College Success Foundation
  • 01-Apr-2019 to 30-Apr-2019 (PST)
  • Programs
  • Bellingham, WA, USA
  • $13.00
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal


Achievers College Experience (ACE) Summer Program is a 3-day/2-night program for rising high school seniors designed to improve both academic and social preparedness for college.

The program takes place on the campus of Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA. Students and staff will reside on the campus of the university during the entire program in gender-specific residential halls.

Each Counselor is responsible for providing supervision, guidance and support to CSF Achievers Scholars attending the event. Counselors will work closely with other counselors and CSF staff while residing on campus during the program.

Overnight Counselors will work the nights of July 12th & 13th, from 10 pm 7 am with a 2 hour orientation prior to the first shift on Friday the 12th.

Program Dates:

  • ACE Training: Friday, July 12th (residential at WWU)
  • ACE Program: Friday, July 12th - Sunday, July 14th (residential at WWU)


  • Provide overnight supervision to a floor of students residing in a college dorm.
  • Ensure no one leaves their assigned floor after lights out.
  • Notify appropriate College Success Foundation staff in the event of an emergency or student issue.
  • Engage with students in a professional manner that upholds a safe and inclusive environment for all.


  • Ability to stay awake and alert overnight.
  • Must be available for all two overnight shifts (June 12th and 13th).
  • Ability to follow safety protocol including willingness to respectfully address student(s) if they are not acting in accordance with ACE rules.
  • Passion for working with high school students and helping them realize their potential.
  • Personal knowledge of, or an interest in learning about, high school students and the unique needs and strengths of students in this stage of development.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and develop positive relationships with students as well as fellow counselors, volunteers, and CSF staff.
  • Ability to demonstrate patience, flexibility, empathy, professionalism, and good judgement even in stressful situations and fast paced environments.
  • Respect for human diversity in all its forms, and commitment to facilitating a safe and inclusive environment for all students, volunteers, and staff.


  • Must be a currently enrolled in college or graduate student in good standing, or a recent graduate within the last two years.
  • Experience as a camp counselor, facilitating after-school or enrichment programs, coaching youth sports teams, or other youth development experience a plus.
  • We strongly encourage alumni of CSF programming, and CSF scholarship recipients (or former recipients) to apply.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand and walk; reach with hands and arms and talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.


Work environment is moderately noisy. There is exposure to dust and changes in weather conditions. Employees must be able to handle stress and be flexible and able to interact with students employees at all levels.


The position may change based upon needs of the program and/or organizational needs and available funding. In compliance with federal and state regulations, College Success Foundation maintains a drug free environment and all successful applicants must pass a drug screen prior to hire. Employees of College Success Foundation and its subsidiaries must be able to successfully work in and promote a multicultural and diverse work environment.

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods, or otherwise to balance the workload.

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College Success Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment

without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status

or any other characteristic protected by law.  If you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position,

please send an email to or call 877-655-4097 and let us know the nature of your request.

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