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Resources for High School & Beyond

The Resources for High School & Beyond Database is a resource for High School & Beyond 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.

Please note: Some of the resources listed here are only available to children currently enrolled in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.

Database Key:

  •  Jobs and Internships
  •  Resources
  •  Scholarships
  •  Announcements

Jobs and Internships

Truman Medical Center Internships

Ongoing

TMC is proud to offer internships at Healing Canvas and Lakewood. The program will start in June and run for 6 weeks and end in August. Students will work 16 hours per week engaging in tasks associated with the student's job preference and 4 hours engaged in soft skills training activities facilitated by the job coach. Participants will be paid $9/hour and must have a verified diagnosis of mental health and be starting the 12th grade in August 2020. Contact tamika.bables@tmcmed.org or kristie@bbbskc.org if interested.

Jobs and Internships

Taco Bell — Now Hiring

Ongoing

Taco Bell is now hiring individuals who are 16 years or older, friendly, energetic, and possess a desire to be part of an awesome team! Contact Chandra Clark at chandra@bbbskc.org for more information and to apply. 

Jobs and Internships

Build KCI Project Internship Program

Ongoing

The Project Internship Program is a 10-week, full-time internship designed to expose high school and college students 18 years and older to the construction industry by supporting the KCI New Terminal Project. This program provides competitive compensation and the opportunity to explore a meaningful post-graduate career in design, development, or construction project management. To apply, submit a resume and letter of support to Latoya Goree, TWEP Manager, at latoya.goree@cwcjv.com. Applications are due no later than Wednesday, April 1, 2020.

Jobs and Internships

Hire KC Paid Internships

Ongoing

Hire KC is the largest provider of paid internships in the KC region and is getting ready to kick off the 2020 paid summer internship season! Hire KC helps high school and college students find and get internships and jobs that will set them up for success. Internships and job opportunities will open on March 16, 2020. For more information, click here. 

Jobs and Internships

Student Umpires — The Kansas City Urban Youth Academy

Ongoing

The Kansas City Urban Youth Academy (KCUYA) is looking for student-athletes ages 14-22 years old to learn and grow the games of baseball and softball by becoming an umpire! Interested athletes must complete umpire training and volunteer for a minimum of three KCUYA softball/baseball events as an umpire or support staff to become a registered umpire with USA Softball. Starting pay for student umpires is $25 per game. Student umpires will take part in offseason training for the 2020 season. Click here to see the flyer. For more information, please email Casey.Borovac@royals.com.

Scholarships

Financial Aid for Underrepresented Students

Ongoing

LendEDU has compiled a list of scholarship opportuinities and resources for underrepresented students. Check it out here.

Resources

Big & Little Volunteer Opportunity

March 28, 2020

Bigs & Littles, you can be a part of the climate solution and learn about sustainable agriculture! When you volunteer at Splitlog Farm, you will be fully immersed in helping CHWC transition a traditional garden into a sustainable vibrant ecosystem. Bigs and Littles can learn about the best tools to grow their own garden and skills they can use in their personal life as well as exploring agriculture as a potential career. Volunteers will receive hands-on training in alternative building materials, renewable energy solutions, hydroponics, plant science and environmental solutions. If you would love to give back to the community, please email Kristie Williams at Kristie@bbbskc.org.

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