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Change a Life: Career Advising Virtual Coach

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Restore Education

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Restore Education

At Restore Education, our mission is to restore individuals’ potential for success on their path to college and career through the transformative power of education.

Restore Education Career Advising coaches assist with the following:

  • Helping our students create their first professional resume and cover letter, teaching them how to highlight their skills to improve their outcomes in a competitive job market
  • Prepare students for virtual interviews including follow up procedures and telephone etiquette. Discuss workplace best practices and procedures.
  • Help organize career workshops to introduce our students to different career options and paths.

Career Advising Coaches work in conjunction with our Career Success department. To minimize potential exposure to our students, staff, and volunteers, all interactions are currently through Zoom. Minimum requirements: high speed internet, personal laptop with camera, and headphones with a microphone.

We are seeking volunteers for the following weekly schedule openings:
Monday-Thursday 9am to 6pm, as available

Our students come from diverse backgrounds and with varied educational and work experiences. We have a wide range in participant ages and academic starting points. If you are interested in sharing your career coaching expertise with someone in search of brighter future, this is the volunteer opportunity you have been looking for. Your gift of time will change a life.

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About Restore Education

Location:

1903 San Pedro, San Antonio, TX 78212, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to transform the at-risk youth of San Antonio into successful college and career ready students, so that they can achieve the future they deserve as self-supporting adults, role models as parents, and contributing members of the community.

Description

Here at Restore Education, we offer a continuum of services to empower and equip at-risk youth, who have dropped out of school, with the purpose and skills necessary for successful, positive impact in their own lives, the lives of their families, and their community.

Passport to College Program: Students have the opportunity to complete their GED and prepare for college simultaneously.

Compass Program: GED and HS graduates have access to continuing guidance and support as they complete an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree.

FastPass Program: High school students have access to preparation for college entrance exams.

For more information, please visit our website or watch our Video.

Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Adult Education
  • Reading / Writing
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 2 hours per week
  • Minimum 6 month commitment. Must have the ability to use a personal computer with microphone and camera to access remote tutoring classroom via Zoom. Experience working in a one-on-one tutoring environment is recommended.

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