenix, AZ
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Sewa Phoenix LEAD 2024

    (LEAD - Leadership, Education And Development) 

    Youth Engagement Program for High School Students


    General Eligibility: Incoming and Current High Schoolers (Grade 8-12). All participants should always exhibit commitment to the values of Sewa and act with integrity and discipline.

    Program Dates : January 1st 2024 to October 31st, 2024

    Selection Criteria: Limited seats; enrolled on a first-come first-serve basis. Open to all nationalities, religious and ethnic backgrounds.

    Registration Fee: $100 per student

    Registration Deadline: December 31st, 2023

    Commitment : Each participant is expected to commit to at least 35 hours of volunteering.

    As a part of the LEAD program, young adults are provided with opportunities to participate and / or lead various activities and to earn volunteering hours. Sewa International will provide certificates as well as a recommendation for Presidential Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) for qualified participants.

    Here is sample list of activities:

    1. Park Cleanup

    2. Tutoring

    3. Environment and Sustainability

    4. Create your own DIY initiative to address community needs.

    5. Sewa Diwali Food Drive

    6. Fundraising to support Sewa Projects

    7. Community service activities


    For general questions, please refer to the FAQ.

    Contact phoenix@sewausa.org for any questions.



      • 17 Feb 2024
      • 30 Nov 2024

      Youth Engagement Program for High School Students

      The LEAD program is designed to inspire and equip high school students with essential leadership skills while nurturing a strong sense of social responsibility. Our goal is to cultivate socially conscious leaders who not only excel academically but also actively contribute to creating a better world for all.

      To know more about LEAD program, watch the Sewa LEAD Video 

      To know more about other Sewa Programs, visit Houston Chapter Website 





        • 9 Mar 2024
        • 8:00 AM (CST)
        • Tom Bass Park, 15108 Cullen Blvd, Houston, TX 77047
        • 60
        Register


        We invite you to participate in this 5k event being done to encourage physical fitness and balanced lifestyle in our communities. 

        Detailed instructions and directions will be sent to registered participants before the event. Every individual needs to register separately, as we need to know exact head count to plan for the logistics.

        Walk-in's are NOT allowed, registration is mandatory

        Register Today!


        • 9 Mar 2024
        • (CST)
        • 16 Mar 2024
        • (CDT)
        • 4 sessions
        • 3515 US-90 ALT, Rosenberg, TX 77471
        • 74
        Register

        Sewa International and Houston Maharashtra Mandal jointly invite you to volunteer at HMM Community Center.

        Looking for Adult and Youth Volunteers (ages 13 years & above)

        Volunteers age 12 and under will need be accompanied by parent volunteers.

        Various volunteer activities planned for different age groups including outdoor activities as well as indoor activities. e,g, soil leveling, general clean up, shelves building, inventory management, wood framing, building wooden benches and deck (DIY), painting, etc. 

        Full sleeves clothes (pants/jeans) and Closed toe shoes required. Tools and work gloves will be provided.

        Thirty Slots available per shift, First come first serve basis only.

        Contacts: Abhishek Bhat (806) 281-7617

                        Rajesh Patwari (281) 352-8205


        • 23 Mar 2024
        • (CDT)
        • 24 Mar 2024
        • (CDT)
        • 2 sessions
        • 1000 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002
        • 8
        Register

        Sewa International invite you to volunteer in our monthly community service activity, festival details at - http://www.bayoucityartfestival.com

        Looking for Adult / Youth / High School Volunteers (ages 13 years & above)

        Twenty Slots available per shift, First come first serve basis only.

        • Complimentary Entry to the Art festival
        • Complimentary Collective T-Shirt with Featured Artist Art Work
        • Complimentary Light Refreshments
        • Parking Benefits 
        • Sign Up With A Friend For A Shared Experience
        • Earn Community Service Hours
        • A Chance To Win One Of Our Great Raffle Prizes