Description

Responsibilities
Ensure a meaningful and productive program for students.

A Transition Coach is responsible for a caseload of 30 students. Tasks and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Sending weekly individualized text messages to students through LGR’s texting platform
  • Conducting monthly check-in calls with students via phone/video
  • Utilizing LGR’s curriculum to assist students with their applications for college and financial aid, college decision-making, and college enrollment
  • Tracking communication with mentees using our data workbooks
  • Attending a weekly supervision meeting (by phone/video) with supervisor to discuss progress towards goals

Training

  • Transition Coaches are responsible for attending required training, including but not limited to: virtual orientation training, and monthly virtual team meetings with other coaches.
  • Initial training will happen virtually over Zoom on August 13 (9:30 AM-12 PM) and August 23 (9:30 AM-12 PM)

Qualifications

  • Be comfortable building relationships virtually via phone calls, email, text messages, live video streams, etc.
  • Have exceptional communication, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • Be comfortable working independently and dependently in a virtual environment
  • Be interested in and comfortable working with students in underserved communities
  • Reside in the Mid-Atlantic (Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania) or New England (Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont) regions from August 2021 through August 2022.

Preferred Characteristics

  • Dedicated and passionate about Let’s Get Ready’s mission and helping students reach their goals
  • In good academic standing and plan to be enrolled in college in Fall 2021 and Spring 2022
  • Strong organizational and time management skill
  • An outgoing personality and loves talking to new people
  • Excellent self-motivation skills
  • Experience with data entry a plus
  • Former Let’s Get Ready alumni and coaches are encouraged to apply

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About the organization

Let's Get Ready

Contact:
Lauren Rosen
Enrollment & Partnerships Manager
Organization’s website:
http://letsgetready.org/
Volunteer opportunity website:
https://tfaforms.com/4894739
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