Great Jobs KC

Become A Reviewer

Make an Impact

Become a Reviewer as a Way to Give

Reviewer Application Window Open January 9, 2024 – January 31, 2024

Do you want to give back to the Kansas City community? 

Great Jobs KC – KC Scholars Scholarship Program seeks volunteer community reviewers to evaluate application essays and recommendations each March and April. Reviewers dedicate approximately 20 hours of time each cycle and consider their service a fulfilling experience. Between 2017 and 2023, over 450 community volunteers served as reviewers.

Reviews are completed online, making it possible to volunteer from anywhere.

To express interest in being a future reviewer and to be notified when the application opens click below.

Integrity Of Review Process

Great Jobs KC - KC Scholars Scholarship Program takes great care to ensure a high-integrity and fair review process through the following actions:

  • Maintaining confidentiality of applicants (names and identifying information is not viewable by reviewers)
  • Offering reviewers the opportunity to disclose a conflict of interest and refrain from reviewing an application
  • School personnel are filtered so they do not review applications from students in their schools
  • Ensuring school personnel do not review applications from their own students, and employers do not review applications from their own employees.


  • Individuals with flexible schedules that can commit to training and reviewing applications
  • Individuals that can serve as a reviewer for a minimum of two consecutive years
  • Individuals representing the six counties in the Great Jobs KC service region
  • Individuals at least 21 years of age
  • Individuals that do not have family members or close friends applying for a Great Jobs KC - KC Scholars scholarship
  • Individuals with knowledge, understanding, and experience with the challenges related to enrolling in and completing college

Additionally, Great Jobs KC takes into account regional and geographic diversity while selecting the group of reviewers.

  • Complete an application online with Great Jobs KC anytime between January 9 - January 31, 2024
  • Attend a two and a half hour virtual training session which includes information on implicit bias
  • Current staff of College Advising Corps
  • Missouri College Advising Corps
  • Kansas State College Advising Corps