College Access and Success Coach

Location
Locations in: Minneapolis/St. Paul, Philadelphia, Portland, Omaha, Milwaukee and Chicago.
Salary
Full time AmeriCorps positions with living allowance, education award, and health benefit
Posted
Mar 23, 2018
Closes
Apr 22, 2018
Category
Education, Nonprofit
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Tech Connected Coaching-including high school, college and CollegePoint coaching positions.

Serve as a College Possible coach in positions utilizing technology to reach high school and college students. Provide one on one services by:

  • coaching high school or college students to and through college using technology such as texting, email, phone and video calls to cover topics such as ACT/SAT prep, college application processes, application essays, FAFSA and navigating college support services.
  • working with students on an individual basis providing subject specific assistance.
  • meeting regularly with program staff and peers to plan engaging outreach and communications to students about our college access and success curriculum.
  • regularly and reliably tracking interactions with students and keep student records up-to-date in Salesforce database.

In Person Coaching-including high school and college coaching positions

Serve as a College Possible coach at a partner high school or college. Serve students either in a cohort or one on one in person setting. Provide services by:

  • leading in person sessions for students on topics such as ACT/SAT prep, college application processes, application essays, FAFSA and navigating college support services.
  • working with students on an individual basis providing subject specific assistance.
  • meeting regularly with program staff and peers to plan engaging outreach and communications to students about our college access and success curriculum.
  • regularly and reliably tracking interactions with students and keep student records up-to-date in Salesforce database.

Community Partnerships AmeriCorps Member

Support College Possible's programming by building and supporting partnerships to serve students. This may include:

  • organizing College Prep Talks, college planning workshops for middle and early high school students;
  • conceiving and organizing program wide events including community service days, college visits and student celebration events;
  • organizing practice ACT exams for high school juniors;
  • serving as lead substitute for coaches;
  • supporting Summer Bridge programming for high school seniors transitioning to college;

AmeriCorps VISTA Positions (St. Paul, Philadelphia and Chicago)

Serve in an indirect service role support College Possible’s mission behind the scenes, helping the organization grow capacity and create sustainable resources. Available roles include:

  • Development VISTAs supporting sites in creating and establishing fundraising through activities such as donor research and grant writing (PHL and CHI)
  • Communications VISTAs supporting site communications teams in building awareness and creating relationships in new communities through projects like newsletter writing and editing, website content creation and news release processes (PHL and CHI)
  • Program VISTA’s supporting College Possible’s national program goals, including updating and revising curriculum and creating materials to support new College Possible coaching strategies.
  • Research and Evaluation VISTAs who support data integrity and management and also support internal and external evaluations of College Possible programs
  • VISTA Leader who supports other VISTA members in their term of service and provides ongoing support in recruiting strong cohorts of AmeriCorps VISTA members.  

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