A Place Called Home

A Place Called Home is seeking a detail-oriented Scholarship Program

Under the direction of the Associate Director of Teen and Young Adult
Services (TYAS), the Scholarship Program Coordinator will provide support
to the APCH Shaheen Scholarship Program by assisting with the management of
scholarship databases, tracking student compliance and knowledge
management. The Associate will assist with the management of the
scholarship program including: student outreach, assistance with applying
for financial aid for incoming and current scholars, preparation of reports
and presentations, planning and executing special scholarship initiatives,
including special events, scholarship application and interview process,
and provide support for program volunteers and committees.

Job Title: Scholarship Program Coordinator

Department: Bridge to the Future

Reports to: Associate Director of Teen and Young Adult Services

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt/40 hours per week

Hourly Range: $14.00-16.00 DOE

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

   - Manage the scholarship databases, including scholarship allocations,
   check requests, knowledge management and tracking student compliance.
   - Work in collaboration Accounting Dept. and APCH Development Dept. to
   prepare and track and reconcile budgets on a quarterly basis, administer
   scholarships check requests, and submit reports for the funding sources as
   - Oversee student accounts, documentation for scholarships participants,
   and maintenance of accurate rosters for scholarship candidates, applicants
   and recipients.
   - Develop, collect, and organize of forms and reports associated with
   the scholarship program.
   - Conduct presentations and oversee communication with APCH Shaheen
   Scholarship Committee including: interview process; award and scholarship
   selection award process; policy development and review; and preparing
   updates, agendas, recommendations and status changes.
   - Update APCH Shaheen Scholarship Policy book as needed.
   - Manage scholarship review process including: preparation, distribution
   and collection of scholarship applications; audit applications for
   completeness; distribution of final applications to APCH Shaheen
   Scholarship Committee; coordination of interview day logistics including
   scheduling and confirmation of students and committee member interviews;
   and photo documentation of the annual college scholarship interview day
   - Prepare and support the APCH Shaheen Scholarship application process,
   including but not limited to conducting information sessions, assisting
   students with the completion of their applications, tracking applicant
   eligibility and, scheduling of applicant interviews
   - In partnership with the High School Pathways Coordinator, support the
   college preparation program, including teaching classes/workshops,
   assisting with tours and field trips, and planning special events
   - Research, develop and implement curriculum for college access and
   achievement for teen members, scholars and families
   - Responsible for event planning and logistics of the scholarship
   program including annual scholarship awards ceremony, Scholarship Interview
   Day, Program Orientation Week, Cash for College, professional development
   workshops and others as needed.
   - Assist with the coordination of the APCH Shaheen Summer Intensive
   Program for scholarship recipients, which includes, but is not limited to,
   preparing curricula and syllabi, scheduling guest speakers, preparing and
   collecting assignments, and program logistics as necessary
   - Conduct outreach and participate in recruitment efforts as it pertains
   to the scholarship program
   - Develop and facilitate parent engagement workshops and activities for
   the scholarship program at least twice a year.
   - Assist with all administrative duties that are assigned and execute in
   a timely manner
   - Oversee a caseload of scholars and support their academic and personal
   development in college
   - Assist students with completion of their Financial Aid applications
   (e.g. FAFSA, Dream Act, and GPA verification form)
   - Assist students with applying to Community College, CSU, UC, and
   Private Colleges.
   - Assist with the supervision of members during program hours, special
   events and field trips
   - Assist members with homework, applications, research papers, essays,
   and resumes/cover letters as needed
   - Serve as a mentor and role model for members
   - Attend all required program meetings
   - Assist with all agency events as required
   - Assist in other tasks as assigned


Bachelor’s Degree required

Two years experience working with teen and young adult population

Two years working in an office environment

Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel

Additional Information

   - Must work well with diverse populations of employees and clients
   - Must demonstrate a commitment to personal and professional growth and
   - Must be able to work some evenings and/or weekends for agency and/or
   department events

To Apply:

Qualified candidates, please email resume, cover letter to Human Resources
at Please include all documents as one pdf file
and use “Scholarship Program Coordinator” in the subject line.

(E-mail submissions only/No phone inquiries)

Responses will be sent only to individuals meeting the outlined
requirements of the position.


Background screening required/Relevant skills assessment required during

*Human Resource Department*

A PLACE CALLED HOME | 2830 S. Central Avenue | Los Angeles | CA | 90011

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