Work with Us!

DSCC is looking for passionate and skilled team members!

Executive Director

DSCC seeks a vibrant, collaborative, entrepreneurial Executive Director, who can cultivate community relationships and support a small, passionate, committed and talented staff team. This is an incredible opportunity for a mission-centered individual, someone who cares deeply for issues of community voice and equitable community development, and who is able to capitalize on support provided to build organizational strength and capacity to manage a broad community collaborative. For the full job description visit HERE 


EMD Consulting is interested in talking with anyone who’d like to explore the position – EMD Consulting is facilitating the search, and their conversations are confidential until deep into the process. Reach out to us and they’ll be happy to have a 15 minute preliminary phone call.



DSCC works with local universities to help train the next generation of leaders in community development. Check out three unpaid intern opportunities below. Please contact Anne McCullough at if you are interested.


Community Empowerment 

We are looking for a practicum student interested in supporting resident empowerment and outreach in South City Neighborhoods! You will engage with residents to participate in DSCC programs on combating solid waste, tenant rights and creative placemaking. The focus will be on direct outreach and campaign management, including social media. You will provide committee support to one of our standing committees that is a driver of resident voice in our operations. One on ones and leadership development of residents will be key activities.

Fund Development

We are looking for a practicum student interested in fund development to support community improvements South City Neighborhoods! Work with DSCC's Executive Director and board to identify new funding sources and maintain relationships with current funders. Work with DSCC board and volunteers to plan a fundraiser and work with our Salesforce database to track donor engagement and retention.

Neighborhood Planning

We are looking for a practicum student interested in supporting the implementation of the Gravois Jefferson Historic Neighborhood Plan! Support the facilitation of working groups focused on safety, youth & education, employment & business development, and housing. Support the launch of a resident driven committee that meets with developers about planning and zoning issues in our community. Support residents in project implementation that are aligned to our neighborhood plan.