“When you sell a man a book, you don’t sell him just 12 ounces of paper and ink and glue – you sell him a whole new life.”
Have questions about the application process? Email our Volunteer Manager.
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American Indian or Alaskan NativeAsianBlack or African AmericanHispanicMultiracialNative Hawaiian or Other Pacific IslanderWhite
Employer Details (if applicable)
Academy For Integrated ArtsBoone Elementary SchoolBrookside Charter SchoolCitizens of the World Charter SchoolCrossroads Academy Central StreetCrossroads Academy Quality HillGarfield Elementary SchoolGenesis Charter SchoolHope Leadership AcademyIndian Creek Elementary SchoolKing Elementary SchoolKIPP KCLongfellow Elementary SchoolPrimitivo Garcia Elementary SchoolWendell Phillips Elementary SchoolWhittier Elementary SchoolNo Preference
Center School DistrictCharter SchoolsKansas City Kansas Public SchoolsKansas City Missouri Public SchoolsNo Preference
Assigned, every weekShared, twice a monthFlextra at least once a month
Bi-LingualComputer usageEvent PlanningFundraisingMarketingReading MentorTeacher or Tutor
Advanced DegreeCollege DegreeSome CollegeHigh School/GEDLess than High School
–None–AdvertisementEmployee ReferralExternal ReferralKMBCPartnerPublic RelationsSeminar – InternalSeminar – PartnerTrade ShowWebWord of mouthOther
Shared Volunteer: If you and a friend or colleague are sharing a student for the school year, please provide their name and contact information below. Both volunteers need to complete this online application and background screening.
* Ever been convicted of a crime other than a traffic violation? Yes No
* Any felony or misdemeanor? Yes No
* Any DUI/DWI? Yes No
* Is your driver’s license suspended? Yes No
* Any felony, misdemeanor or municipal charges pending against you? Yes No
* Have there ever been allegations, complaints or reports regarding your involvement in child abuse or neglect? Yes No
If you answered yes, please provide the date, description, and explanation of each incident
Please list two references of people who know you well, other than relatives, preferably people you have worked for in either a paid or volunteer capacity.
Applicant Authorization and Agreement
I declare that all the statements I have made on this application are true, correct, and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that any omissions or misstatements made by me on this application may be cause for my application to be declined or volunteer placement to be terminated. I understand that all information, including driver’s license, criminal background, and child abuse/neglect records and sex offender registry, will be verified and hereby consent to such verification. You have my permission to contact my employer. I understand that the school district, at its sole and complete discretion, may accept or decline this application without providing me any reasons for the decision. I agree to receive periodic communications from Lead to Read KC.
* I have read and agree to Lead to Read Code of Conduct
* Applicant Signature (Checking this checkbox is equivalent to your handwritten signature)