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2017 – 2018 Position Post

AmeriCorps College Completion Coaches are college graduates who are committed to helping students attain their educational goals and are dedicated to community service.

AmeriCorps College Completion Coaches (Coaches) provide intensive support to students in reaching academic milestones that are proven to increase their likelihood of success. Coaches also engage students in activities and events that create awareness and address community needs. 

Coaches undergo ample training, are provided with valuable professional development, networking, guidance and support with career and “Life After the Corps” goals. Members serve full-time, or 1,700 hours over 11 months, and in return receive a modest living allowance, basic health insurance, and an Educational Award upon completion of the full-time commitment.

Coaches engage in the following:

  • Assist a cohort of approximately 100 students each semester (200 students total over an academic year).

  • Complete “coaching contacts” throughout the academic year to help students adjust to college life, identify and remove barriers to their success and problem solve.  

  • Communicate regularly with students by phone, through e-mail, and in-person while on-campus.

  • Help students build momentum in completing coursework.

  • Connect students to campus and community resources to address barriers.

  • Conduct workshops covering topics like study skills, financial literacy, time management, etc.

  • Plan civic engagement opportunities for students & the campus-at-large through AmeriCorps days of service.

  • Collaborate with college faculty and staff to increase student success.

  • Track and monitor data to report on daily and quarterly activities.

Education Requirement: Associate Degree

Skills & Personality Requirements: problem solving, teamwork, leadership, public speaking, creativity, professionalism, positive attitude, effective communication, networking/resourcefulness and technology

Preferred Experience: student affairs, education, teaching, tutoring, social services, counseling, and community organization.

Benefits: Living Allowance ($12,530 annually), Education Award Eligibility ($5,775), Basic Health Care, and Child Care Assistance

Positions are available on community college campuses across Ohio. The 2017 - 2018 program year begins in August and ends in June. Apply Soon! Interviewing will begin immediately. Positions are available until filled.

Instructions to Apply Online:

Step 1: Create an application on the AmeriCorps site:

Step 2: Apply to the College Completion Coaches:

  • Go to http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps
  • Under "Join AmeriCorps" on the right-hand side of the web page, click on “Advanced Search”
  • For Program Type, select “State/National”; For “State,” select “Ohio”; For “Program Name,” type College Completion Coach.
  • Click “Search.”
  • Select the position listing for the location you are interested in, review the description, and click “Apply” at the bottom of the page to submit your application.

 

Contact us

Marion Technical College
1467 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Marion, Oh. 43302

740.389.4636
enroll@mtc.edu

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