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College Access Coach

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

January 5, 2022 - June 17, 2022

Application Window

September 14, 2021 - November 30, 2021

Location

  • Austin, TX

Contact Information

Serve College Forward
serve@collegeforward.org

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College Coach

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Description

About College Forward
College Forward coaches underserved, motivated students to achieve the benefits of higher education and a post-secondary degree. We pair students with near-peer coaches who provide personalized support to guide students from 11th grade through college graduation.

Opportunity
We are seeking AmeriCorps*Texas members to serve as College Coaches at our Austin site. The applicant must possess a sincere interest in empowering youth and a passion for higher education. Applicants should also possess the ability to carefully and strategically plan individual work goals in order to meet organizational objectives in a timely manner; ability to closely monitor progress towards these goals and take appropriate remedial action when necessary. Successful applicants are leaders with strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

Position Responsibilities
College Access Coaches serve high school juniors and seniors by providing support and guidance through the college application process. These coaches work with students one on one and within a classroom environment to ensure students are on track towards accomplishing their academic goals. College Access Coaches lead college prep classes, assist students with submitting financial aid and scholarship applications, and support students through the college exploration journey.

AmeriCorps Service Term
The AmeriCorps program at College Forward is a paid service opportunity for those who want to gain professional development while serving the community. Below are some of the benefits of completing a service term:
- Positively impact a community
- Develop both personal and professional skills
- Living Stipend (paid bi-weekly)
- Education Award to be used for education expenses like eligible student loans and tuition
- Building a network of peers and mentors with similar interests and goals

Other Benefits
- Free medical insurance
- Low-cost dental and vision insurance
- Monthly mileage and cell phone use reimbursements
- Opportunity to forbear qualified student loans during service
- Professional Development Training

Full position description and application can be found at this link: https://collegeforward.org/job/college-access-coach/

About College Forward
College Forward coaches underserved, motivated students to achieve the benefits of higher education and a post-secondary degree. We pair students with near-peer coaches who provide personalized support to guide students from 11th grade through college graduation.

Opportunity
We are seeking AmeriCorps*Texas members to serve as College Coaches at our Austin site. The applicant must possess a sincere interest in empowering youth and a passion for higher education. Applicants should also possess the ability to carefully and strategically plan individual work goals in order to meet organizational objectives in a timely manner; ability to closely monitor progress towards these goals and take appropriate remedial action when necessary. Successful applicants are leaders with strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

Position Responsibilities
College Access Coaches serve high school juniors and seniors by providing support and guidance through the college application process. These coaches work with students one on one and within a classroom environment to ensure students are on track towards accomplishing their academic goals. College Access Coaches lead college prep classes, assist students with submitting financial aid and scholarship applications, and support students through the college exploration journey.

AmeriCorps Service Term
The AmeriCorps program at College Forward is a paid service opportunity for those who want to gain professional development while serving the community. Below are some of the benefits of completing a service term:
- Positively impact a community
- Develop both personal and professional skills
- Living Stipend (paid bi-weekly)
- Education Award to be used for education expenses like eligible student loans and tuition
- Building a network of peers and mentors with similar interests and goals

Other Benefits
- Free medical insurance
- Low-cost dental and vision insurance
- Monthly mileage and cell phone use reimbursements
- Opportunity to forbear qualified student loans during service
- Professional Development Training

Full position description and application can be found at this link: https://collegeforward.org/job/college-access-coach/
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Living Allowance

$1312 - $1312 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

College Forward provides millage reimbursement for all travel related to service along with a monthly cell phone allowance.

Education Requirements

College Graduate

Desired Languages

English, Spanish

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

21 - 35

Service Details

Focus Areas

Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

33

Location Type

Rural, Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Higher Education Institution, High School

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Serve College Forward
serve@collegeforward.org

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Position Details

College Coach

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