Virtual Access Coach

Remote
Part Time
Access & Transition
Student (College)
Virtual Access Coach
 

About The Position:

Reporting to a Program Manager, a Virtual Access Coach works remotely to provide virtual support by text, phone/video, and email to support a cohort of current high school seniors as they apply to college and make the important decision about where to attend school. Our near-peer  Virtual Access Coach  builds relationships with their students and provides mentorship, encouragement, targeted resources, and help students stay on track with the many steps in the college application process. A  Virtual Access Coach should be comfortable creating meaningful relationships with high school students all via virtual means. Full training and supervision provided.

 

Duties/Responsibilities: 

This description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the position. 

  • Responsible for creatively developing relationships with a caseload of students to increase program engagement and support through the college process
  • Sending weekly individualized text messages using a website called Mainstay to students (this site can only be accessed through a laptop not by cell phone) 
  • Work to meet organizational goals around student engagement and milestone assessments 
  • Sending bi-weekly emails to students through LGR’s assigned email address
  • Conducting monthly check-in calls with students via phone/video
  • Utilizing LGR’s curriculum and resources to assist students with their applications for college and financial aid, college decision-making, and college enrollment
  • Tracking communication with mentees using our Salesforce data platform
  • Attending a weekly supervision meeting (by phone/video) with a Program Manager to discuss progress towards goals; flagging and notifying Program Manager of urgent/sensitive situations 
  • May be asked to support with student recruitment efforts in the Spring/Summer by making phone calls to students 
  • May be asked to support as a zoom moderator for college workshop support
 

Qualifications and Experience: 

  • Be extremely comfortable building relationships virtually via phone calls, email, text messaging, live video streams, etc. 
  • Have exceptional rapport-building ability, communication skills, time management, attention to detail, and organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Balance result-driven work with a personable approach 
  • Be comfortable working independently and dependently in a virtual environment
 

Preferred Skills & Abilities:

  • Former Let’s Get Ready alumni and coaches are encouraged to apply if applicable
  • Dedicated and passionate about Let’s Get Ready’s mission and helping students reach their goals
  • Lived experience or experience working with students from under-resourced communities 
  • 1st generation college student 
  • In good academic standing and plan to be enrolled in college in school year 2024-2025 
  • Previous experience serving as a mentor  to first-generation college students
  • Schedule flexibility to ensure students are being served via regular communication 
  • Excellent self-motivation skills
  • Experience with data entry a plus
 

Training:

  • Virtual Access Core Coaches are responsible for attending required training, including but not limited to: virtual kickoff orientation training and monthly virtual team meetings with other coaches
  • Initial kick-off training will happen virtually over Zoom during the third week of August
 

More about the Position and Location:

This is a part- time remote position that requires 6 to 7 hours per week. The schedule varies, but coaches are expected to commit to the position for a full school year from August 14, 2024 through July 7, 2025. Flexibility will be offered for school breaks/personal breaks as appropriate to meet program objectives and in consultation with your manager.

 

Compensation: 

The hourly wage is at least $12.00/hour or your work location’s minimum wage - whichever is higher.

 

This position runs from 8/14/24 -7/7/2025

 

How to apply:

Complete application. Applicants considered on a rolling basis. Please do not contact the job poster.

 

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. Let’s Get Ready is unable to sponsor visas. 

 

Let’s Get Ready is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse workplace that is free of discrimination and harassment of any kind. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

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