Saint Louis University Community Partner Profile
Organization Name: Pathways to Independence
Contact Person: Craig Strohbeck
Address: 200 S. Hanley, Ste. 103
Phone Number: 314-863-0202
Email Address:
Category: Adult Education/Mental Health and Disabilities
Internships Available?: Yes
Transportation Needed?: No (MetroLink)

Mission Statement/Objectives:

Pathways to Independence supports, educates, and empowers adults with learning disabilities and associated disorders to obtain the personal growth, enhanced social skills, and greater self-reliance needed for productive employment and meaningful personal relationships. We accomplish our mission through experiential education, employment preparation, recreational programs, community and volunteer activities, and family support programs.

Service Opportunities:


Event Volunteer: Event supporters attend social events and interact with our clients, in doing so, helping clients to learn socialization patterns and common social etiquette skills. Volunteers often can engage in recreational/leisure events alongside clients.

Office Supporter: Office Supporters will perform light office functions including answering calls, data entry, filing, revise forms and assist staff as needed with various projects that will enhance the overall program.

Event Volunteer: Tuesday-Friday evenings, 5:30-9pm; Saturdays or Sundays, 11am-3pm.

Office Supporter: Mondays-Fridays, anytime 8:30am-5pm

Volunteer Pre-Requisites:

- Application
- Background Check (no cost)
- Orientation
Directions from SLU: