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ACES Database

The ACES Database is a resource for ACES Bigs, Littles, and parents to discover future-focused resources and opportunities from BBBSKC and community partners. Use the links below to meet your academic, personal, and professional goals.

QuikTrip

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QuikTrip is hiring! Applicants for QuikTrip must be at least 16 years old. ACES students, if you apply to QT, please email your case manager and Chandra Clark at chandra@bbbskc.org when you apply.

AMC Theatres

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AMC is hiring! Applicants must be at least 14 years old. Please email your case manager and Chandra Clark at chandra@bbbskc.org when you apply. Locations include:

Cosentino's

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Cosentino’s is hiring! Applicants must be at least 16 years old. Apply online or by phone at 1-844-500-0933.

Kentucky Fried Chicken is Hiring!

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KFC is now partnering with ACES to offer job opportunities to our students. Applicants must be at least 16 years old age to be a team member and 18 years old to be a manager. Apply online at the link below or text KFCJOBS to 97211 to jump start your next career move! Please email your case manager and Chandra Clark at chandra@bbbskc.org when you apply.

Give Back Scholarship

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Give Back is fortunate to have the support of Peter & Veronica Mallouk, whose generous $3 million donation launched the program in Kansas, Give Back’s first publicly funded state. Learn more at the link below!

Show Me Schools KC

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Show Me KC Schools is a nonprofit organization with a mission to help KCMO families make well-informed decisions about their students’ education by providing vital information about the school options available. They’ve grown to offer a variety of programs, including a city-wide school fair and school tours. To learn more about Show Me KC Schools visit the link below. To learn about their new SchoolAppKC for charter school applications, visit www.schoolappkc.org.

APEX Energy Solutions - Job Opening

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ACES College Students: Apex Energy Solutions is seeking interns for sales positions. If interested, please contact your case manager for application information.

College Coaching Network

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Check out the College Coaching Network for resources for college scholarship planning at www.collegecoachingnetwork.com. The CCN offers an ACT tracking system, a college roadmap system, essay writing & scholarship training, and more! Please mention that you are a student enrolled in BBBSKC to receive access to their services for FREE.

College Coaching Network

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Check out the College Coaching Network for resources for college scholarship planning at www.collegecoachingnetwork.com. The CCN offers an ACT tracking system, a college roadmap system, essay writing & scholarship training, and more! Please mention that you are a student enrolled in BBBSKC to receive access to their services for FREE.

 

Starlight Internships for ACES Littles

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BBBS is partnering with Starlight Theater to offer internship opportunities to ACES college aged students. Once a student submits an online application, please email Chandra Clark at chandra@bbbskc.org.

Commerce Bank Internships

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Internships run from late May through early August in downtown Kansas City, MO. Internships are paid.

ACES students who apply for a Commerce Bank internship should also email Chandra Clark at chandra@bbbskc.org.

Bank of America Student Leader Program

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Selected students are awarded a paid summer internship with a local nonprofit and get to participate in a national leadership summer in Washington, D.C. The program connects community-minded high school juniors and seniors to employment, skills development and service. The application deadline is Feb. 1, 2019.

2019 Hire KC Internship Summit

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The 2019 Hire KC Internship Summit will be held on February 26, 2019. The Internship Summit is for juniors and seniors in high school and college students to check out a variety of opportunities for paid summer internships from area employers. Last year, Hire KC connected young people to over 250 internships at 191 worksites across the public, private and nonprofit sectors. The Internship Summit is scheduled to be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location TBD.

Urban League: Accelrated Learning Lab

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Accelerated Learning Lab: Tutoring, Homework Help, & Academic Support

The Urban League's Project Ready: Accelerated Learning Lab is a proven effective, affordable way for K-12 students to strengthen academic proficiency. This program is fee based.

