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Available AmeriCorps and VISTA positions

Navigate Program Coaches

Support high school and college students in achieving their goal of college graduation through one-on-one coaching and support via phone, email and other technological platforms.  This opportunity allows you to work in an office environment with other college graduates committed to serving their communities!   You will accomplish this by:

  • Coaching high school or college students to and through college via text, email, phone and video calls to provide support in ACT/SAT preparation, the college application process, college application essays, FAFSA completion and navigating college support services.
  • Working with students one-on-one to address their individual needs for achieving college graduation.
  • Meeting regularly with College Possible program staff and peers to plan engaging outreach and communications to students about the College Possible program
  • Documenting your student interactions in Salesforce database and gaining valuable experience with the software system.

 

Campus Based High School and College Coaches

Support high school and college graduates in achieving their goal of college graduation through in-person coaching and support.  In this role, you will coach and support a group of students at their high school or college campus. You will support these students by:

  • Leading sessions for students on topics such as ACT/SAT preparation, the college application process, college application essays, FAFSA completion and navigating college support services.
  • Working with students on an individual basis by providing subject specific support or assistance overcoming obstacles in the college education process.
  • Meeting regularly with College Possible program staff and peers to plan engaging outreach and communications to students about the College Possible program.
  • Documenting your student interactions in Salesforce database and gaining valuable experience with the software system.

 

Community Partnerships Team Member

In an office setting, you will build and support partnerships that help College Possible better serve our students. This may include:

  • Developing college planning workshops for middle and early high school students;
  • Planning and organizing program wide events including community service days, college visits and student celebration events.
  • Organizing practice ACT/SAT exams for high school juniors.
  • Serving as lead substitute for coaches.
  • Supporting programming for high school seniors transitioning to college.

 

AmeriCorps VISTA Positions (St. Paul, Philadelphia and Omaha)

  • Development VISTAs support sites in creating and establishing fundraising channels through activities such as donor research and grant writing.
  • Communications VISTAs support site communications teams in building awareness and creating relationships in new communities through projects like writing and editing newsletters, website content creation and news release processes.
  • Program VISTAs support College Possible’s national program goals, including updating and revising curriculum and creating materials to support new coaching strategies.
  • Research and Evaluation VISTAs support data integrity, management and the internal and external evaluations of College Possible programs.
  • The VISTA Leader supports other VISTA members in their term of service and provides ongoing support in recruiting new cohorts of AmeriCorps VISTA members.
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