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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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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




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 : Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
Terms :
Uniforms provided and required ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Education ,  General Skills ,  Social Services ,  Team Work ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Counseling . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Near Peer Coaching For Postsecondary Success

Program Start/End Date
08/01/2020  -   07/31/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations FLORIDA   Miami/Ft. Lauderdale  

Languages
Creole
English
Spanish

Accepting Applications
From  06/01/2020  To  08/31/2020 

Contact Bianca Basch
9160 Forum Corporate Pkwy
Fort Myers   FL   33905
(239) 789-4714
bianca@earntolearnfl.org
www.earntolearnfl.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 98343


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