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Kennedy Elementary Mentoring Application

Volunteers are needed on a weekly basis at Kennedy Elementary as tutors and lunch buddy mentors. This program is set up through Communities in Schools (CIS), a nonprofit that provides student support. If you have any questions or concerns, or are in need of reasonable accommodations for this volunteer opportunity, please contact the CCO Discover coordinators at discover@ku.edu. Tutor Requirements: Occurs on…

Need Volunteers?

The Center for Community Outreach runs a volunteer management website called volunteer.ku.edu that offers KU students service opportunities through partners and non-profits in the Lawrence community. We would be happy to post your organization’s regular or special event need! We cannot guarantee any particular number of volunteers from the KU community, however the CCO does reach a significant portion of the KU…

Group Home Tutoring Application

Volunteers are needed on a weekly basis to assist middle school and high school students with homework and tutoring at the O’Connell Youth Ranch. O’Connell Youth Ranch is an organization that prepares boys for foster care, adoption, or reintegration back with their families after foster care or juvenile incarceration. It is located at 1646 N. 1320 RD, Lawrence, KS 66046. Tutors are…

Volunteer in the Lawrence Community!

Check out KU’s volunteer platform to see every volunteer need through the 12 CCO programs as well as various non-profits and community partners in Douglas County! Simply sign in with your KU ID and password, select your interests, and check out the ongoing needs. You will automatically receive biweekly emails with upcoming events and opportunities upon sign up. volunteer.ku.edu To advertise your…

2022-23 Program Coordinators Application

We are no longer seeking CCO program coordinators for the 2022-23 academic year. Applications for 2023-2024 will be opening in the spring of 2023. Please reach out to cco@ku.edu with any questions! Program coordinators are the heart of the CCO. Each of our 13 programs is run by 2-3 coordinators. Coordinators help organize volunteer opportunities by forming and maintaining relationships with non-profits…

High School Tutor Request Form

This form is to be completed by high schoolers requesting a KU student tutor. If you are a KU student and would like to be a tutor, click here.

High School Tutoring Application

If you are a high schooler, and are looking for a tutor, click here.

Ability Advocates Application

Join CCO’s new program, Ability Advocates, to volunteer with programs and nonprofits who work with people with disabilities! If you have any questions or concerns, please email aadvocates@ku.edu.

Volunteer with GROW!

Interested in teaching fun lessons in classrooms around the Lawrence community? Lessons and activities are planned by program coordinators. In the past, they have included Native American culture, dental hygiene, the environment, and many more! No prior classroom experience is required and times and dates are flexible. Email the coordinators at grow@ku.edu to get started and to find out more information!

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