Big Brothers Big Sisters KC Presents the “Big Futures Career Fair”
May 6, 2024

Big Brothers Big Sisters KC Presents the “Big Futures Career Fair”

Kansas City, Mo. — (May 6, 2024) — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City is hosting a career fair designed to ignite the aspirations of our youth. This event, tailored for “Littles” in 8th grade and above and will be hosted at Roanoke Community Center on Saturday, May 11th, from 12 pm – 4 pm.

This event will give children an opportunity to learn more about community, educational, and employment opportunities offered in our community. From summer internships to part time jobs, to promising career trajectories, attendees will gain valuable insights and forge connections with industry professionals across various sectors, including healthcare, finance, retail, architecture and design, nonprofit, entrepreneurship, and more.

Among the thirty-plus esteemed companies participating in this event are Lockton, University Health, AMC, Thrivent, Federal Reserve, The Whole Person, Paric, Helix Architecture and Design, Banfield Pet Hospital, United Way, and numerous others. Each organization brings its unique expertise and opportunities, offering our youth a firsthand glimpse into the diverse landscape of career possibilities.

Micheal Lawrence, CEO at Big Brothers Big Sisters KC stated, “We’re thrilled to present the ‘Big Futures Career Fair,’ a platform where our youth can explore their passions and potentials. By connecting them with these great companies and valuable opportunities, we’re empowering them to envision and pursue their brightest futures.”

About Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City (BBBSKC) works to clear the path to a child’s biggest possible future by matching them with a caring, adult mentor in a one-to-one friendship.  “Bigs” help “Littles” ignite, empower and defend their potential by standing with them.  Last year, 99% of the Senior Littles graduated high school, 83% reported improved self esteem and 71% reported improved grades since being matched.  For more information about BBBSKC, visit


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