Kentucky Campus College Coach, (1 year position) through AmeriCorps, Kentucky locations

Kentucky Campus College Coach, (1 year position) through AmeriCorps, Kentucky locations

Kentucky Campus Compact is recruiting college graduates to serve in the Kentucky College Coaches program, helping high school students graduate with plans for college or career. Please help us recruit some great candidates by forwarding this information to your networks.

Position Title:Kentucky College Coach
Location:Varying; see below
Duration:September 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016 (10 months)
Living Allowance/Pay: $1,210 per month, depending on start date for term of service,in living allowance, less FICA and other applicable taxes

Benefits: AmeriCorps healthcare and childcare eligibility, education award at the end of contract (approx. $2800), federal student loan forbearance eligibility, and training on professional development, college access, and mentoring.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, excellent communication and organizational skills, mentoring experience

Application Process:
1.AmeriCorps Application Link:
2.Required Screening Survey:
3.Email a professional resume to Summer Gortney ( and Kristen Hedgebeth (

Position Description:
Kentucky College Coaches are AmeriCorps members tasked with assisting high school students to think, apply for and get accepted to college. This will involve doing whole-school activities, as well as one-on-one mentoring with core students from each grade level (9th-12thgrade) designated by the member’s site supervisor. These core students will be students who 1) will likely get through high school, but who are unlikely to go to college; 2) who would be first-generation college attendees; and/or 3) who are from low-income families.

KCC Service Locations:
Anderson County High School
Belfry High School
Breckinridge County High School
Christian County High School
Edmonson County High School
Fleming County High School
Gallatin County High School
Grant County High School
North Hardin High School
LaRue County High School
Lynn Camp High School
Marion County High School
McCreary County High School
Ohio County High School
Pendleton County High School
South Floyd High School
Warren East High School
Whitley County High School