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Go Team! College Coach - Boys Hope Girls Hope Detroit
Go! Team Members support Boys Hope Girls Hope's efforts to reach young people, ages 10-18 who have barriers to school success and college matriculation. Barriers can include poverty and precipitating conditions such as absence of parents due to death, incarceration or abandonment, abuse or neglect, neighborhood violence, substance abuse in the home, homelessness, domestic violence and other risk factors for dropping out as defined by the National Center for Dropout Prevention. AmeriCorps members' efforts will ensure that volunteers and the community are engaged in the important work of moving children in their communities from poverty to self-sufficiency. Working in coordination with up to 4 other Go! Team members and BHGH staff, the Go! Team Member will work in a team at an assigned project site, and focus their efforts on ensuring BHGH Scholars are accruing the skills, confidence and aspirations necessary to achieve college enrollment. Activities will focus on academic preparation, college counseling, co-curricular learning and the development of ongoing opportunities for scholars to better understand cultural diversity through service-learning projects. Additional resources will include boosting parental involvement in scholar activities, and educating and encouraging community collaboration. Members specialize in one of 4 areas that include: Community Resource Coordination, Portfolio Coordination, Academic Coordination and College/Career Exploration. Benefits for full-time members include an annual living stipend of $12,530 (paid every other week over the year of service), training, health insurance, loan forbearance on qualifying student loans and an education award of $5,815 upon successful completion of service. Housing, transportation and relocation costs are not provided.
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Member Duties : A College Coach supports junior and senior scholars in the pre and post college acceptance processes: college identification, admissions, selection and planning the scholars’ transition into school. Although the primary focus of this role is junior and senior scholars, College Coaches may also plan and coordinate college-preparatory activities for younger scholars. Activities can include: * Assisting scholars with the college search by planning college visits, structuring support for completion of college essay applications, preparation for the SAT/ACT, and providing resources and experiences that assist scholars in identifying interests and aptitudes relating to discernment of future college majors. * Support scholars as a college resource. Help with freshmen orientation scheduling, discuss housing and living arrangements as scholars prepare to live on campus and assist scholars with understanding their financial aid packages.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Stipend . 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Team Work ,  Public Speaking ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Education ,  Communications . 
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Go Team! College Coach - Boys Hope Girls Hope Detroit

Program Start/End Date
01/08/2018  -   01/07/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MICHIGAN   Detroit/Ann Arbor/Flint  


Accepting Applications
From  09/29/2017  To  12/31/2017 

Contact Caitlin Thompson
12120 Bridgeton Sq
Bridgeton   MO   63044

Listing ID 70149