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UWKC Benefits Hub Coach
 
 
 
Community and technical colleges are an affordable way for people to get a higher education, yet fewer than half of community college students earn a credential. Further, the COVID-19 crisis demonstrated the importance of a college education. So far during the pandemic, the unemployment rate for those with a high school diploma has been roughly twice that of those with a bachelor's degree at 9% and 4.8% respectively, disproportionately impacting black, indigenous, and people of color individuals. Benefits Hub helps students stay in school and complete their education by offering financial tools and resources through coaching, workshops, and grants. In the 2024-2025 school year, Benefits Hub purpose to provide 10,000 interventions to 5,000 students and target our efforts toward students of color, parenting students, and first-generation college students to take steps towards undoing systemic inequities. As a Benefits Hub Coach your role will be to meet with students individually and connect students to critical financial and emergency resources as well as provide information that aid students in achieving their educational goals. You will also build the capacity of the Benefits Hub program by developing strong partnerships and referral pathways that increase awareness and use of Benefits Hub services on campus. This position will offer opportunities to further develop your skills and understanding of direct services and outreach in higher education and non-profits. We are seeking to hire Benefits Hub Coaches at the following campuses: • Bellevue College • Green River College • Highline College • North Seattle College • Renton Technical College • Shoreline Community College • South Seattle College
 
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Member Duties : Provide coaching to students to assess financial needs and eligibility for potential resources and services and encourage financial literacy Provide resource navigation for students to connect with campus and community resources, emergency resources when needed, making appropriate referrals, and assistance enrolling in those services Effectively manage your weekly schedule to accommodate drop-in hours, student appointments, data entry, campus outreach, and other service tasks Deliver workshops on financial literacy topics and tailor content to meet the needs of students Outreach and engage students for the purpose of strengthening relationships or helping students access resources through Benefits Hub or other United Way and campus opportunities Develop and maintain on-campus partnerships to increase awareness of Benefits Hub services and referrals, including campus departments, staff & faculty, student groups, etc.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Unlimited public transportation pass . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Hunger ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Homelessness ,  Education ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Teaching/Tutoring ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Social Services ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Education . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
UWKC Benefits Hub Coach

Program Start/End Date
09/03/2024  -   08/31/2025

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WASHINGTON   Seattle/Tacoma/Bremerton  

Accepting Applications
From  06/20/2024  To  09/01/2024 

Contact Brandon Montiel
720 2nd Ave
Seattle   WA   98104
2064613771
bmontiel@uwkc.org
www.uwkc.org/about-us/

Listing ID 93504


       

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