AmeriCorps College Access and Success Coaches-Seattle, WA
Join one of the nation’s largest programs working to end educational inequity!
College Possible is a growing nonprofit coaching students from low-income backgrounds to and through college to break the cycle of poverty and empower the next generation of leaders.
We’ll empower you to offer high-impact coaching and support proven to help students realize their college aspirations. Your AmeriCorps year of service helps close the systemic college equity gap for more than 24,000 students each year, helping diversify our workforce, spur innovation and strengthen communities nationwide.
College Possible AmeriCorps coaches are keeping more students on the path of a college degree. Our model has proven results. Thanks to the support of their AmeriCorps coaches, compared to their peers from similar backgrounds, College Possible students are 30% more likely to enroll in college the year after high school graduation, and three times more likely to earn a bachelor’s degree after graduating high school.
As a College Possible AmeriCorps coach, you’ll serve a diverse cohort of high school or college students. 100% of students enrolled in our programs come from low-income backgrounds, and 86%* identify as persons of color.
So what is AmeriCorps? AmeriCorps is a civil society program supported by the U.S. federal government, foundations, corporations and other donors engaging adults in public service work with a goal of "helping others and meeting critical needs in the community." Not only do College Possible AmeriCorps members make a difference in their community, they gain valuable experience for their next job or graduate school endeavor.
College Possible is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion, and seeks to build a diverse workforce to create impact in partnership with the communities we serve. We welcome a diverse pool of qualified applicants. For each of its positions, College Possible is mindful about what best serves our students, and seeks to hire staff with relevant experience, skills and aptitude, and a commitment to the power of education.
Available AmeriCorps Opportunities:
High School Coach: Serve as a College Possible coach in a high school. Support juniors by providing ACT/SAT test preparation and work with students on an individual basis providing subject specific assistance. Guide seniors as they complete the college application process including essay writing, applications for admission, scholarships, and the FAFSA. Reports to Program Team.
College Coach: Serve as a coach for students as they navigate the milestones and resources essential to graduating from college. Maintain proactive communication and offer services to students in college either from a college campus or College Possible office. Help link students to services already available on campus, plan events for students and connect them to meaningful opportunities.
Apply today! https://collegepossibleamericorps.applicantpro.com/jobs/1976388.html
To learn more about these opportunities please visit: www.collegepossible.org/serve