College Possible's AmeriCorps members are talented, passionate people who will do whatever it takes to help students earn admission to and succeed in college. The Corps consists of recent college graduates from across the country who have diverse knowledge and experiences. They all bring with them a desire to change the world and the determination to make it happen.
At College Possible, AmeriCorps members strive to be idealistic leaders even as they encounter obstacles in their service. They serve students directly as coaches and help build the organization's capacity by planning events, fundraising and supporting public relations.
After a year of service (although many people stick around for two), Corps members have gained the skills and experiences to prepare them for careers in education, public service, business, and much more, while knowing their time with College Possible has changed the lives of low-income students forever. Former Corps members, who go on to pursue a variety of careers, say it was the most challenging and rewarding professional experience they've ever had. And not only do they have fun while doing it, they make friendships that last a lifetime. You can read their first-hand experiences here.
Get answers to frequently asked questions and read about a year in the life of a Corps member at College Possible.
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The AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA Experience
AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA are national service programs that offer opportunities to serve through a network of partnerships with local and national nonprofit groups. College Possible's AmeriCorps team is made up of recent college graduates who serve a term of 10 to 12 months. They are part of every area of our organization - program, development, communications and administration.