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Volunteer at WEN

There are many opportunities to work with women as they go through WEN’s Signature Program, or to help at WEN in other ways.

Volunteering at WEN is flexible. Volunteer as often as once a week, once a month, or as your schedule allows.

To volunteer or inquire about opportunities, email our Volunteer Coordinator or call (816) 595-2399, or complete this form and send it to WEN via fax at (816) 841-0262, or mail to 920 Main, Ste. 100, Kansas City, MO 64105.

Work One-on-One with Women

Résumé Writing
Work with women one-on-one or remotely to help create or strengthen their résumés.

Mock Interviews
Conduct mock interviews with women to help build their confidence, offering positive feedback and suggestions for improvement.

Job Search Assistance
Assist clients with their job search in our computer lab.

Share Your Expertise

Guest Presentations/Workshop Facilitation
Share an area of expertise relevant to women in the workplace. A few topics of interest include: Time Management, Business Etiquette, Networking, and Behavioral Interviewing.

Job-Search Mentoring
Provide support to a program trainee during her job search by assisting with the development of job-search strategies and communicating regularly to motivate and support her efforts. Learn more about mentoring.

Committee Membership
Work alongside WEN board members on committees such as: Fund Development, Finance, Marketing, and Event Planning.

Speaker’s Bureau
Speak to various community groups about WEN or oversee an informational booth at community events.

Help Around the Office

Administrative Support
Provide support to WEN staff members by performing various administrative duties such as data entry, acting as part-time receptionist, preparing mass mailings, etc.

Clothing Bank Assistant
Assist with maintaining the on-site professional clothing bank.

Job-Lead Research Assistant
This position requires the assistant to work in the job-search lab to update the job-search binders and to be able to work with a graduate who may have questions or need job-search support. 

Volunteer from Home

Phone Support
Make phone calls on behalf of WEN to track graduate retention, respond to information requests from the community, or thank WEN donors.

Volunteer for WEN Events — as an Individual, or as a Business

Annual Luncheon
Join in planning one of the metro area’s largest events celebrating women and families. Drawing more than 1,200 business and community supporters, this inspiring event features women sharing their stories of how WEN has been instrumental in helping them achieve economic stability and positive life changes.