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College Access Coordinator - Richmond Promise
Launched in January 2016, the Richmond Promise is a community-wide college scholarship fund and college success initiative to build a college graduating culture in Richmond, CA. The Richmond Promise scholarship is made possible by a 10-year, $35 million seed-investment from the Chevron Corporation’s Environmental and Community Investment Agreement with the City of Richmond. The Richmond Promise is a 501c3 charitable organization with institutional partnerships with the City of Richmond, WCCUSD, Contra Costa College, University of California and California State University systems. Mission: We see a day when all children in Richmond have access to high quality education, excel from high school to higher education, attain a postsecondary degree or certification, thrive in the field of their choice, and become a leader of positive change in their community and the world. Goals: Increase the number of students, particularly who are low-income and first in their family to go to college, who: 1. Are exposed to college resources, role models, and experiences throughout K-16 2. Successfully transition to an accredited university/college directly from high school 3. Successfully transfer from community college to 4-year university 4. Complete an associates degree, bachelor degree, or career + technical education
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : VISTA member will build capacity and help advance the mission of the Richmond Promise by supporting the development of an effective outreach strategy to increase awareness and access to the Richmond Promise scholarship, and build a college-graduation culture throughout the City of Richmond. VISTA member will also help develop and manage college awareness programming at the k-12 level, including Financial Aid Access and College-Going Conversations with Richmond Youth, as well as engage parents in the community to build a parent volunteer wing. Develop a communications & outreach plan to increase awareness and access to financial aid among Richmond parents and families. Build sustainable community based institutional partnerships with schools, community-based organizations within the Richmond Community to develop a comprehensive financial aid campaign to increase access to state and federal dollars for college.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Uniforms provided and required . 
Service Areas :
Education . 
Skills :
Counseling ,  Team Work ,  Education ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills . 
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College Access Coordinator - Richmond Promise

Program Start/End Date
08/28/2023  -   08/27/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations CALIFORNIA   San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose  


Accepting Applications
From  07/11/2023  To  08/01/2023 

Contact Miguel Molina
440 Civic Center Plz
Richmond   CA   94804

Listing ID 114451


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