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Resources

The Resources Database is a resource 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.

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College Coaching Network

Ongoing

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.

 

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MINDRIVE

Ongoing

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.

Jobs and Internships

First/Early Employment Opportunities

Ongoing

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

QuikTrip: Click here » Scholarships available for employees

AMC: Click here »

Worlds of Fun: Click here »

KC Zoo: Click here »

YMCA (all locations): Click here

UPS (age 17+): Click here and filter by your zip code to see openings near you. Scholarships available

Bass Pro/Cabela's (18+): Click here then click "Apply Now", Choose Cabela's or Bass Pro and search by store location.

Saver's Thrift Stores (16+): Click here

If you apply to one of our Employment Partners, please let your Match Support Specialist know for a guaranteed interview.

Scholarships

MidAmerica Nazarene University

Ongoing

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

Jobs and Internships

Full Employment Council

Ongoing

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

Jobs and Internships

City Year Kansas City (for post-secondary Littles)

Ongoing

City Year Kansas City is hiring! City Year Kansas City is an education-based non profit organization that is currently hiring AmeriCorps members. 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.  

Resources

Free Invitation to Turner Boxing Academy

Ongoing

Cam Awesome, a professional boxer who is a supporter of BBBSKC, has extended an invitation to all Bigs and Littles in KC to come down to his boxing gym at no charge. Any age is welcome to participate. Matches don't need to spar or fight — they can come in to work out during gym hours for free. BBBS matches would need to have permission slips signed and show proof with their medical card. Please email Steven Coleman at Steven@bbbskc.org to receive the permission slip. Turner Boxing Academy is located at 831 S 55th St. Kansas City, Kansas.

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Resume and Cover Letter Tips from Harvard

Ongoing

Here is a great resource from Harvard University’s Office of Career Services to help you perfect your resume and cover letter!

Jobs and Internships

Shamrock Trading is Hiring

Ongoing

Shamrock Trading Corporation is hiring! They are looking for top-performing sales staff, entry-level sales and entry-level financial operations, accounting, IT/Developers, etc. These positions are open to college graduates, and they would also love to connect with students who will be graduating in Dec. 2019.

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