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Ohio College Guides-Student Success Advisor-Cincinnati, OH
Make a real impact on the lives of Ohio students and their surrounding community by promoting college access on a personal level. Become an Ohio College Guide AmeriCorps member and serve as an access advisor, mentoring and guiding typically underserved Ohioans- first generation college-going, low-income, and minority – in getting the information and knowledge they need and deserve to make educated decisions and plans for their future. The Ohio College Guides places recent college graduates into schools and community centers to provide a pipeline of new and current information about the college-going process and experience, ultimately striving to be a caring adult committed to motivating students and families to think seriously about the plans and goals that will lead them into an opportunity-rich future. Develop advising, mentoring, interpersonal, and leadership skills, and earn an education award for future education or to pay off existing higher-education debts. The host sites for the 2013-2014 Ohio College Guides program are: Canton(Stark Education Partnership); Cleveland(College Now Greater Cleveland); Cincinnati(Cincinnati Youth Collaborative); Columbus(I Know I Can); Dayton(PACE); Yellow Springs(Greene County College Success Partnership); Marietta(Connect to Success), Oberlin(Ninde Scholars Program); Youngstown (MVCAP), and Zanesville(Scholarship Central). Ohio College Guide positions are a full-time commitment of 1,700 service hours to be completed in 11 months, starting in August 2013. College Guides will receive a modest living allowance, health insurance, and an education award up to $5,550 upon completion of service. Additionally, existing qualified student loans are deferred during time of service and a portion of accrued interest may be eligible to be paid by the Corporation of National and Community Service. The AmeriCorps Ohio College Guides will receive ongoing skills training, and professional development opportunities.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : As part of the Ohio College Guides, the REACH Student Success Advisor will provide supplemental assistance to REACH participants in ACT prep and postsecondary form completion; Secure college paraphernalia from local and neighboring colleges; procure incentives from list of Spring Break college tour supporters; collaborate with mentoring department to develop cross divisional program opportunities and attend meetings; participate in quarterly community service activities typically falling on Saturdays; maintain the Project REACH website; Serve with school staff to identify students who will benefit from a mentoring relationship; Provide ongoing monitoring, communication, and support for mentor-mentee relationships; disseminate college access activities and resources electronically to mentors and mentees; Consult with appropriate school staff, mentors, students, and parents as needed; assist the Volunteer Manager in mentor orientations and trainings.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage ,  Stipend ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Education . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Education ,  Youth Development ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Writing/Editing ,  Counseling ,  Communications . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Ohio College Guides-Student Success Advisor-Cincinnati, OH

Program Start/End Date
08/05/2013  -   06/27/2014

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations OHIO  

Accepting Applications
From  03/20/2013  To  08/02/2013 

Contact James Cullen
301 Oak St
Cincinnati   OH   45219

Listing ID 40586