YMS College Success Center VOLUNTEERS! Assist, Educate and Motivate students on the college application process.
The Youth Media Symposium (YMS) is seeking dynamic Volunteers for our College Success Centers throughout Newark, New Jersey. The centers will serve as a resource for students and parents to learn more about the college application process, receive assistance, learn skills for successful adaptation to college life, and identify the best college opportunities available. Volunteers will provide vital support to students and parents by educating, encouraging, and supporting students and families in their journey to greater college preparedness. An hour or two of your time may be the turning point in a student’s life! Give back and share your experiences and expertise!
Volunteers should be able to:
• Work well with students from varied backgrounds (Spanish is a plus)
• Have general knowledge of the college application process
• Have general knowledge about financial aid
• Be energetic and relatable