FAQs


Where are you located?

3108 N. Grand Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63107.

What are your business hours?

Monday-Friday, 9am–4pm.

How can I sign up for Job & Leadership training?

You simply fill out an application and we will be in contact with you. An application can be picked up at our office or found here.

Are you partnered with other non-profits?

The simple answer: YES. We partner with all kinds of nonprofits to make an array of services available to our program participants. Partnering nonprofits can be found on the Beyond School, Beyond Jobs and Beyond Charity pages. To see a list of the nonprofits we partner with through our AmeriCorps VISTA Umbrella, check out one of our 3 programs, Beyond School, Beyond Jobs, or Beyond Charity. 

How can I donate my time?

Thank you for being willing to donate your time! You can donate your time through our various volunteer opportunities. To learn more about these opportunities, visit our volunteer page here.

What is Affordable Christmas?

Affordable Christmas is an annual event empowering people to provide Christmas gifts for their families. With the help of generous donations from our supporters, we are able to set up a "Christmas Store" where families can come shop for new gifts at extremely discounted prices.

How do I sign up for Affordable Christmas?

We'll begin adding people to our Wait List beginning September 1st, although priority preference is given to families involved with our programs. To be added to our Waiting List, call our office at 314.534.1188 after September 1, 2017.

How can I get a job?

By enrolling in our Job & Leadership Training, you'll be empowered to gain leadership and employment skills through an 8-week bootcamp. With hard work and dedication, graduates leave our program as job-ready individuals. To enroll in JLT, click here.

Already job-ready but in need of employment? We offer job opportunities through our temp agency Hire St. Louis, you can fill out an application here. (Jobs are not guaranteed)

How do I enroll my child in Beyond School?

We currently partner with St. Louis Language Immersion School (SLLIS) and St. Louis College Prep (SCP). To enroll in Beyond School, your child needs to be attending SLLIS or SCP. Visit stlcollegeprep.org or sllis.org to learn more about enrolling in these schools. 

How is Revive related to Mission: St. Louis?

Revive is a social enterprise of Mission: St. Louis. All net profits from the store support M:STL. At Revive, we show how clothing, furniture and home items can be reinvented and given new life. Far beyond that, we support people who are reinventing themselves, transforming their lives by breaking free of poverty. At Revive, we provide job training, teaching good work habits and transferable skills. We teach tool literacy and furniture restoration through a partner company, Anew Nature, that has a workshop inside of our store. Stop in and take a look at some of the great things our job training students have made!

What does Mission: St. Louis do?

Mission: St. Louis breaks the cycle of poverty by creating opportunity for education and employment. Please refer to our How we do it page for more information.