Michigan Campus Compact AmeriCorps College Coaching Corps Member
To Serve at Kellogg Community College, Battle Creek
Kellogg Community College is currently accepting applications for the above position, to begin serving on Monday, October 18th, 2010. The Mentor Michigan College Coaching Corps is a joint effort between Michigan Campus Compact and Mentor Michigan. The goal of this program is to increase the number of youth served through mentoring relationships and to develop "college-going" cultures within local communities. The College Coaching Corps Member will create a "college-going" culture by engaging in the following service activities:
Training college students to be College Positive Volunteers
Building community partnerships among K-12 schools, community-based organizations, and their host campus
Creating college-focused community activities
Developing and disseminating resources related to college access to members placed within youth mentoring organizations
Increase community awareness of the fact that higher education can be accessed by all
Benefits of serving as a College Coaching Corps AmeriCorps member include:
An annual living stipend of $11,800 (pre-tax) paid twice per month;
Standard AmeriCorps Member health care coverage through The Corps Network;
Income-eligible childcare assistance;
Ongoing professional development and networking opportunities;
Participation in a statewide project dedicated to building the future of Michigan’s youth;
Education Award of $5,350 to pay for college, graduate school, or to pay back qualified student loans (pending completion of a minimum 1700 hours of service over a 12 month period.); and,
Forbearance on qualified student loans.
Main Duties at Kellogg Community College include:
Build and maintain partnerships between KCC, K-12 educational institutions, and HandsOn Battle Creek youth programs, as they relate to college access in Battle Creek and service area.
Foster the recruitment, training, and development of KCC students to be “college positive volunteers” through Legacy Scholars, Enrollment Services, the Learning through Service Initiative, and student organizations.
Participate in local community/civic meetings to become informed about college access and higher education in Battle Creek.
Plan and implement at least one community service project during the term of service.
Please contact Glenda Morling, firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 269 965 3931 x 2264 by Friday, September 24th to be considered for this position.