California College Corps
What We’re Looking For
- Passion for working in partnership with communities to make positive change
- Flexibility to work in different areas and adapt to changing circumstances;
- Growth mindset and eagerness to try new things;
- Interest in connecting with and learning from other students and partners across the state;
- Willingness to be an ambassador for the Fellowship on campus and beyond.
What You’ll Do
Fellows will work with K-12 schools, food banks / pantries, or climate action organizations to build healthier and more equitable communities across California. Fellows will be placed in a variety of community-based organizations to serve and carry out essential duties and services.
What You’ll Gain: Benefits
- Up to $7,000 living stipend (throughout service term) + $3,000 Education Award upon completion of 450 service hours
- Cooperative Work Experience college credit
- A real-world job experience and skills to add to your resume
- Access to training, networking, and professional development opportunities
- Connections with Fellows across the state via a virtual community platform and regional events
- A sense of pride in working toward a common purpose with young leaders from across the state.
Where You’ll Serve
College Corps at Allan Hancock College offers service positions in local nonprofits and municipal agencies within a reasonable distance from the Allan Hancock campuses.
To apply, students should meet the following minimum eligibility criteria:
- Full-time, enrolled undergraduate student at a College Corps partner campus
- Has a high school diploma or its equivalent by start of program
- Must currently be and remain in good academic standing
- Ability to commit to the program for the full academic year
- Must be a US Citizen, US National, legal permanent resident or AB 540 CA Dream Act Student (see below)
Eligible students should meet at least one of the following four criteria:
- Qualifies for a Federal Pell Grant
- Qualifies for State Cal Grant
- Qualifies for Middle Class Scholarship
- Needs to work part time and/or borrow student loans to meet educational costs
- Is an AB-540 CA Dream Act Student
- Is a Cal Grant A or B recipient (Note: this requirement may be waived at some participating campuses; please consult your institution for more details.)