Without access to the enriching activities available to more affluent peers, research shows that children from low-income families lose as much as three months of reading comprehension skills over the summer. This loss piles up. By the end of fifth grade, they are nearly three grade levels behind their peers.
Turn the Page KC fills high-quality summer programs to capacity, and provides unique, literacy-rich experiences for students participating in these programs.
What if you could make a huge positive impact on the life of a child and the well being of a community—all while earning a great hourly wage?
Kansas City’s Out-of-School-Time Collaborative is a group of programs serving school-aged children when they are not in school—after school programs, summer school, summer activities, and more.
And they need your help to serve all the children looking for a great place to go after school.
As a collaborative, this group of organizations has programs operating across Jackson County, Missouri, and Wyandotte County and Johnson County, Kansas - and all they need is you!
If you are looking for part-time work that is rewarding and brings great value to the community—start looking here.
For more than 100 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City has helped kids develop the skills, values and self-esteem they need to reach their greatest dreams.
They're currently accepting applications from skilled, caring adults with a real passion to work with children in our community.
Click here to view open positions.
Young people want to shape the world. Camp Fire provides the opportunity to find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are. In Camp Fire, it begins now.
Camp Fire has been serving Kansas City kids and families for more than 90 years. Their proven, youth development methods and highly-trained, caring adults guide youth on a journey of self-discovery and independence.
Click here to view open positions at Camp Fire.
Upper Room is a nonprofit organization that addresses educational equity in inner city Kansas City. Our mission is to provide high quality, educational out-of-school programs while actively engaging and challenging a diverse population to enjoy learning from cradle to college. The organization works to support urban core neighborhoods by offering and developing quality educational programs for local children.
Click here to view open positions at Upper Room.
The YMCA of Greater Kansas City is a charitable, inclusive organization committed to enriching the spiritual, social, mental & physical well being of more than 200,000 individuals and families in the Kansas City community
They help kids and families be their best selves and reach their greatest potential through a variety of high impact programs that change lives. Their range of programs for all ages focus on strengthening bodies, minds and communities.
Click here to view open positions at the YMCA.