The University of Montana Western is an innovative institution offering comprehensive education opportunities to southwestern Montana.
In this position, you will provide mentorship and coaching to low-income or first generation students to be successful in their academic pursuits and future career goals.
Community Need Addressed
Increase academic success of local college students
Student recruitment, outreach, and mentorship and coaching for low-income or first-generation students.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Non-competitive eligibility (federal jobs), Relocation allowance (if applicable), Training
This site provides: Access to the campus gym. 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.
Skills you will gain
Team Work, Youth Development, Teaching/Tutoring, Education
Competencies You Will Develop
Demonstrate sensitivity and empathy, Listen to and consider others' viewpoints, Maintain open lines of communication with others, Speak clearly, in precise language and in a logical, organized and coherent manner
Creativity & Problem Solving
Able to identify and define the problem, Capable of generating possible solutions, Select and implement well-considered solution
Stay positive and outcome oriented
Identify and prioritize the key issues involved to facilitate the decision making process
Create plan of action, schedule tasks so that work is completed on time, Demonstrate the effective allocation of time and resources efficiently
Be pleasant, courteous, professional and respectful when dealing with internal and external customers or clients, Evaluate customer or client satisfaction, Honor the privilege of being able to work with and for those being served, Recognize the importance of maintaining privacy and confidentiality of those being served, Understand and anticipate the needs of others, Understand the significance of maintaining a healthful and safe environment