An incumbent may perform any combination of the below listed accountabilities:
1. Schedules and meets with students/program participants to assist them in the selection of a college or career, goal setting, peer relations, etc.
2. Refers students to appropriate social service agencies and/or guidance counselors in situations where other issues are impacting on their graduating from secondary school or seeking a post-secondary education or career.
3. Assists students in completing college applications, Department of Labor paperwork, and/or financial aid forms.
4. Consults and meets with public school district personnel, parents, and tutors to ensure students’ academic progress, e.g. discussing report cards, planning an academic program.
5. Researches, develops, and presents workshops/seminars on such topics as the SAT, College application, and financial aid process, time management, test-taking strategies, self-esteem, and the value of education.
6. Plans, schedules, and conducts field trips to work sites and colleges to acquaint students with career and post-secondary education opportunities.
7. Maintains student records on attendance, grades, awards, release forms, etc. Maintains files documenting program activities.
8. Recruits participants for the program by establishing contact with high schools, service organizations, and agencies, and by conducting orientation sessions; follows up on interested participants.
9. May research, write, and distribute program newsletters or other communications.
10. Performs other related duties as required.