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.
Accelerate your career
Gain sought-after, career advancing skills in data management, team leadership, equity and more.
Build your network
Build relationships and connections that can open doors to multiple career pathways.
Be a critical support system and coach to every student you serve, all along their college journey.
Contribute to creating a more diverse college educated workforce, stronger communities and greater equitable economic mobility.
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
YOUR SERVICE MAKES A PROVEN DIFFERENCE:
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
*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
Where will you serve?
You'll service role will be either in-person or a 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