COLLEGE ACCESS AND SUCCESS COACH-AUGUST 2018 START DATE!

College Possible ( learn more )

Saint Paul , MN ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2887445
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 30, 2018
  • Starting Date: August 14, 2018

Job Description

Available AmeriCorps and VISTA Positions
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.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 100
  • Job Category : Student Services > School/Guidance Counselor
  • Job Requirements

    • Required Skills:
      Bachelor’s degree required. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated leadership skills, a high level of achievement in academics, employment or other pursuits, and a commitment to the mission of College Possible. We welcome candidates of all academic majors to apply.
    • No experience required
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Chad Karlsson
    • 540 Fairview Ave N.
    • Ste. 304
    • Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104

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