Metro Job Clubs

List compliments of Community Career Services, Johnson County Community College.

ASBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH |  Asbury Job Club
LOCATION 5400 W. 75th Street | Prairie Village, Kansas | Room 208
CONTACTS   Susan Ashley | ashleyad@earthlink.net | 913.522.1315 | Terry Alleman
DATE/TIME Second Monday evening | 7:00pm
MISSION Provides support to people who have lost their job or are anticipating a career change.

CASS COUNTY JOB NETWORK |  Employment Transition Support Group
LOCATION St. Sabina Catholic Church | 700 Trevis Avenue | Belton, Missouri | Conference Room
CONTACTS   Larry Spencer | lspencer724@kc.rr.com | Becky Fenske | jobs@stsabinaparish.org | 812.331.4713
DATE/TIME Monday evenings | 7:00– 8:30 pm
MISSION Provides support and networking to anyone seeking employment.

CATHOLIC CAREER ROUNDTABLE
LOCATION 7231 Mission Road | Prairie Village, Kansas | Parish Hall
CONTACTS   John Caton | Alec Foster | CatholicCareerRoundtableKC@gmail.com
DATE/TIME Saturday mornings | 8:30–10:00am
PARISHES Good Shepherd  | Queen of the Holy Rosary  | St. Agnes  | St. Ann  | St. Pius X
MISSION Helps those in transition by providing networking resources, guest speakers, job opportunities and accountability.

CENTER FOR SPIRIT AT WORK |  Career Transitions Group
LOCATION Kauffman Conference Center | 4801 Rockhill Road | Kansas City, Missouri | www.centerforspiritatwork.org
CONTACTS   Patrick Hosty | 816.268.1078 | Cory Unrein | info@centerforspiritatwork.org
DATE/TIME LAST  Monday evening | 6:30–8:00pm | LAST  Monday may fall on the 4th OR 5th week of any given month
MISSION Supports persons out of work, underutilized, considering a job transition or seeking a new direction.

CHURCH OF THE NATIVITY |   Career Transitions Support Group
LOCATION 3800 West 119th Street | Leawood, Kansas | Parish Hall, west side entrance | Adult Education Room, lower level
CONTACTS   Bill Eckert | wdeckert@gmail.com | 913.322.9177 x205
DATE/TIME Friday mornings | 7:45am | does not meet the Friday before a holiday
MISSION Provides informal support and networking to anyone seeking employment.

CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION UNITED METHODIST Employment Transition Support Group
LOCATION 13720 Roe Avenue |  Leawood, Kansas | Room 220 |  East Building   www.cor.org
CONTACTS   Bob Noelle |  913.851.4690 |  rlnbby@kc.rr.com | Christine Synder |  816.694.1778 | chsmith8581@yahoo.com |  Deanne Sheets |  913.491.0421 |  dsheets@everestkc.net
DATE/TIME Third Thursday evening |  6:30–7:00pm | Informal Networking | 7:00–9:00pm | Speaker/Presentation
MISSION Hosts guest speakers to discuss topics such as interviewing, resume preparation, networking and entrepreneurship.

COR | Jobseeker’s Prayer and Support Group
Monday evenings | September 14th – November 23rd | 6:30pm | Room 220
Eleven weeks in duration – persons are free to join at any time during the 11 weeks
COR | Living with a Job Seeker Group
Group is for spouses and significant others.
Monday evenings | Six weeks in duration: September 28th – November 9th | 6:30pm

COLONIAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
LOCATION 9500 Wornall Road |  Kansas City, Missouri   Room 302 (Sanctuary entrance)
CONTACTS   Dave Watts |  913.780.1429 |  dvw5523@yahoo.com | Fred Schinkel |  913.385.5000 |  fschinkel@tphj.com
DATE/TIME Thursday evenings | 7:00–9:30pm
MISSION Provides support to individuals who are in a job transition or think they might be.

COMMUNITY COVENANT CHURCH
LOCATION 15700 W. 87th Street Pkwy |  Lenexa, Kansas |  Room 124 | 913-631-0215
CONTACTS   Rob Robinson | jclub@everestkc.net | 913-271-7308
DATE/TIME Monday evenings |  7:00–8:00pm
MISSION Provides support through activities: critiquing resumes, networking, exchanging job leads, sharing job search techniques, etc.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF RAYTOWN | Job-Links Networking Group
LOCATION 10500 East 350 Hwy. |  Raytown, Missouri |  Fellowship Hall
CONTACTS   Glenda Hammond |  glenda.hammond@kcpl.com
DATE/TIME Second Monday evening |  7:00pm
MISSION Provides support to individuals seeking employment.

GRACE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
LOCATION 11485 Ridgeview Road | Olathe, Kansas
CONTACTS   Quentin Dale |  913-393-1646 |  qbdale@sbcglobal.net | Mike Kohler | mlkohler@comcast.net | 913.484.5709
DATE/TIME Second and fourth Saturday mornings | 8:30–9:45am
MISSION Provides support to job seekers with each meeting having an educational section and occasional guest speakers.

