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North Kansas City Schools welcomes community volunteers in our schools! You can share your time to support our students in a way that works best for you. Serve as a mentor or tutor, guest speaker, career expert or event volunteer. The options are endless!

Become a YouthFriend

YouthFriends are volunteers who work directly with students in small groups or as mentors, or these volunteers can choose to help in school libraries and classrooms. 

Learn more about YouthFriends

Senior Tax Exchange Program (STEP)

Senior Tax Exchange Program (STEP) participants are seniors who can earn credit toward property taxes in exchange for time spent volunteering in schools. Participants must be district residents.


Serve as a Career Mentor

Juniors across the district have the opportunity to meet with a dedicated adult mentor on a monthly basis to support their future goals. This is a year-long commitment is an opportunity to make an impact on students' lives.

Career Mentorship

Become a Partner in Education

NKC Schools' partnership program expands learning opportunities for all by linking area businesses and organizations with our schools and programs. Connect with us to discuss how your business can partner. 

Business Partnerships