College Now is the fiscal agent for the statewide AmeriCorps College Guide Program, a near-peer initiative that places fresh college grads into schools and resource centers across the state to 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.
We still have 40 positions available among the 9 college access program sponsor sites, which would mean placement in cities like Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Oberlin, Zanesville, Marietta, Yellow Springs, Youngstown and Canton.
In return for providing 1,700 hours of service over 11 months beginning August 3, 2015, AmeriCorps Ohio College Guide members will receive:
Interested candidates can apply through the AmeriCorps website.
Applications are due no later than June 30.
Step 1: Creating an application here: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/login.do (select "Apply to Serve" to begin the application)
Step 2: Search for the College Guides Listing and Apply:
If you have questions about the program or the available positions, please contact Bridget McFadden at (216) 635-0447 or firstname.lastname@example.org.