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Kentucky College Coaches
 
 
 
Kentucky College Coaches was created to be a near peer program for recent college graduates to help high school students in navigating the steps from high school into college. There will be 20 full time members who will be placed in high schools around the state of Kentucky. An ideal member is a person who is eager to help high school students envision themselves going to college and to assist students through all the necessary processes. Here are some of the counites where members will be placed. Breckinridge, Barren, Bracken, Caldwell., Carroll., Casey, Daviess, Edmonson, Fulton, Grayson, Harlan, Henry, Jefferson,Kenton, Letcher, Lewis., Knox, Lyon, Marion, Graves, Mead, Monroe, Nelson, Shelby, Spencer, Union.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : Full time coaches will be assigned to work with a minimum of 50 high school students on a one-to-one basis to give them individualized help to transition to college. In addition, coaches will participate in parents' nights, home visits, giving workshops and partnering with teachers on course projects that help students with college applications. Coaches will participate in a comprehensive training prior to their service. They will learn how to use various tools that can serve as a resource to the students and the schools. Topics include: Individualized Education Plan, 7 Habits for Highly Successful Teens, Career Exploration, FAFSA, Writing college essays, Choosing a College, and Working with Parents. Each coach will work alongside high school staff and will gear their work to the needs of the specific school and students.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Use of netbook during service ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Health Coverage . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Education . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Leadership ,  Youth Development ,  Education . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Kentucky College Coaches

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2011  -   08/30/2012

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations KENTUCKY  

Accepting Applications
From  07/25/2012  To  05/01/2014 

Contact Darlene Ryan
Nunn Dr
Newport   KY   41099
859-572-7836
darlene.ryan@kycompact.org
kycompact.nku.edu
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 37976


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