HOLY CROSS LUTHERAN CHURCH |  Job Loss Support Group
LOCATION 119th Street/Lowell |  Overland Park, Kansas |  Conference Room |  913.491.8022
CONTACTS   Steve Robertson |  913.381.1285 |  srobertson17@kc.rr.com
DATE/TIME Second and fourth Monday mornings |  9:00am
MISSION Provides support to individuals who are unemployed.

HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH |  Career Transition Ministry (CTM) Group
LOCATION 13520 West 92nd Street |  Lenexa, Kansas |  www.htlenexa.org
CONTACTS   Judy Ambler |  816.225.8610 |  judy.ambler@epcgconsulting.com | Stan Nill | 913.895.0605 |  913.888.2770 |  snill@htlenexa.org
DATE/TIME Second Wednesday |  11:30am – 1:30 p.m. |  Café @ Father Quigley Center, second floor |  9201 Summit
Fourth Thursday evening | 6:45–9:00pm |  Church Social Room
MISSION Provides an opportunity for networking and hosting guest speakers and employers who have open positions.

JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE | COMMUNITY CAREER SERVICES  |  Career Investment Groups
LOCATION 12345 College Blvd | Overland Park, Kansas | Room 229 | Carlsen Center
CONTACTS   Laura Johannesmeyer | ljohanne@jccc.edu | Erica Miller | emille41@jccc.edu |  913.469.8500 x4315
DATE/TIME Tuesdays afternoons | 12:30–2:30pm & 3:30–5:30pm | Thursdays afternoons | 12:30–2:30pm
MISSION Provides job seeking and career transitioning professionals an environment of support and an opportunity for networking.

LEE’S SUMMIT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH |  ForwardBound Job Club
LOCATION 114 SE Douglas | Lee’s Summit Missouri | Room 118 | Parking is on the corner of 2nd and Main.
CONTACTS   Bob Carpenter | robert.carpenter15@yahoo.com
DATE/TIME Tuesday evenings | 6:30– 8:30pm
MISSION Provides a forum for job seekers to expand their network, as well as improve their job hunting skills.

LORD OF LIFE LUTHERAN CHURCH | Crossroads Career Network
LOCATION 3105 West 135th Street | Leawood, Kansas | Adventure Outpost
CONTACTS   Brad Sommer | brad.Lordoflifeccn@gmail.com | Sheryl Sommer | sks@bsnbs.com
DATE/TIME First and third Wednesday evenings | 7:00– 8:30pm
MISSION Provides Christ-centered support and resources for those seeking a job, changing careers or exploring career options.

LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION | Crossroads Career Network
LOCATION 9100 Mission Road | Prairie Village, Kansas
CONTACTS   Jeanne Crabtree | worship@lcrpv.org |  913-649-0438
DATE/TIME First and third Saturday mornings | 9:00–11:30am
MISSION Provides practical, concrete ideas and solutions. Open to anyone looking for employment or planning a career change
1st Sat. – focuses on branding yourself. 3rd Sat – addresses resumes interviewing, financial matters, contingency plans, etc.

NONPROFIT CONNECT | NP Connect Job Club
LOCATION Kauffman Conference Center | 4801 Rockhill Road | Kansas City, Missouri | Town Square Room
CONTACTS   Michelle Davis |  816.235.6426 |  mdavis@npconnect.org
DATE/TIME Second and fourth Wednesday afternoon | 3:30-5:00pm
MISSION Connects job seekers to the Kansas City nonprofit community.

NORTHLAND CATHEDRAL |  Northland Job Club
LOCATION 101 NW 99th Street | Kansas City, Missouri | Room Z15 | 816.455.2555
CONTACTS   Steve Parker | fparker3@kc.rr.com | 816.454.6762
DATE/TIME Tuesday evenings | 6:30-8:00pm
MISSION Offers compassionate caring and mentoring to those experiencing unemployment.

PLEASANT VALLEY BAPTIST CHURCH |  Career Connection KC Northland
LOCATION 1600 N. 291 Highway (I-35 & 291) | Liberty, Missouri | Room 301
CONTACTS   Sharon Jones | Sharon@pleasantvalley.org | 816.781.5959
DATE/TIME Second Tuesday and Last Friday of the month | 7pm – 8:30pm
MISSION Helps people obtain/maintain meaningful employment through programs that promote networking, training, motivation & biblical inspiration.

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF STANLEY |  Job Search Support Group
LOCATION 14895 Antioch Road | Overland Park, Kansas | Room 234A | www.stanleypres.org
CONTACTS   Larry Lee | 913.681.8180 | leell@aol.com
DATE/TIME Thursdays mornings | 10:00am
MISSION Provides opportunity to share job search techniques and experiences, as well as support one another during job transition.

PRINCE OF PEACE CATHOLIC CHURCH |  St. Joseph’s Career Transitions
LOCATION 16000 West 143rd Street | Olathe, Kansas | Parish Center Basement | St. Mark | St. Luke Room
CONTACTS   Fred Fosnacht | jobs@mycatholicvoice.com | www.MyCatholicVoice.com/jobs
DATE/TIME Wednesday mornings | 7:00–8:30am
MISSION Provides job search coaching, networking and career transition support in an atmosphere of personal spiritual enrichment.

