Community Service and Jobs

Nerd Tutors: Academic Tutor

This Kansas City-based company, founded by Honors College alums Alexa and Zach Wolf, is currently looking for motivated and dependable individuals to tutor students (K-12) across the Kansas City area. The ideal candidate will have flexible scheduling and be comfortable tutoring all standard academic courses for students K-12. Tutors can expect 4-10 hours of work per week, perfectly tailored to their own academic schedule. Client assignments will be given based on grade and subject preference, location, and schedule. Starting pay is $13 an hour.

Requirements for applicants:
•Must be a current undergraduate or graduate student
•Must have reliable transportation
•Must be able to work afternoons, evenings, and/or weekends
•Must be able to work with students of diverse backgrounds and skill levels

For more information and to apply, email Alexa or call 816-945-2919.

SASSO Academic Tutor

The Student-Athlete Support Services Office (SASSO) is looking for UMKC undergraduate and graduate students to serve as academic tutors for the upcoming fall 2019 semester. Academic tutors provide subject specific instructional support and promote independent learning. They work with student-athletes in one-on-one and group tutoring sessions in the SASSO study hall. They must maintain a high level of knowledge in their academic content area, be patient, enthusiastic and uphold academic integrity, NCAA, and University regulations at all times.
This is an on-campus, part-time position that requires 3-15 hours per week based on need.

Requirements for applicants:
•Must be a current UMKC undergraduate (junior or senior) or graduate student
•Must be flexible
•Must be able to work days, nights and weekends
•Must be able to work with students with all ability levels

For further questions and to apply for a SASSO tutor position, email your resume to Amelia Howard.

Kauffman SchoolHalloween at 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.

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!

AFIA

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.