Do you want to change some lives? Are you energized by the enthusiasm of teenagers? Then apply for a position with VSAC as an Outreach Counselor in our Educational Talent Search program in Lamoille and Franklin Counties. Outreach Counselors provide career and college readiness services to students at middle and high schools. This position could be full-time or part-time. The target start time is late August.
Ideal candidate is adept at building relationships and making connections, works well independently, and is flexible with an eagerness to learn.
The successful candidate will create a curriculum plan to cover the full spectrum of career and college planning services, meet with students regularly in groups and one-on-one, offer workshops and presentations to students, parents and professionals and develop rapport with middle and high school students, area school staff and faculty, and agency and college personnel.
Experience and qualifications include a Master’s degree in counseling, education or related field, or equivalent combination of experience and education in the following: experience working with youth in educational settings, an understanding of the socioeconomic and academic needs of first-generation, modest-income students and families, a working knowledge of adolescent development, career development, post-secondary options and financial aid, and familiarity with public school systems.
If you think you might be a good fit, please apply, even if you don’t meet every criteria listed.
Applicants must have a valid driver’s license verified by a Motor Vehicle Record Report, a willingness to travel up to 1,000 miles a month, a properly inspected, registered, and insured motor vehicle for business use, and must provide their own workspace when working away from VSAC offices.
We’re all about mission at Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC). Help us fulfill our mission of providing all Vermont students with information and financial resources to reach their educational goals. Candidate must also successfully complete a criminal background check. This is a grant funded position that is contingent upon continued grant funds. VSAC offers a dynamic, professional environment with competitive compensation and generous benefits package.
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