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Calling All Seniors: Job Opportunities with College Possible!

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:00 AM - Sun, 18 Dec 2016 11:59 PM

CALLING ALL SENIORS! Are you on the job hunt? Want to make a difference?

College Possible is currently recruiting to fill AmeriCorps and VISTA positions for Fall 2017! 


By serving with College Possible, Service Corps members assist low-income high school students in earning admission into college and in succeeding while they work towards a degree. Over 260 new AmeriCorps and VISTA members will be selected to start in the fall in the Twin Cities, Milwaukee, Omaha, Portland; Chicago and Philadelphia!  The fall Application Deadlines are October 23rd, November 20th and December 18th.  For more information and application instructions, please visit the College Possible AmeriCorps page

As an organization, College Possible has achieved measurable success due to the idealism and hard work of their amazing Service Corps members. To date, 98% of their graduating seniors have been admitted to college, and their students graduate from college at rates 4 times higher than their peers! If chosen to serve with College Possible, you will know that you are making real and quantifiable impacts on students’ lives as they apply to and attend college. 

While serving with College Possible, Service Corps members have the opportunity to gain valuable nonprofit experience and network to launch their careers. Every year AmeriCorps members become connected to an immediate social network of like-minded, idealistic recent graduates.

If you are interested in serving with College Possible, there are a variety of positions available! You could directly support low-income high school students as they study for the ACT/SAT, apply to college and secure financial aid. College Possible also has positions that assist those same students while they work towards a college degree. Are you interested in a “behind-the-scenes” role? There are fundraising, communications, event-planning and other support positions available. 

If you are considering applying for an AmeriCorps or VISTA position with College Possible, you can begin the application process here! The fall Application Deadlines are October 23rd, November 20thand December 18th

For more information, visit http://www.collegepossible.org/serve/. If you have any questions, please contact AProgram@CollegePossible.org.

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