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
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!
Desire to build a relationship with a young person
Willing and positive spirit
Openness to cultural differences
Good listening skills
Open personality and fun!
Application Process :
Submit an online application
Attend training and orientation in May
Obtaining background check and child abuse clearance
- Youth Services
- Relationship Building
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
- Submit an online application;Attend training and orientation; interview and reference check