Dawson Promise is a program at Dawson Community College aimed at helping unaccompanied youth, homeless youth, or youth aging out of the foster care system to obtain a two-year education without student debt. In this position, you will support the Dawson Promise program in recruiting and supporting a team of college AmeriCorps members to provide near-peer mentorship to low-income and first-generation high school students. You will provide academic mentorship to students, organize workshops on topics such as financial aid, college applications, etc., and implement community service projects.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Non-competitive eligibility (federal jobs), Relocation allowance (if applicable), Student loan forbearance
This site will provide: Grocery Assistance, Wellness Assistance, a vehicle for service related activities, and the college campus meal plan. AmeriCorps College Coaches also receive: 10 Days of Personal Leave; 10 Days of Sick/Medical Leave; Professional development and training opportunities; Eligible for hiring preference with Employers of National Service; Access to My Life Expert member assistance program.
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
A valid Drivers License is required.
Subject to criminal background check
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