Careers & Volunteers

Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective gathers African American youth ages 16-24 years old to talk about current issues and turn that into art aimed at creating social change. The Artists Collective’s current focus is bullying, bias, and gun violence. Story Stitchers promote peace and understanding through a unique brand of urban storytelling, art, and hip-hop. Story Stitchers work on the root causes of youth gun violence including the trauma of poverty and the lack of adult guidance and mentorship by providing ongoing vocational training, safe spaces to gather, relevant cultural experiences, meaningful methods of self-expression, and character education through weekly meetings, in-school assembly programs, community building, and performances. The work of the Collective is authentic and powerful. It documents black history through written word and art including poetry, photography and video recordings while training the next generation to become active, engaged citizens. Programs become a force multiplier, rippling into families, schools and neighborhoods and offering solutions to pervasive urban problems.



Summer Program Coordinator


15-20 hours/ week

PT Employee

No benefits

Start: ASAP

End: August 11

Program contact point.

Responsible for communicating program details to members, as well as community partners, planning and organizing logistical details for programs and seeing programs through to successful completion. Work with supervisors to design program details within budget. Serve as stage manager, and help with set-up and take down for events.


Strong organizing skills

Strong communication skills

Experience working with youth 16-24 years old

Experience in arts management and/or event planning

Availability for all relevant event dates to attend and work events mandatory:

Links to upcoming page

and Tour page:

Additional hours required.


Preferred: Associates or Bachelors degree in the arts or related field

Minimum: HS diploma, GED Or equivalent experience

Physical lifting up to 20 pounds

Reliable transportation

Two references

Criminal background check

Apply though INDEED

Summer Program Coordinator


Artists, volunteers and youth ages 16-24 work collaboratively in social justice art practice. Story Stitchers is about GIVING to the city we all love.

To apply, please contact us.


Pick the City UP


4 the 2019 Tour
Open to All
By appointment
Stitchers Storefront Studio
616 N Skinker Blvd
Reserve a time slot.
Email or call 314-899-9001.


The purpose of the Community Council is to build a network of support for the organization.

Story Stitchers Vice President Cassandria White serves as board liaison.

Community Council members…

  • ADVOCATE! Stay up to date, follow the blog and help to spread the word through social media.
  • ATTEND events and bring guests.
  • PARTICIPATE in the annual Bowl A Thon fundraiser. It’s a super simple and easy way to support peace!

Join today! The Bowl A Thon Committee needs YOU!

June 19-July 28, 2019

Start a fundraiser!!

STL Story Stitchers Pick the City UP at Gregory J Carter Park. IF8A5358


What — Art, music, spoken word, hip hop, creative writing.

How — Plan, participate, discuss, serve, record, rehearse, perform, exhibit.

Who — A select group of twenty highly engaged 16-24 year old youth.

Benefits — Mentoring, tutoring, access to higher education, better resume, business skills, artistic portfolio, make a difference in your community and more.

Work towards a better community while you have fun, make friends and build your resume with great extracurricular activities, expand your artistic and business skills, and have access to numerous adults for mentoring, tutoring and college and employment references. It’s about giving and the city you love!

Click HERE and fill out the form to apply!


Saint Louis Story Stitchers is a proud partner organization of STL Youth Jobs.

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