There are a number of ways to get involved as a student at Academic Support and Mentoring Services.
Work Study Positions
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.
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 jstart.org/apply.
Serve your community by volunteering for a Jumpstart event or service day. To be added to our volunteer list, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us in promoting national awareness of Jumpstart programs by reading in your community and providing books to children in need. Learn more at jstart.org/readfortherecord.
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 email@example.com.
Math and Science Tutoring (MaST)
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.
The MaST application period for Fall 2016 is currently closed.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reading consultants provide one-on-one and group tutoring support to UMKC students in reading intensive courses. In order to be considered for employment, please submit a cover sheet, the UMKC Application, and the Time Table indicating your possible hours of availability. Materials can be submitted in-person to Patrick Koerner at ASSC 205 or electronically via email.