Become a One Million Degrees Scholar Substitute Coach


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Cause Areas

When

Sat Oct 01, 2016 10:30 AM - Sat May 27, 2017 12:00 PM

Where

Chicago, Palatine, Chicago Heights or GrayslakeChicago, Palatine, Chicago Heights or Grayslake, IL 60606


About

One Million Degrees Scholars are low-income, highly motivated individuals pursuing their associate's degrees. They have persisted through challenging situations and are striving to reach their full potential and become positive forces in their families and communities.

Substitute coaches can attend as many or as few sessions as they would like, and work with scholars whose regular coaches cannot attend sessions. Substitute coaches work with scholars on critical career milestones and program objectives, such as resume, cover letter, or goals work.

OMD COACHES BRING A WEALTH OF KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND SUPPORT TO THEIR SCHOLARS.
-Broaden horizons of career aspirations and possibilities
-Provide professional insights, such as real-life examples of professional challenges and growth
-Model professional norms and behaviors
-Encourage scholars through challenges and setbacks
-Be a person who cares, celebrate their successes, and won't let them fall short of their potential

THE REWARDS ARE A MILLION-FOLD.
-Build valuable relationships with scholars
-Grow professionally and personally as you mentor our diverse and talented scholars
-Be inspired by our scholars' stories and perseverance

Requirements:
-Participate in one, one-hour session scholar development session per month (from September through May) when you are available. Substitute coaches can volunteer at one or more program locations. The downtown program sessions will be held at Roosevelt University, while sessions at Kennedy-King College, Olive Harvey College, Harper College, and College of Lake County will all be held on their respective campuses.
-If you are interested in becoming a substitute coach at one of our programs, please fill out our short volunteer form and indicate that you're interested in substitute coaching: http://onemilliondegrees.tfaforms.net/296062

The locations are as follows:

Richard Daley College

7500 S. Pulaski Rd. #100
Chicago, IL 60652

Malcolm X College

1900 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60612

Harry S. Truman College

1145 W. Wilson Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640

Kennedy-King College

6301 S Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60621

Olive-Harvey College

10001 S Woodlawn Ave
Chicago, IL 60628

Harper College

1200 W Algonquin Rd
Palatine, IL 60067

College of Lake County

19351 W Washington St
Grayslake, IL 60030

Prairie State College

202 S. Halsted St.
Chicago Heights, IL

Skills

  • Adult Education
  • General Education
  • Mentoring
  • Financial Literacy
  • Career Counseling / Coaching

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours a month

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