Volunteer opportunity description

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE…

  • Conducting monthly Coach Talks by phone/video chat or in person to support 1-2 college students in the 4 main areas of BTNY college support: Academics, Career, Financials, and Wellness

  • Reviewing monthly curriculum & priorities before each Coach Talk

  • Sharing the information and data gathered from Coach Talks to the BTNY college team via an online portal on a monthly basis

  • Providing persistent outreach to students who may not be immediately responsive, and/or reaching out to BTNY staff for support

  • Attending mandatory orientation and bi-monthly trainings/events

  • Attending a 15 minute evaluation check-in once a year

  • Providing ongoing feedback on student(s) and the program

  • Reporting any critical student challenges to BTNY staff immediately

 

BTNY WILL SUPPORT YOU BY…

  • Providing monthly curriculum & office hours to guide the Coach Talks

  • Providing remote tips, updates, and highlights throughout the year

  • Conducting periodic check-ins to address concerns or highlight successes

  • Leading outreach to less engaged students

  • Taking over critical student crises

TIME COMMITMENT

  • 30-60 minutes of student interaction per month (July 2021 - June 2022)

  • 30 minutes of curriculum review and data reporting per month (July 2021 - June 2022)

  • 1 mandatory 15-minute evaluation meeting (January - March 2022)

  • 6 mandatory meetings per year (2 date options and virtual/call-in options available)

    • June 2021: Orientation (3 hours)

    • August, October 2021: 2 Trainings (1.5 hours each)

    • December 2021: Winter Social (1.5 hours)

    • February, April 2022: 2 Trainings (1.5 hours each)

Requirements

WE’RE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO…

  • Is passionate about student mentorship and supporting diverse college students

  • Is comfortable with persistent outreach to students

  • Has a Bachelor’s degree

  • Will respond to emails, phone calls, and/or texts from students and staff within 48 hours

  • Is comfortable using or learning virtual platforms (ie. email, Zoom, Slack, Salesforce)

  • Has access to Google Drive Suite

  • Can commit to at least 1 full year of support, with a preference of 2 or more years

  • Near-peer preferred but not required

  • NYC-based preferred but not required

 

BENEFITS

  • Have a transformative impact on the life of a talented college student

  • Receive ongoing professional development and training opportunities

  • Join a vibrant and diverse volunteer community 

  • Gain access to meaningful leadership and networking opportunities

Apply by April 30th: https://btny.freshteam.com/jobs/5_3q1Wqix-Hx/college-career-success-coach-remote

Our volunteer needs

We need volunteers on these days:
June 01, 2021

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About the organization

Breakthrough New York

Contact:
Maria Maria
AmeriCorps
2018448241
Organization’s website:
http://www.btny.org
Volunteer opportunity website:
https://btny.freshteam.com...
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