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National College Advising Corps
 
 
 
We place recent college graduates from one of our partner universities as full-time college advisers in America’s high schools. Advisers work to foster a college-going culture within the schools they serve, which is one of the best predictors of whether students will pursue higher education. Advisers become part of their school’s community. They collaborate with teachers and administrators to tie college-going culture into the life of a school, devise creative approaches to reach and connect with students, and most importantly, open the eyes of students and their families to the possibility of college. Equally important, advisers supplement, not replace, existing high school counseling staff, thereby reaching more students. From navigating the college admissions maze, to securing SAT/ACT fee waivers and assisting students and their families with FAFSA applications, our advisers become experts, mentors, champions, and guides. It is not hyperbole to say that they change the lives of the students they serve. The position requires tact, diplomacy, and a strong commitment to service. Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to collaborate creatively and effectively with others in order to solve problems and reach goals. Successful candidates will also demonstrate excellent organizational and communication skills, including the ability to listen carefully and to write and speak persuasively. The position requires a bachelor’s degree. AmeriCorps college advisers will report to the program director and to an on-site supervisor in the schools they will serve. Advisers will be expected to live within their service areas and to involve themselves in the surrounding communities.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : AmeriCorps college advisers will be expected to tailor activities to meet the specific needs of their assigned schools and perform the following essential functions: 1. Provide one-on-one admissions and financial-aid advice to any student seeking assistance -Encourage each student to consider a range of appropriate college choices -Develop for each student a comprehensive college timeline, including application deadlines for admission and financial aid -Help each student complete and submit admissions and financial-aid applications -Assist each student in interpreting correspondence from colleges 2. Organize group events that encourage students and their families to consider, plan for, and apply to colleges and universities 3. Establish productive working relationships with principals, counselors, and teachers in each assigned high school 4. Assist in the assessment and long-term sustainability of the program 5. Maintain expertise in admissions and financial-aid advising
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Stipend ,  Training ,  Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Uniforms provided and required . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Counseling ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Education ,  Social Services ,  Team Work ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
This program does not accept the AmeriCorps application. Please see the "To apply" box for contact information.


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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
National College Advising Corps

Program Start/End Date
08/01/2020  -   06/30/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  20    Maximum:  99

Program Locations SOUTH CAROLINA ,  VIRGINIA ,  MASSACHUSETTS ,  KANSAS ,  MISSOURI ,  INDIANA ,  PENNSYLVANIA ,  NORTH CAROLINA ,  RHODE ISLAND ,  UTAH ,  GEORGIA ,  TEXAS ,  MICHIGAN   Pittsburgh ,  Detroit/Ann Arbor/Flint ,  Dallas/Ft. Worth ,  Houston/Galveston ,  Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City ,  Atlanta ,  Boston  

Accepting Applications
From  02/01/2021  To  07/30/2021 

To apply :
Phone  9194426300
E-mail  mrudd@advisingcorps.org

Contact Maggie Rudd
301 W. Barbee Chapel Road
Raleigh   NC   27603
9194426300
mrudd@advisingcorps.org
https://advisingcorps.org/

Listing ID 99512


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