College Access Coordinator (AmeriCorps)

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $12,630.00
Maximum: $12,630.00




717 N Killingsworth Ct
United States


Oregon College Access Corps Program Coordinator

Position Description Position Title: RAHS College Access Associate

Host Site Name: Rosemary Anderson High School (multiple sites)

Location: Portland, OR 

Hours of Service: 8:30am-4:30pm M-F with some evening and weekend hours (At least 1,700 hours over the 10.5 month term of service) 

Position Duration: April 2018 - February 2019

Project: First year 

Summary of Position: The RAHS College Access Associate will serve at Rosemary Anderson High School (multiple sites). The primary functions will be to maintain and track student engagement for the RAHS Mentorship Program and to recruit and train coaches. The RAHS College Access Associate will also recruit volunteers for National Days of Service. Responsibilities and Related Tasks:

●Assist in cultivating school/community partnerships

●Recruit, select, and train community and college coaches 

●Build a programmatic infrastructure around college access programming best practices 

●Recruit volunteers for National Days of Service and other community service events 

●Administer program assessment 

●Promote program impacts to internal and external stakeholders 

●Participate in College Access Corps trainings, including orientation, mid-year training, graduation, regional cohort meetings and others as available 

●Adhere to organization’s equity position 

●Engage in personal and group reflection 

●Other mentor related duties as assigned 

●Recruit, select and train community college students to serve as coaches for high school students

Campus Compact of Oregon AmeriCorps Member Responsibilities: 

●Complete and submit all Campus Compact of Oregon required progress reports, timesheets, and other paperwork

●Attend all Campus Compact of Oregon trainings and events for CAC AmeriCorps members (Member pre-service orientation, etc.)

Required Qualifications: 

●17 years and older

●Must have at least an Associate’s Degree, BA/BS preferred

●Demonstrate a commitment to or willingness to explore issues of racial justice and equity

●A U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or lawful permanent resident

●Able to serve full-time for 10.5 months

●Ability to pass a criminal history background check

Site Qualifications: 

●Must have a valid driver’s license; willing to use site-owned vehicle for service related travel

●A passion for POIC + RAHS mission and serving at-risk youth and young adults 

●Demonstrated progression in program and contract management 

●Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders 

●Excellent organizational, time management, and reporting skills to manage multiple projects, set priorities, collaborate with team members, and meet deadlines 

●Experience in tracking program information 

●Responsible and professional conduct that serves as a role model to all participants Preferred Qualifications: 

●Strong organizational and computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Google Drives

●Ability to work independently and as part of a team 

●Excellent oral, written, and listening communication skills 

●The ability to work cross-culturally with others in a variety of settings 

●Experience using a socially conscious approach to teaching, coaching, mentoring

●The ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously

●Program Management (marketing, event planning, training, volunteer management) experience 

●Experience coordinating or participating in mentoring/coaching programs

●Willingness to engage in conversations about racial justice, equity, and racism 

●Ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds

College Access Corps Benefits:

●$12,630 for the term of service, dispersed monthly over 10.5 months

●An education award of $5,815 (upon successful completion of service)

●Basic Health Care Plan if not eligible for Oregon Health Plan or other health insurance

●Loan forbearance and interest accrual payment on qualified student loans

●Training and professional development opportunities

●Access to an extensive network of AmeriCorps AlumsSite Specific Benefits: 

●Access to $150 professional development fund per member

●Ability to pay or subsidize cell phone plan

For more information, contact:

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish is nice but not required.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

How To Apply

To apply, please contact the email above. You will also need to create an AmeriCorps account and complete and submit an AmeriCorps application through Submit the application for 2017-2018 Oregon College Access Corps. Please feel free to contact us at the above email with any questions.