AmeriCorps “Kentucky College Coach” Job for Host Schools, various county schools in KY

Position Title: AmeriCorps Kentucky College Coach

Full-time or Part-time: Full-time

Company Name: Kentucky Campus Compact

Location of Job: Various

Contact Email Address: sgortney@kheaa.com

Position Description: Kentucky College Coaches are AmeriCorps State service members tasked with assisting high school students to think, apply for and get accepted to college. This will involve doing whole-school activities, as well as one-on-one mentoring with core students from each grade level (9th-12th grade) designated by the member’s school-site supervisor. These priority students will be students who 1) will likely get through high school, but who are unlikely to go to college; 2) who would be first-generation college attendees; and/or 3) who are from low-income families.

Contact Name: Summer Gortney

Website Address for Applying Online: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=57564&fromSearch=true

Below are a few more program details as well as the locations that we are seeking to fill. If you have further questions, please let me know.

  • Breckinridge County High School
  • Christian County High School
  • Gallatin County High School
  • Holmes High School
  • Marion County High School
  • Meade County High School
  • North Bullitt High School
  • North Hardin High School
  • Ohio County High School
  • Powell County High School
  • Warren East High School (Bowling Green)
  • Valley Traditional High School (Louisville)

AmeriCorps Service/Job Opportunity Information for Host Schools

Position Title: Kentucky College Coach

Location: Various Locations

Duration: September 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017 (10 months)

Living Allowance/Pay: $1,210 per month, depending on start date for term of service, in living allowance, less FICA and other applicable taxes

Benefits: AmeriCorps healthcare and childcare eligibility, education award at the end of contract (approx. $2800), federal student loan forbearance eligibility, professional development, college access, and mentoring training events

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, excellent communication and organizational skills, mentoring experience

Application Process:

Position Description:

Kentucky College Coaches are AmeriCorps State service members tasked with assisting high school students to think, apply for and get accepted to college. This will involve doing whole-school activities, as well as one-on-one mentoring with core students from each grade level (9th-12th grade) designated by the member’s school-site supervisor. These priority students will be students who 1) will likely get through high school, but who are unlikely to go to college; 2) who would be first-generation college attendees; and/or 3) who are from low-income families.

Summer Gortney, MPA

Kentucky College Coaches Program Advisor

Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority

PO Box 798 | Frankfort, KY 40602

502-330-4711|   502-696-7458

 sgortney@kheaa.com

 

 

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