Working with Career Compass

Picture yourself working in a job where you can coach and guide people towards future college and career success. Imagine you get to work part-time as part of a statewide team of intelligent, caring, fun people. Is it a dream, or a job? Or, is it a dream job?

Career Compass brings together former teachers, counselors, social workers, and other professionals who are mission-driven to help others succeed. Flexible work schedules, ongoing training, and a supportive and open work environment are hallmarks of the Career Compass way of doing business.

Open Positions

Overview: Career Compass of Louisiana is adding new members to our dynamic team of college & career coaches in multiple parishes in the state.

College & career coaches will help students explore various career options, get on the right track for their chosen careers, gain admission to post-secondary institutions, discover financial aid opportunities, and more. Our coaches help students in middle and high school explore and map out their plans for the future. We believe that there is a place after high school for everyone, where they can learn, thrive, and reach the highest levels of their potential. Since 2006, we have empowered hundreds of thousands of students to achieve their goals after high school.

Positions Available: 1+ position in each service area listed

Service Areas:

  • Allen Parish

  • Avoyelles Parish

  • Rapides Parish

  • Sabine Parish

  • Vernon Parish

 Requirements

  • Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in education, social work, or guidance counseling, and must have experience working with students.

  • Work on a public school campus 3 days per week, during school hours. This is a part-time job.

  • Must have strong computer skills.

Responsibilities

  • Communicate effectively both orally and in written form.

  • Ability to work well with students, including but not limited to: researching college possibilities, aiding with ACT registration, assisting with completion of college applications, and providing information on financial aid.

  • Foster and develop relationships with school administration and support staff.

Job Type: Part-time

How to Apply

To apply to an open position, send your résumé to jobs(a)careercompassla.org. Include the parish you are applying for in the subject line of the email.