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Kentucky College Coaches
 
 
 
Kentucky College Coaches was created to be a mentoring program for recent college graduates to help high school students in navigating the steps from high school into college. KCC AmeriCorps members will be placed in high schools around the state of Kentucky. An ideal member is a person who is eager to help high school students focus on the importance of going to college and to assist students through all the necessary processes in becoming college ready: college applications, standardized tests, financial aid, and post-graduation decisions. Kentucky College Coaches has positions available in the following Kentucky High Schools: Position locations vary; please contact us for more information.
 
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Member Duties : AmeriCorps members will be assigned to work with 60 high school students (9th to 12th Grade) to build mentoring relationships and give each student individualized help for a successful transition to college. In addition, coaches will also promote a college-going culture with the entire high school population through parents' nights, hosting workshops and partnering with teachers on course projects that promote college readiness and awareness. Each coach will work alongside high school staff and will focus their work to the needs of the specific school and students. Coaches will participate in a comprehensive training prior to their service. During training, topics include: Individualized Learning Plans, career exploration, working with volunteers, FAFSA, ACT resourcing, writing college essays, choosing a college, Operation Preparation, scholarships, and working with parents.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Living Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Team Work ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Kentucky College Coaches

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2017  -   08/31/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations KENTUCKY  

Accepting Applications
From  05/25/2016  To  12/31/2017 

Contact Kristen Hedgebeth
Nunn Dr
Newport   KY   41099
859-572-7836
kristen.hedgebeth@kycompact.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 57564


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