Community Service and Jobs


2019 City Year Post-Graduate Position

Are you a leader? Do you believe a small group of people can change the world? If you answer yes to either of these questions, then City Year is the place for you. At City Year, we know that every child can succeed. City Year is looking for high-quality candidates for a range of positions throughout our network. It’s time to start thinking about your future! Serving with City Year is a great way to start your career and make a lasting impact. Apply now!



2019 Orientation Leader Position

Apply to be a UMKC Orientation Leader!
Want to welcome students to UMKC? Want to share your Roo spirit and introduce new students to our vibrant campus life? Want to hold a flexible, fun, and rewarding part-time job in Spring/Summer 2019?

The Orientation Leader position is a part-time, non-work study undergraduate student staff member in UMKC’s Admissions Office, beginning January 2019 and continuing until August 2019.
This position’s primary responsibilities include assisting with new student Orientation programs during Summer 2019.
Selection to this team is a unique honor and a rewarding opportunity for personal growth and leadership development.

The application is now open. Go to to learn more and apply.
Applications are due November 1 by 5:00pm. Questions? Email

If you know a student who would be a great Orientation Leader candidate, nominate them! Fill out this quick nomination form, and we will then send them information about the application process.

Kauffman School

Since 2004, the Honors College has proudly sponsored a partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman School. The Kauffman School is a free public charter school for students in fifth through twelfth grade, and its mission is to support and empower students to become eventual college graduates. Each year, the Honors College allocates several Work-Study positions for eligible students to work at the Kauffman School in administrative and classroom roles. In addition, honors students are proud to claim a strong track record of volunteerism at the Kauffman School.

New in Fall 2018: UMKC students can volunteer with Kauffman seniors working on their college applications! Want to become a College Access Mentor? You can find more information and the application here.

Interested in learning about other opportunities to work and volunteer at the Kauffman School? Contact the Honors College and we’ll put you in touch with the right people!


The Academy for Integrated Arts (or AFIA) is a free Kansas City charter school dedicated to using the arts to prepare students for a college preparatory high school. AFIA serves students from pre-K to sixth grade. The Honors College sponsors several Work-Study positions at AFIA each year, and also supports volunteer opportunities within the school.

Interested in learning more about AFIA and ways to get involved? Contact the Honors College and we’ll send you more info.