College Access Coordinator | AmeriCorps
- Volunteer Opportunity posted by Everett Community College-Diversity and Equity Center
Times of day
Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
Long-Term (6 months-1 year)
Everett Community College | Diversity and Equity Center
2000 Tower Street
PROGRAM PURPOSE: The purpose of College Access Corps program is to improve college access of economically disadvantaged youth in grades 4-12 in the states of Washington and Oregon. AmeriCorps members will serve on campuses, in schools and/or non-profit agencies, recruit college students to serve as College Access Coaches, and together they will provide college access interventions to economically disadvantaged youth*. Members will recruit volunteers for National Days of Service. AmeriCorps members will strive to promote educational equity and inclusion that supports the needs of students with various backgrounds. *Economically disadvantaged (ED) youth is defined as youth eligibility.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND RELATED TASKS: • Recruit, select, and train college students as college access coaches • Recruit volunteers for National Days of Service and other community service events • Provide age appropriate college access interventions to participating youth • Compile and update college access program sustainability manual (one for each campus program) • Collect and document program assessment data in required tracking tools and progress reports • Participate in College Access Corps trainings, including orientation, mid-year training, graduation, regional cohort meetings and others as schedule The College Access Corps program, an AmeriCorps program, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action enroller of AmeriCorps service volunteers. Members of ethnic minorities, disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, and recently separated veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply. The College Access Corps only enrolls members who are citizens, nationals, or lawful permanent resident aliens of the United States. All new members must show service eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and must satisfy the National Service Criminal History Check eligibility criteria pursuant to 45 CFR 2540.202. • Engage in personal reflection • Collaborate with other CAC teammates and national service members in your community on common projects • Record and track hours in monthly time sheets
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Be a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States • Be 18 or older • Have an AA/BA or some college • Agree to a National Service Criminal History Check and not have a sexual offense or murder conviction (other offenses may also prohibit participation, but will be determined on a case by case basis) • Commit to serving 1700 hours (no more than 20% of aggregate time can be spent on training/professional development and no more than 10% on fundraising) • Ability to work well with people of diverse backgrounds • Strong organization, problem-solving and written and oral communication skills • Basic office computer skills, including word processing • Program management (marketing, event planning, training, volunteer management) experience • Strong initiative, self-starter, and enthusiasm for helping others succeed • Committed to promoting educational equity and inclusion
BENEFITS: • Living allowance of $12,630 (distributed over 10.5 months) • Loan forbearance and interest accrual reimbursement on qualifying loans • Basic health care plan (if needed) • Education Award of $5,920 upon successful completion of the program • Childcare assistance for qualifying members • Members will be given a mid-year and end of year member evaluation from their program supervisor • Networking, training, and professional development opportunities • A chance to make a difference in your community and schools!
- Stipend Provided
- Training Provided
How To Apply
Please send cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For additional information call Maria Behrens at 425-388-9997