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Get Involved

There are a number of ways to get involved as a student at Academic Support and Mentoring Services.


For a 300-hour Jumpstart Corps member position

Corps members complete an intensive commitment and make a substantial impact in the life of a young child, serving part time (approximately 12-15 hours per week) during the school year. Apply online at

For occasional volunteer opportunities

Serve your community by volunteering for a Jumpstart event or service day. To be added to our volunteer list, please send an email to

To participate in Jumpstart's Read for the Record campaign

Join us in promoting national awareness of Jumpstart programs by reading in your community and providing books to children in need. Learn more at

To partner with Jumpstart

Local business partnerships help us raise awareness about early education. Community organizations partnerships help us all serve more children. Contact Silvina Munita at 816-235-1003 or email her with questions at


Math and Science Tutoring (MaST)

Math and Science Tutor

Math and Science tutors provide one-on-one and group tutoring support to UMKC students in Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra, Mathematics for Liberal Arts, Precalculus, Trigonometry, Mathematics for Teachers: Number Systems, Mathematics for Teachers: Elementary Geometry, Brief Calculus and Matrix Algebra, Calculus I and II, Elementary Statistics, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics. Tutors' hours can vary between 5 and 20 hours per week.

MaST is not accepting applications at this time. The application period for Spring 2016 will open in November 2015.


Supplemental Instruction

SI Leader

To be considered for an SI Leader position, you must have taken the course previously at UMKC. SI Leaders facilitate group study sessions for selected UMKC courses. The leader functions as a "model student" by going to all the classes and taking notes. They help students formulate and answer their own questions, by using collaborative and group study strategies. For more information email Jessica Elam at


SI Mentor

SI Mentors are experienced SI Leaders who observe and plan with SI Leaders. Students interested in applying as an SI Mentor must have experience as an SI Leader and be invited to apply. For more information email Jessica Elam at


Reading Enhancement Lab


Work Study Positions

ASM Work Study

Please view open work study positions with ASM on the UMKC Work-Study website. Fill out the Cover Sheet and application below, and be sure to indicate which work study position you are applying for. Applications can be turned in at ASM's main office on the second floor of the Atterbury Student Success Center, M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Cover Sheet

UMKC Application

Time Table

Mailing Address

5000 Holmes Street
ASSC 2nd Floor
Kansas City, MO 64110

Office Address

ASSC, 2nd Floor


8 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday–Friday

  • Jennifer Beatty
    SI Coordinator
    ASSC, 2nd Floor
    Phone: 816-235-1166
  • Kate Gold
    SI Coordinator
    ASSC, 2nd Floor
    Phone: 816-235-1174