RED BRIDGE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
LOCATION 117th St. & Holmes | Kansas City, Missouri
CONTACTS   Jane White  | 816.651.6839
DATE/TIME First and third Wednesday evenings  | 6:15pm

SACRED HEART CATHOLIC CHURCH |  Sacred Heart (Shawnee) Job Club
LOCATION Johnson Drive & Monticello | Shawnee, Kansas | Church Meeting Room 2 (or Room 103) | www.shoj.org/jobclub.htm
CONTACTS   Maureen Reintjes | 913.422.5700 x250 | maureen.reintjes@shoj.org
DATE/TIME Friday mornings | 8:30–9:30am | does not meet Friday before a holiday, after Thanksgiving and on Good Friday
Online:  Kansas City Metro Networking Job Club | http://sacredheartjobclub.ning.com.
MISSION Provides an onsite, as well as an online networking group for all job seekers and facilitators in the KC metro area.

ST. ANDREW CHRISTIAN CHURCH |  SANG Job Club
LOCATION 13890 W. 127th Street | Olathe, Kansas (just west of 127th & Pflumm) | Friends Hall, Main Floor
CONTACTS   Tom Davis | 913-738-4088 | tdavis@cygnusassociates.com | John Bach | jbach@kc.rr.com | Valerie Sieverling | f360degrees@yahoo.com
DATE/TIME First and third Monday mornings | 6:45–8:00am
MISSION Provides networking and in-depth topic discussion for job seekers as well as a marketing forum for small businesses.

ST. ELIZABETH CATHOLIC CHURCH
LOCATION 2 East 75th Street | Kansas City, Missouri | Seton Hall | Off-street parking behind church (75th & Main)
CONTACTS   Doug Kinney | daventis@everestkc.net |  www.stekc.org | LinkedIn Group: St. Elizabeth Job Club
DATE/TIME Third Thursday evening | 7:00-9:00pm
MISSION Provides job seekers with formal networking opportunities, resource awareness, tips and techniques and experience sharing.

ST. JOHN LALANDE CATHOLIC CHURCH
LOCATION 805 NW R.D. Mize Road | Blue Springs, Missouri | LaLande Room
CONTACTS   Rose Scanlon | j-scanlon@sbcglobal.net
DATE/TIME Wednesday mornings | 9:00–11:00am
MISSION Provides moral support and help with 30-second commercials, resume development and interviewing skills.

ST. MARGARET’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH Career Connections: 7 O’clock Job Club
LOCATION 5700 W. 6th Street | Lawrence, Kansas | Main building classroom
CONTACTS   John Wade | Psychologist specializing in Positive Psychology | Susan Wade | Career Counselor | susanwade@sunflower.com
DATE/TIME Monday evenings | 7:00–8:30pm
MISSION Provides job seekers with practical skills, as well as networking and coping strategies and occasional guest speakers

TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH |  Support Group | Job Club
LOCATION 5601 W 62nd Street | Mission, Kansas (SM Parkway & Nall) | Office Conference Room
CONTACTS   Tony Whitter | tony@tlcms.org | 913.432.5441 | Rachel DeGarmo | racheldegarmo@gmail.com
DATE/TIME Second and fourth Monday evenings | 6:30–7:30pm
MISSION Provides support for those negatively impacted by the economy.

WILLIAM JEWELL COLLEGE |  North Star Job Club
LOCATION William Jewell College | 500 College Hill | Liberty, Missouri | Gano Assembly | Gano Assembly meeting room | Gano Chapel
CONTACTS   Cole Wrisinger | 816.522.2703 | wrisingerw@william.jewell.edu | Debbie Scarfino | scarfinod@william.jewell.edu | 816.522.1294
DATE/TIME First and third Monday evenings | 6:30– 8:30pm
MISSION Provides support and opportunity to those in career transition for placement.

WOODS CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST |  Crossroads Career Network
LOCATION 4725 NE Lakewood Way | Lee’s Summit, Missouri | Room 301 | www.crossroadscareer.org
CONTACT   David Templeman | david.templeman@gmail.com | 913.220.8326
DATE/TIME Wednesday evenings | 6:30–7:30pm
MISSION Assists people with career transitions by through networking, knowledge and faith.

KC METRO CAREER EXPERT | ADVOCATE
DIANE STAFFORD | Workplace and Career Columnist | THE KANSAS CITY STAR   http://economy.kansascity.com | stafford@kcstar.com

ONLINE NETWORKING GROUP
SACRED HEART CATHOLIC CHURCH Online Kansas City Metro Networking Job Club | http://sacredheartjobclub.ning.com

ACTIVE JOB CLUB ALUMNI
CHRIST CHURCH ANGLICAN   Jenny Behrens | jennybehrens@gmail.com | Provides individual job search assistance.

POSSIBLE FUTURE JOB CLUBS
MILL CREEK COMMUNITY CHURCH | Job club in the planning stage.
SOUTH ZONE | Job club in the planning stage.
VILLAGE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH | Job club announcement forthcoming.
VINYARD | Job club announcement forthcoming.


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