We Are Hiring!

We Are Hiring!

We Are Hiring! 640 640 Best Foot Forward Foundation

Join our agency, doing the most rewarding work in an incredible environment!

Best Foot Forward is a 501(c)3 nonprofit based in Boca Raton, serving at-risk and foster students throughout Palm Beach County. We are a growing agency with an exceptional work environment. We offer generous PTO, dental and vision insurance, health insurance, a 401K plan and other benefits. Salaries are commensurate with experience.

We have an immediate opening, listed below. If you are interested, please send your resume to Debbie Ellman at dellman@bestfoot.org.

The College Coach will assist our students as they navigate their class requirements, guiding them towards earning their degrees by focusing on academic achievement and course completion. This can be a part-time or full-time position with some work from home flexibility.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance and support to students with regard to their academic progress
  • Review syllabi and class material; create semester calendar and track due dates and deadlines for all course work
  • Meet with students on campus and/or in-office; communicate by phone/text on a regular basis to
  • Help students stay on track; assist with studying and assignment completion
  • Assist students in developing study and organizational skills, including how to use an agenda to calendar and follow due dates
  • Coordinate tutoring as needed
  • Liaison with college team personnel as needed
  • Complete weekly student progress reports
  • Attend weekly team meetings
  • Be aware of important college academic calendar dates
  • Be aware of information on school campuses that may be useful tools or resources

Candidate Will:

  • Be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational skills
  • Be able to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships
  • Exercise patience and flexibility with students
  • Be able to multitask and problem solve
  • Be able to meet schedules and deadlines
  • Have reliable transportation
  • Must have bachelor’s degree or higher