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Serve with College Possible and
College Opportunity 


Gain invaluable career experience

As a College Possible AmeriCorps coach, you’ll help talented, driven students from under-represented backgrounds achieve their goal of a college degree

Employers seek out AmeriCorps service members because they bring hands-on skills in team leadership, facilitation, equity and inclusion, intercultural communication and transferable industry expertise. Gain a head start for your career by helping aspiring youth navigate and overcome systemic barriers to achieve their goal of a college degree. 

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Accelerate your career

Gain sought-after, career advancing skills in data management, team leadership, equity and more.


Change lives

Be a critical support system and coach to every student you serve, all along their college journey.

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Build your network

Join a national network of fellow AmeriCorps leaders that's more than a million strong.


Empower communities

Contribute to creating a more diverse college educated workforce, stronger communities and greater equitable economic mobility.

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Engaging with the students for the first time reminded me why this job is so important. I’m not just teaching material or how to research colleges. I’m leaving an impact that will stick with my students beyond their high school and college years.

Leah, College Possible  coach



Compared to their peers from similar backgrounds,

College Possible students are:


more likely to enroll in college the year after high school graduation


more likely to earn a bachelor’s degree after graduating high school
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*Of the students served fiscal year 2021 who reported race/ethnicity; this represents those who identified as Black/African/African-American, Hispanic/Latinx, Asian/Pacific Islander, American Indian/Native Alaskan or Multiracial.

Who will you serve?

You’ll serve a diverse cohort of high school or college students, many of whom are the first in their family to attend college.


from under-invested communities


identify as students of color

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Where will you serve?

You'll serve an in-person or tech-connected hybrid role, typically stationed at a College Possible office or partner school campus. Available positions span:


Full-time or part-time roles


Urban communities nationwide


Partner university campuses

Join our upcoming recruitment events


AmeriCorps service virtual information session

9:00am-9:45am Pacific / 11:00am-11:45am Central

Join us to learn more about part-time and full-time service opportunities as a College Possible AmeriCorps coach. 

In this virtual webinar, we'll answer your top questions about AmeriCorps service including: Available positions, compensation and benefits, what you'll do as a College Possible coach, and the wealth of sought-after skills and experience you'll gain throughout your service year.