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.
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.
Lead college prep classes for underserved students; Learn about student interests, needs, and backgrounds; help students achieve goals; Collect, organize, and maintain student and program information and statistics; Become knowledgeable with Texas financial aid and the ACT and SAT; Participate in the Summer Tour of Colleges by traveling with students to different colleges within Texas and providing hands-on activities to help them learn more about the campuses.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training
College Forward provides millage reimbursement for all travel related to service along with a monthly cell phone allowance.
Subject to criminal background check
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