College and Career Coach

College Success Foundation, AmeriCorps

About the organization

Established in 2010, AmeriCorps – College and Career Coach (CACC) is a service program managed by College Success Foundation. This results-driven program provides the opportunity for individuals to become involved in service communities by providing support to low-income, underserved youth, and families.

A team of 19 AmeriCorps members will deliver CSF’s college and career readiness lessons to middle school students in one of our partner schools throughout Washington State from the following school districts: Auburn, Highline, Seattle, Spokane, Kent, Tacoma, and Yakima. The member’s efforts will contribute toward the development and growth of the school’s college-going culture and strengthen students’ college aspirations. The CACC collaborates with counselors, teachers, community partners, and College Success Foundation staff.

Duties

In the College and Career Coach (CACC) position, the CSF AmeriCorps member works with middle school staff to provide college readiness programming to designated Washington State school districts. The CACC partners with schools to implement a college readiness curriculum, college-bound sign-ups, academic enrichment activities, mentorship, and social skills/leadership development. The member's efforts will contribute toward the development and growth of the school's college-going culture and strengthen students' college aspirations for low-income, underserved students.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Work directly with middle school students by developing and delivering college and career readiness curriculum and support services to 8th-grade middle school students in one of CSF's partner schools to strengthen students' college aspirations.
- Administer pre and post-assessments to students receiving the college and career readiness curriculum to assess the programs' efficacy.
- Support parent/guardian and/or school staff efforts to build and strengthen the school's college-going culture to provide the best opportunity for students to be college-ready.
- Participate in mandatory statewide member development meetings to receive ongoing training and career development

Qualifications

• Must be citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States,
• Must be at least 17 years of age at the commencement of service
• College degree required (associate's degree or higher). Bachelor's preferred in education, sociology, psychology, social work, public service or a related field.
• Clearance with required CNCS and CSF background checks (Washington State Patrol criminal registry, FBI fingerprint check, National Sex Offender Registry background check, drug test).

Salary

14,700 distributed throughout the service term

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

- Resume
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendations

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