Success Coaches are dynamic and motivated undergraduate students who provide mentoring and support to 1st and 2nd year college students at one of our campus-based programs or virtually. Success Coaches work directly with students and provide 1:1 peer mentoring to a cohort of students by working to increase access to campus resources and build support for students.
Success Coaches report to a Let’s Get Ready Program Manager who provides support and oversight through weekly check-in calls.
- Caseload Support
- Responsible for developing relationships with a caseload of students to increase program engagement and support persistence in college.
- Conduct weekly outreach to students via phone, email, and text; including in-person meetings for coaches who attend the same college as their students.
- Provide responsive support for students based on individual needs, including but not limited to: accessing academic support and school-work-life balance.
- Data Management
- Maintain up-to-date student records by tracking communication and resource referrals.
- Collect student information to share with LGR, including key milestones to ensure students are on track.
- Communicate regularly with LGR staff about progress towards goals.
- For coaches who attend the same college as their students:
- Community Building
- Serve as a referral resource and advocate to various campus offices to resolve student issues.
- Facilitate peer connections through hosting campus events attendance and community building activities.
- Partnership Collaboration and Support
- With support from the LGR team, establish and strengthen relationships with campus liaisons.
Students must be currently in their 3rd or 4th year of college year and be in good academic standing. Students must have demonstrated leadership skills, strong organizational skills, and an extensive knowledge of campus resources. Students must be able to commit to the position for the full academic year.
- Dedicated and passionate about Let’s Get Ready mission and students; former Let’s Get Ready students are encouraged to apply!
- Strong problem solving, organizational, and time management skills
- An outgoing personality and loves talking to new people
- Able to communicate clearly and effectively via multiple media with LGR staff and students
- Persistent in student outreach and diligent in recording student interactions
Schedule and Compensation
On average, the position will require 5-8 hours of work per week. Coaches will be paid at least the minimum hourly wage in their work location.
The Success Program runs from August-June, with the expectation that coaches will work through the year, including during school breaks. Flexibility will be offered for school breaks/personal breaks as appropriate to meet program objectives and in consultation with manager.