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Near Peer Coaching For Postsecondary Success
 
 
 
AmeriCorps Near Peer Coaches for Postsecondary Success will serve at selected high schools in Florida, particularly high schools located in communities with low college-going rates and low educational attainment rates. Serving alongside high school counselors and other school professionals, Near Peer Coaches will support students as they make the transition from high school to a postsecondary education institution. Near Peer Success Coaches serve part-time and focus on advising students, especially those from low-income backgrounds, through the complex steps toward college enrollment. Near Peer Success Coaches will provide students and their families with relevant information regarding the benefits of a postsecondary education, preparing for college attendance and the admission and financial aid processes.
 
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Member Duties : Interact on a daily basis with high school students and families from assigned high school to provide relevant information about postsecondary education and the college choice/financial aid processes. Guide students in the completion of the college readiness workbook and financial literacy program. Facilitate group events that encourage students and their families to consider, plan for, and apply to colleges and universities. Establish productive collegial relationships with principals, school counselors, and teachers in assigned high school, as well as community-based college access professionals. Assist in the assessment and long-term sustainability of the program. Build and maintain expertise in admission and financial aid advising.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Uniforms provided and required ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Social Services ,  Counseling ,  Education ,  Youth Development ,  Teaching/Tutoring . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Near Peer Coaching For Postsecondary Success

Program Start/End Date
08/01/2021  -   07/31/2022

Work Schedule Part Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations FLORIDA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  05/01/2021  To  07/30/2021 

Contact Madeline Wilk
9160 Corporate Forum Parkway, Suite 321
Fort Myers   FL   33907
2197304827
madeline@earntolearnfl.org
www.earntolearnfl.org

Listing ID 98343


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