Spring Cohort: February 4-April 19 Tuesdays / 6:00pm - 8:00pm / Urban League, 1710 Paseo Blvd., KCMO 64108

To register: Contact Julius Wells 816-471-0550 or jwells@ulkc.org

Internship: Kansas City Royals Community Relations/Royals Charities Department

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The Kansas City Royals Community Relations/Royals Charities Department has opportunities for two people to join them in internship/seasonal positions for this upcoming season. These positions are good opportunities for someone to hone their skills helping the Royals in their outreach efforts to fans and within the nonprofit community. These are paid positions and will last from mid-February until early October. They do ask that candidates have finished college or will be graduating from college this May, and would have the ability to work 35 hours during the week. Past volunteer and experience with a nonprofit is a plus!

MINDRIVE

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MINDDRIVE is accepting applications. MINDDRIVE, which is an ACES partner, has an educational, STEM focused perspective and serves high school students in KC. The after school program uses project-based learning, and focuses on teaching problem solving, critical thinking and collaboration through math, science, technology, innovation and communication.

Henry W. Bloch Scholarship - MCC Penn Valley

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Do you know a deserving student who would benefit from receiving a scholarship from one of the most well-known business leaders in Kansas City? We are currently accepting applications for the Henry W. Bloch Scholarship (March 1, 2019 deadline). The H&R Block Foundation has established this special scholarship to help students get a college education and achieve their dreams. The scholarship will provide you with the opportunity to earn an associate’s degree from Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley and the opportunity to go on to the University of Missouri-Kansas City and attain a bachelor’s degree.

To be eligible, students must: 1) have financial need and be Pell eligible, 2) be a current High School student or MCC student, 3) have a 2.5 minimum GPA, 4) no more than 30 credit hours (college level), 5) plan to attend MCC-Penn Valley* and transfer to UMKC, 6) U.S. citizen or resident currently residing in the Kansas City, MO School District service area.

What the scholarship awards:

  • Funds to pay for tuition and fees each semester. (Scholarship is renewable for up to six semesters.)
  • A personal coach to help you learn the ropes and stay motivated.
  • The opportunity to continue your education and renew your scholarship at UMKC when you complete your associate's degree at Penn Valley.
  • Encouragement to keep working towards your dream.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact at Richard.Lara@mcckc.edu or 816-604-4315 during business hours (9-4 Monday - Friday).

Bike MS Internship

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The National Multiple Sclerosis Society mobilizes people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by MS. The Bike MS Development and Logistics Intern will primarily assist the Bike MS Kansas City Development and Logistics team in the planning, coordination and execution of Bike MS Kansas City. This is an unpaid internship primarily during the summer months. This is open to students who are 18 and older.

BBBSKC’s 2019 Bowl for Kids’ Sake and Fundraising Internship

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Applications are open for BBBSKC’s 2019 Bowl for Kids’ Sake and Fundraising internship. This is a paid internship at $11/hour with the opportunity to earn an additional income through performance-based bonuses. This position is instrumental in supporting our largest annual fundraiser, Summer Bowl for Kids’ Sake. This position will primarily be tasked with aiding our special events team from April-July in recruiting and mentoring event participants for this important, feel-good fundraiser. Applicants must be 18 or older.

If interested, please reach out to your Case Manager for application details. The deadline to apply is March 1st.

KC Scholars

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KC Scholars is a college scholarship and support program that provides scholarships and support for high school students in 9th and 11th grade and adults looking to return to college. KC Scholars will award a minimum of 500 scholarships annually. Visit www.kcscholars.org for more information. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2019.

Princeton Prize in Race Relations

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December 6, 2018 to January 31, 2019

The Princeton Prize in Race Relations is accepting applications. The PPRR recognizes and rewards high school students who have had a significant positive impact through volunteerism on race relations in their schools or communities. Prize recipients receive a cash award of $1,000 and an all-expenses-paid weekend to a national symposium on race at Princeton University. Students must secure a letter of recommendation as part of the application process. Student applications are due by Jan. 31, 2019.

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