Harvesters Volunteer Day – January 28th

January 28, 2023 at 10:30 am – 12:30 pm –  Join the Outreach and Engagement Committees as we volunteer to sort food for Harvesters. Families and children ages 8 and up are welcome to join. Our team will be assigned a task in the Harvesters warehouse like sorting food, packing backpack snacks or working in the coolers. Space is limited, please sign up using this SignUpGenius link.

Employee Volunteers Needed

It’s almost time for UMKC’s Fall Week of Welcome 2020!

The Office of Student Involvement is requesting faculty and staff support to help new and returning students prepare for an exciting Fall semester.

Specific volunteer opportunities are:

Residence Hall Move-In Support (Monday, August 17 to Saturday, August 22)
• UMKC Welcome Tables (Wednesday, August 19 to Wednesday, August 26)
Drive-In Event (Saturday, August 22)

Register on SignUpGenius by Friday, August 14 to help our new Roos.

The volunteer shifts are in-person and will follow all health and safety guidelines as laid out on the UMKC Coronavirus website.

If you have any questions, please email Kim Kushner, Assistant Director of New Student and Family Programs, at kushnerkim@umkc.edu, or call (816) 235-5579.

2018 Staff Appreciation Week Activities!

All Week:
May 14-18 | Free access to Swinney Recreation Center (please bring your staff ID and sign the waver provided for access)

May 14-20 | Free Admission for up to 3 family members and 10% off Museum Store Purchases with UMKC ID*

Discount at the UMKC Bookstore | 25% off Roo Gear and gifts (discount will automatically ring at register)

Staff Appreciation Picnic | 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. | University Walkway
Free shuttle from Hospital Hill to Volker Campus sponsored by the Health Science District Deans

Shuttle #1 will pick up from School of Medicine at 10:45 am with a stop at the School of Dentistry.
Shuttle #2 will pick up from School of Medicine at 11 am with a stop at the School of Dentistry.

Both shuttles will be making round trips between Volker and Hospital Hill throughout the event. Last pick up from Volker will be approx. 1:45 pm.

Unit Day | Your unit is encouraged to do something special for your staff members on this day! Ideas include organizing a pot luck, UMKC Gear day etc.

Staff Conference for Professional Development | 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Check in begins at 7:30 a.m.) | Registration required


Help us spread the word!
Printable Version of the Staff Appreciation Week Flier-1


*Admission to The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures is always free with a UMKC ID, but in recognition of Staff Appreciation Week the museum is offering free admission for up to three family members as well! (Faculty/staff member must be present.) UMKC faculty and staff will also receive 10% off museum store purchases. Simply show your UMKC ID to receive these perks Monday, May 14 through Sunday, May 20, 2018!