College Forward coaches underserved, motivated students to achieve the benefits of higher education and a post-secondary degree. We pair students with near-peer coaches who provide personalized support to guide students from 11th grade through college graduation.
At College Forward, you’ll make the most of your AmeriCorps commitment by:
Seeing students through an entire year of preparation for college or staying in college.
Make a real difference in the lives of each student and family you support.
In exchange for their valuable service, College Forward AmeriCorps members receive the following:
No-cost medical insurance, and low-cost dental and vision insurance.
Eli Segal Education Award to use to pay off student loan debt or for future tuition.
Generous time off, including federal holidays, Winter Break, and flex time privileges.
Possible eligibility for SNAP (Food stamps).
Student loan forbearance for qualified student loans
Robust professional development, including continuous training, monthly professional development seminars, and opportunities to lead meetings.
Skill development and public service work experience.
Applications for the 2020-2021 service year have closed.