Volunteer opportunity description

Overview:
South Bronx United's College Advisory Interns work closely with SBU's Director of College Guidance and Alumni to help coordinate and supervise the College Prep Program. Interns work 3 days per week and get hands on experience administering an educational program, tracking student progress towards college, and advising students on academic needs. The internship is perfect for those looking to gain experience in the fields of educational administration and college counseling.

When:
September - May
Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30-8:00pm + 1 extra day

Where:
Boys Prep School Building, Third Floor
192 E 151st Street
Bronx, NY 10451

Qualifications:

  • Enthusiastic and caring with a specific interest in education and youth empowerment.
  • Should have a background in working with youth.
  • Experience and knowledge of College Application process, Financial Aid, SUNY and CUNY college application processes
  • Bachelors Degree

Commitment:
A minimum of 3 days a week for one semester (NY public school semester, not college). 5:30 - 8:00pm on Mondays and Wednesdays is required. 3rd day is flexible.

Training:
All interns will receive training from the Director of College Guidance and Alumni.

Benefits:
While the position is unpaid, interns have the opportunity to work directly with our Director fo College Guidance and with our Director of Education Programs to lean firsthand the best practices for ensuring a pathway to college for all students.

Responsibilities in Detail:

  • Track program attendance and progress of all students
  • Family outreach/student outreach to improve student attendance at programs
  • Manage procurement and entry of student records and documents (transcripts, report cards, tax returns, waivers, etc.)
  • Research important college prep resources needed for each student (relevant scholarships, trade schools, additional SAT Prep & Regents Prep resources, GED option, etc.)

Requirements

Interested persons should send a cover letter and a copy of their resume to info@southbronxunited.org Please put College Advisory Internship in the subject line.

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About the organization

South Bronx United

Contact:
Andrew So
Executive Director
(718) 404-9281
Organization’s website:
http://www.southbronxunite...
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