AmeriCorps Ohio College Guides - Oberlin, OH
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Recruiting Organization: College Now Greater Cleveland
Member Duties : Serving with the Ninde Program in Oberlin, Ohio, the AmeriCorps College Guide position will serve middle and high school students, as well as recent Oberlin High School graduates. Specific Duties Include: Planning and implementing college and career advising services; Assisting students with all aspects of their college search and financial aid process, including ACT/ SAT preparation and registration, FAFSA and financial aid process, and college application completion; Helping to facilitate information sessions/programs for students and parents; Planning and chaperoning college visits, Identifying students who may be eligible for scholarships; help students in making postsecondary plans, assist with tutoring/mentoring related activities; plan summer enrichment programs, attend evening workshops, parent-teacher conferences, tutor lunches and other evening and weekend college/career related events.
Education : Bachelors degree required
Program Benefits : Training , Living Allowance , Education award upon successful completion of service , Childcare assistance if eligible , Health Coverage .
Terms : Permits working at another job during off hours , Car recommended .
Service Areas : Education .
Skills : Youth Development , Communications , Leadership , Public Speaking , Education , Team Work , Counseling , Teaching/Tutoring .
Service Description : Make a real impact on the lives of Ohio students and their surrounding community - become an Ohio College Guide AmeriCorps member and serve as an advisor, mentoring and guiding typically underserved Ohioans- first generation college-going, low-income, and minority - in getting the information and knowledge they need and deserve to prepare for, access and complete a postsecondary credential. The College Guides deliver programs and counseling on college and career exploration and financial education to 6th through 12th graders; provide support to 11th and 12th graders on strategic and tactile postsecondary access and financial planning; and facilitate successful postsecondary transitions, persistence and ongoing financial education with high school graduates. Develop advising, mentoring, interpersonal, and leadership skills. This position is a full-time commitment of 1,700 service hours to be completed in 11 months, starting in August 2022. College Guides will receive a modest living allowance up to $16,502 or $750.10 per pay before taxes, and an education award up to $6,495 upon completion of service. Additionally, existing qualified student loans are deferred during time of service and accrued interest may be eligible to be paid by the Corporation of National and Community Service. The AmeriCorps Ohio College Guides receive ongoing skills training, and professional development opportunities. Host sites for the 2022-2023 Ohio College Guides program are: Canton (Stark Education Partnership); Cleveland (College Now Greater Cleveland); Columbus (I Know I Can); and Oberlin (Ninde Scholars Program).
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Fee Amount: None
This opportunity is recurring
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