How to Get Involved

Run for an Executive Board Seat

Paid members can seek to serve for the following year via vote of current members each October. 

Join a Committee

Passionate about a project or issue in Benton Park West?  Take an active role in improving our neighborhood by joining a committee! 


Volunteer opportunities come in all shapes and sizes; a day, an hour, a one time event, or a monthly occurrence.  Benton Park West relies on volunteers!  If you find yourself with spare time, please considering volunteering. 

Video: Volunteers at 2014 Soulard Oktoberfest beer booth.  A fundraiser for Benton Park West and Marine Villa.

Annual Events and Activities​
  • Dog Park (Opening, Yappie Hours, Howl-O-Ween)

  • Easter Eggstravaganza

  • Cinco de Mayo/People's Joy Parade

  • Community Garden

  • IndiHop

  • Fair St. Louis (beer booth fundraiser)

  • Back-to-School

  • National Night Out

  • November Pot-Luck

  • Monthly Litter Clean Up

  • Neighborhood Meetings


Possible tasks may include:

  • Give out treats at Easter Eggstravaganza 

  • Weed the community gardens or planters

  • Call the volunteer list to see if folks are available for a task or event

  • Greet folks and ask them to sign-in at neighborhood meetings

  • Help pour beer at fundraisers