Saint Louis University Community Partner Profile
Organization Name:

City Garden Charter School

Contact Person:

Pat Garrett

Address: 1618 Tower Grove Ave.
Phone Number:


Email Address:


Category: Children
Internships Available?: Yes
Transportation Needed?: Yes

Mission Statement/Objectives:


The mission of City Garden Charter School is to provide a high-quality education to a diverse student population, following the philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori, and to cultivate young people who value and respect themselves, others, the environment and the world community.

In the process of nurturing our students to be competent, creative, lifelong learners who practice compassion, respect, nonviolence and sustainability, we will strengthen families, the neighborhoods we serve and the City of St. Louis as a whole.


Service Opportunities:

  • Aftercare Staff: Working with children after school to play games, play sports, monitor behavior, and have fun.
  • Front Desk Worker: Fill in for our Office Administrator at the front desk. Answer calls, triage parents' questions and needs, open door, ask people to sign in.
  • Aftercare Staff: Mondays-Fridays, 3:30-5:30pm
  • Front Desk Worker: Mondays-Fridays, anytime 8am-3:30pm

Volunteer Pre-Requisites:

- Background Check
- 1 hr. Orientation
Directions from SLU: