Kentucky College Coach: 1yr. Job Opportunity: Multiple Locations

Position Title: Kentucky College Coach
Location: Varying
Duration: September 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018 (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. $2900), 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:
1. AmeriCorps Application Link: (Pending)
2. Required Screening Survey:
3. Email a professional resume to Summer Gortney ( and Megan Morris (
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| 6 502-696-7458
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