ISACorps, Community Worker
ISACorps, Community Worker
Do you have a Bachelor’s degree?
Do you love helping people?
Are you thinking about continuing your education?
Join the Illinois Student Assistance Commission
All Majors Welcome
For over sixty years, students have been a top priority at the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC). Our steadfast commitment to college completion is reflected in our mission of making college accessible and affordable for all Illinois students.
The ISACorps program provides a unique opportunity for recent college graduates to gain valuable work experience. By becoming an ISACorps member you will be exposed to a variety of educational settings and help make a difference in the lives of students. You will work with students and parents as they navigate the complicated college and financial aid application process, especially for students who will be the first in their family to go to college and/or are from low-income households. Many former Corps members can be found working in high schools, colleges, non-profits, and other industries throughout Illinois.
We are hiring ISACorps, Community Workers to counsel students, deliver presentations to middle and high school students and their parents, represent ISAC at events and promote programs and services offered by ISAC to communities throughout the state
Corps members are placed in community college districts to work with select middle schools or high schools throughout the district. Click on the Regional District map below for a list of districts within each region:
Region 1 - Northwest
Region 2-Chicago Metro North
Region 3-Chicago Metro South
Region 6 - Southern
Bachelor’s degree required. As a program of near-peer mentors, we are looking for candidates who graduated high school during or after 2014.
For students who have not yet earned a bachelor’s degree, employment will be contingent on graduating prior to the start date.
Excellent written and communication skills.
Desire to work with students pursuing a college credential, especially low-income and first-generation college students.
Proficient in Microsoft Office.
Able to pass a background check.
Available to make a two year commitment.
Must have reliable transportation.
$25,000 annual salary
Five weeks paid vacation (three weeks are predetermined)
12 paid sick days
Tuition waiver at select public Illinois universities
How to apply:
To apply for the position, click on our Career Center link https://recruiter.isac.org/, go into first time applicants, and create your profile. Once your profile is finished, then apply for the Community Worker position. Also, when you apply for the Community Worker position make sure to include: a resume, cover letter, college transcripts, and 3 professional references.
Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to give a 3-5 minute presentation on the topic of their choice.
Additional information on the ISACorps can be found at http://www.isac.org/students/before-college/isacorps/.
Please note that ISAC does not pay relocation expenses.
It is the policy of ISAC to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, disability, or any other non-merit factor including but not limited to, sexual orientation.