Become a College Success Coach


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Wed May 17, 2017 06:00 PM - Sat Jun 30, 2018 08:00 PM


3872 3rd AveBronx, NY 10457


College Success Coaches are responsible for providing ongoing support and communication to college students during their freshman and sophomore year by building a relationship based on open communication, encouragement, support and respect. Through communication and relationship building, it is important to emphasize the importance of setting goals and thinking about the big picture: college graduation. Your goal as a Pearl Club College Coach is to ensure students remain on the path to success and complete their first and second year of college.

Term: 1 year (2 years preferred)

College Coach Duties/Responsibilities include:

  • Building a relationship with 1 - 3 first year college students using our framework for college success, regular meetings and ongoing communication through approved communication channels.

  • Holding students accountable for their academic success by conducting guided check-ins and completion of college success goals

  • Familiarization with mentees university resources and support services, being a bridge between The Pearl Club and each student to monitor their needs and provide the appropriate services and referrals

  • Willingness to engage in activities based on individual needs (examples include: scholarship searches, resume review, reading essays and assignments, assisting with studying, etc.)

  • Regular and scheduled communication with TPC to aid in dealing with posed challenges and support with meeting outcomes

  • Completing reports to provide information and insight on individual student success

  • Being mindful of not crossing boundaries and being proactive to build a strong, solid relationship

Position Requirements:

  • Commitment to pre-scheduled check-in meetings with mentee and director of college success for at least one year

  • A caring adult with a college degree and at least one year of on-campus experience

  • Passion for helping young women succeed and a connection to our mission

  • Be approved and selected to be a coach!

  • Resilience

  • Desire to build a relationship with a young person

  • Willing and positive spirit

  • Openness to cultural differences

  • Good listening skills

  • Patience

  • Open personality and fun!

  • Commitment

Application Process :

  • Submit an online application

  • Attend training and orientation in May

  • Obtaining background check and child abuse clearance

  • In-person interview


  • Tutoring
  • Youth Services
  • Mentoring
  • Relationship Building

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Submit an online application;Attend training and orientation; interview and reference check

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