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Ohio College Guides - Mentoring - Cleveland, OH

Company: Americorps
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Ohio College Guides - Mentoring - Cleveland, OH

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 2021. College Guides will receive a modest living allowance and an education award up to $6,345 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 2021-2022 Ohio College Guides program are: Canton (Stark Education Partnership); Cleveland (College Now Greater Cleveland & Esperanza Inc.); Columbus (I Know I Can); Oberlin (Ninde Scholars Program), Warren (Mahoning Valley CAP); and Zanesville (Scholarship Central). Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : Serving at College Now Greater Cleveland, the College Guide will: Monitor and respond to messages in the Administrator Inbox of Chronus, an online mentoring program software, from pairs in assigned cohort(s); Reach out to: pairs not complying with program requirements, students at risk of leaving school, and pairs in need of specific mentoring support; Elevate pair issues to the Mentoring Program Coordinator as needed; One-on-one advising with College Now scholarship recipients to help them transition smoothly from high school to college, to persist through college, and to prepare to transition out of college; Maintain accurate and detailed records in Chronus, CollegePATH, and other databases as directed; Assist with Mentoring Program events; Participate in mentor/mentee matching as needed throughout the year and in the spring, ensuring an appropriate match that will help students thrive.

Program Benefits : Training , Education award upon successful completion of service , Living Allowance , Childcare assistance if eligible , Health Coverage .

Terms :

Permits working at another job during off hours , Car recommended .

Service Areas :

Education .

Skills :

Leadership , Community Organization , Counseling , Conflict Resolution , Public Speaking , Communications , Teaching/Tutoring , Youth Development , Team Work , Education .

Keywords: Americorps, Cleveland , Ohio College Guides - Mentoring - Cleveland, OH, Other , Cleveland, Ohio

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