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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.

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.

 

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.

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

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.

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.

Camp WIN

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Camp WIN is designed to IGNITE the lives of young girls throughout the Kansas City area. Camp WIN introduces girls in the community to a variety of sports and fitness activities over four days, as well as WIN for KC’s owned and developed curriculum, LIVE ACTIVE. Through the activities and daily lessons, campers walk away with life skills that can translate both on and off the field. Campers learn about Attitude, Preparation, Courage and Sportswomanship as they work through their lessons and push themselves to learn new sports and try new skills.

High school girls serve as team captains, and middle school girls serve as junior captains. Instructors come from local universities, colleges, high schools, and other area organizations. WIN for KC offers a fun, safe and encouraging environment for the girls ages 6-12 to explore and learn these different activities. Campers are broken out into groups for 6-8 year-olds and 9-12 year-olds.

To learn more about scholarship information and becoming a coach, click the link below.

Camp NAWIC

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Camp NAWIC applications are open! The National Association of Women in Construction partners with the Kansas City Construction Industry to offer high school age girls an opportunity to learn in a hands-on FREE summer day camp from 6/3-6/7. Participants will learn the basic skills of carpentry, electrical, and welding. Camp activities also include a field trip, tool demonstrations, and much more! The deadline to register is April 21.

Calahan Foundation Scholarship

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The Calahan Foundation has established the Edward and Shirley Calahan Scholarship Fund. The goal is to aid students who demonstrate excellence in education and a financial need. Each year, four (4) new scholars are awarded $5,000.00 payable over a 4-year period. To qualify, the applicant must be a graduating high school senior who has demonstrated academic excellence (minimum G.P.A. 3.0) and a financial need. A letter of acceptance to a 4-year university or college is required. Students who receive scholarships are also inducted into the Calahan League of College Scholars (CLoCS) Mentor Program. Our mentoring program extends our reach further into the lives of our scholars. The CLoCS Mentor Program prepares new scholars to successfully transition into college through workshops. The program keeps returning scholars moving forward with the help of mentors and summer internships as they become available.

Giving Hope & Help Inc. Scholarships

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High School Seniors: Giving Hope & Help Inc. has two college scholarship opportunities available. One opportunity offers a full-ride to MCC-Penn Valley or MCC- Maple Woods, and the other offers a $500 scholarship along with other college supports. For more information and to apply, click the link below. The application deadline is April 30.

Project: Girls on the Rise

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Applications are open for Project: Girls on the Rise! For the 2019-2020 school year, five college-bound Little Sisters in the BBBSKC program will be selected to receive up to $1,000 each to fund college visits during their senior year of high school. Project: Girls on the Rise (PGOTR) is a 1,000 Dreams Fund (1DF) program launched in 2016 in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City to help high-potential high school women in need reach their college dreams. The 1DF provides $1,000 microgrants to participating students to help fund those critical college visits and college-bound costs so young women with bright minds and bright futures can find that perfect school and thrive. The deadline to apply is May 31. Students must be a senior in high school during the 2019-2020 school year.

ACES Partners Hiring

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Here is a full list of ACES Partners that are currently hiring:

- QuikTrip » Click here

- AMC » Click here

- Worlds of Fun » Click here

- McDonald’s » Click here

- KC Zoo » Click here

- Waffle House » Click here

ACES students, if you apply to one of our ACES Partners, please email Chandra Clark at chandra@bbbskc.org!

KCATA Reduced Fare Summer Youth Pass

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For $12 a month, youth ages 6-18 can have an unlimited monthly bus pass during June, July and August.

Kansas City Sports Commission Internship

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The Kansas City Sports Commission and WIN for KC offer spring, summer, and fall internships to college students and recent graduates. The internships available include an events intern, a marketing intern, and a graphic design intern. Applications for the fall internship open on 6/15 and close on 7/1.

MidAmerica Nazarene University

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MNU offers a 20% discount for the Organizational Leadership degree program and a 10% discount on all other degree programs.

Full Employment Council

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The Full Employment council offers various services to assist youth with job preparedness and placement. The FEC offers the following services:

-Connects youth ages 16-24 to in-demand training and employment opportunities

-Hi-set completion assistance

-Financial assistance for rewarding career training in IT, Healthcare, Advanced Manufacturing, Business & Finance, Transportation and Logistics, Warehouse, and Construction

City Year Kansas City (for post-secondary Littles)

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City Year Kansas City is hiring! City Year Kansas City is an education-based non profit organization that is currently hiring AmeriCorps members for the 2019-2020 school year. The City Year AmeriCorps member role is complex and challenging, as AmeriCorps members serve full-time in high-need schools to help students build social-emotional and academic skills needed to graduate on time. The responsibilities of the role range from leading after school programs and fostering students’ positive belief in themselves to using data and analytics to build individualized success plans for students.

For more information about how to apply, click the button below to get in touch with a City Year recruiter. The next deadline to apply is June 14th.

Free Summer Meals Near You!

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FREE Summer Meals Near You! Simply by texting the word “FOOD” to 877-877, you can find a nearby location where free meals are available for kids all summer long. Across the country, schools and community groups run summer meals sites where kids can eat breakfast and lunch - absolutely free. The programs are intended to fill the gap for children who benefit from school breakfast and lunch programs during the rest of the year.

Free Summer Membership to Planet Fitness

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The Teen Summer Challenge Program at Planet Fitness offers a free membership to teenagers ages 15-18 from May 15 to September 1!

Entrepreneurship KC

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Students who are in 9th to 12th grade: Would you like to earn ( 1 ) academic credit in conjunction with your internship this summer? Entrepreneurship KC was designed to create and equip students with the values and vision to pursue their dreams. The experiential education model instills entrepreneurial principles to inspire students to seize their passion and business opportunities. If you are interested in earning one academic credit this summer, please contact Antonette Collins via email at entrepreneurshipkc@gmail.com or by phone at 816-246-5420.

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