PCHS hiring Americorps College Coach

Pendleton County High School (PCHS) will host an Americorps College Coach position for the 2015-16 school year and are accepting applications.

An Americorps College Coach assists high school students in considering and applying for college. The job involves one-on-one mentoring with students in grades 9-12 who will likely complete high school but not attend college, would be first generation college students and come from low-income families. The position lasts from September 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016.

A bachelor’s degree and excellent communication and organizational skills are required, as well as mentoring experience.

The position pays $1,210 per month in living allowance. Benefits include Americorps health care and childcare eligibility, an education award worth approximately $2,800 at the end of the contract, federal student loan forbearance eligibility, professional development, college access and mentoring training events.Visit my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/view.Listing =57564&fromSearch=true. to apply. A screening survey is also required at surveymonkey.com/r/collegecoaches. Also, email a professional resume to Summer Gortney at sgortney@kheaa.com, and Kristen Hedgebeth kristen.hedgebeth@kycompact.org.

If you are interested please contact the PCHS Counseling Office at 654-3344, extension 3.