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AmeriCorps Ohio College Guides - Canton, OH

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Member Duties: Serving through the Stark Education Partnership, AmeriCorps College Guides will be placed in one area high school: Massillon/Washington, McKinley, or Alliance. College Guides will; •Assist students in making a post-secondary education plan •Provide college and career information to students and families •Help to facilitate information sessions and programs for students and parents •Present classroom workshops to students •Assist students with their college applications •Plan and chaperone college visits •Assist students and families with the financial aid process •Identify students who may be eligible for scholarships •Identify and register students who may be eligible for College Credit Plus Classes. •Foster early awareness of post-secondary education in 9th and 10th grade students

Education: Bachelors degree

Program Benefits: Childcare assistance if eligible , Health Coverage , Training , Education award upon successful completion of service , Living Allowance . 

Terms: Car recommended , Permits working at another job during off hours .  

Service Areas: Education .  

Skills: Public Speaking , Team Work , Education , Leadership , Counseling , Teaching/Tutoring , Youth Development , Community Organization .  

Service Description: Make a real impact on the lives of Ohio students and their surrounding community - become an Ohio College Guide AmeriCorps member and serve as an advisor, mentoring and guiding typically underserved Ohioans- first generation college-going, low-income, and minority – in getting the information and knowledge they need and deserve to prepare for, access and complete a postsecondary credential. The College Guides deliver programs and counseling on college and career exploration and financial education to 6th through 12th graders; provide support to 11th and 12th graders on strategic and tactile postsecondary access and financial planning; and facilitate successful postsecondary transitions, persistence and ongoing financial education with high school graduates. Develop advising, mentoring, interpersonal, and leadership skills. This position is a full-time commitment of 1,700 service hours to be completed in 11 months, starting in August 2021. College Guides will receive a modest living allowance and an education award up to $6,345 upon completion of service. Additionally, existing qualified student loans are deferred during time of service and accrued interest may be eligible to be paid by the Corporation of National and Community Service. The AmeriCorps Ohio College Guides receive ongoing skills training, and professional development opportunities. Host sites for the 2021-2022 Ohio College Guides program are: Canton (Stark Education Partnership); Cleveland (College Now Greater Cleveland & Esperanza Inc.); Columbus (I Know I Can); Oberlin (Ninde Scholars Program), Warren (Mahoning Valley CAP); and Zanesville (Scholarship Central). 

Member Duties: Serving through the Stark Education Partnership, AmeriCorps College Guides will be placed in one area high school: Massillon/Washington, McKinley, or Alliance. College Guides will; •Assist students in making a post-secondary…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    August 9, 2021
    12:00 AM EDT
    4:00 AM UTC
  • End Date
    June 30, 2022
    11:59 PM EDT
    3:59 AM UTC
  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided

Location

On-site
400 Market Avenue North, Canton, OH 44702, United States
Suite B - Plaza

How to Apply

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4.    After you have created an account, you will be able to apply for the AmeriCorps job posting

1.    Click on the link above to apply

2.    Scroll through the listings and click on the AmeriCorps Ohio College Guides-Canton and Stark County link and select "Apply for job"

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